Privacy bosses at Google and Facebook say letting the U.S. government unlock encrypted customer data would make law enforcement less accountable.
A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
A company that makes robots designed to work closely with humans has a new version that addresses the limitations of its first effort.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
Apple helped IBM create a service that can analyze medical data collected by iPhone apps, and could deliver personalized health advice.
Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to make Internet access more widely available faces a public backlash in India.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Startup unveils a control system it hopes will become the industry standard for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles.