Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.
By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.
Deep learning software has dramatically improved image recognition tools. Pinterest and Shoes.com are testing it out on shoppers.
A professor who created an algorithm that may overturn an orthodoxy of computer science has the field’s experts excited.
Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock?
Wladimir Palant, Adblock Plus, and the (profitable) war against unacceptable ads.
There are four northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Will a 360-degree documentary help us preserve them?
Researchers in Germany have developed technology for an armband that lets you feel impact from virtual interactions.
A leading privacy activist says Google’s lack of support for strong encryption makes second-class citizens out of people who can’t afford Apple devices.
The social network shows off software that combines visual intelligence with an understanding of language.