Reports of a backdoor in the messaging app overlook the fact that building software used by 1 billion people can require compromise.
The brain is complex—but when techniques developed to analyze how it works were applied to a chip running Donkey Kong, they were found lacking.
Alphabet has scrapped its project. Facebook’s is struggling, too.
Blockstack’s system would let you control your own personal data—for example, by revoking a site’s access to it.
For the first time, funding from the U.S. government may be spent on man-made approaches to ease climate change.
Members of Best Buy’s Geek Squad passed incriminating evidence to the law enforcement agency and received payments from agents.
Chips with silicon “neurons” could make satellites, aircraft, and drones smarter.
Changing economic realities mean that America is already reducing its emissions, but the president says more action is needed to accelerate the process.
But most impressive of all, it’s running without subsidies.
The vehicle may beat any Tesla in a drag race, but it’s a long way from being put into production.