Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
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.
With the addition of a huge medical records database—and the computing infrastructure to analyze it—Watson could help doctors make better use of clinical data.
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
A system that keeps data on corporate computers and mobile devices encrypted until it is viewed may help prevent breaches.
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
Philosopher Nick Bostrom says major tech companies are listening to his warnings about investing in “AI safety” research.