Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?
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?
Applied Materials has started shipping equipment that could help double the energy storage of batteries.
China is betting long-term on unconventional gas, but it is running into problems developing its vast shale resources.
Flexible displays haven’t been usable as touch screens, or durable—those problems have now been solved.
Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.