Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
Mobile chip company Qualcomm wants homes and businesses to set up their own open 4G hotspots just as they do Wi-Fi networks today.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.
Genetically engineered mice treated for Middle East respiratory syndrome are disease-free, but it’s not yet clear if it will work for humans.
My virtual helper can be surprisingly lifelike, but she’s obsessed with meetings.
A startup called MetaMind has developed a new, improved algorithm for processing language.
How the Japanese company Line turns free messages into real revenue.
Advertisers are increasingly using technology that targets users across multiple devices, and it’s working.
A swarm of small satellites could give critical infrastructure an Internet connection that never goes down.