Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.
The NSA’s deputy director at the time of the Snowden leaks argues that it makes sense for the agency to simultaneously aim to compromise and improve online security.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.
Apple and Samsung still dominate globally, but smaller players are challenging in fast-growing markets.
A chip that uses a million digital neurons and 256 million synapses may signal the beginning of a new era of more intelligent computers.
A system designed to let carriers remotely install software on phones, or change their settings without a user noticing, is open to abuse.
A heads-up display could be safer than glancing at your smartphone while driving—but some features may be more distracting than others.