By testing the ground beneath its feet, it can work out how to make its move.
The clampdown will clean up the air and help spur electric vehicle adoption.
The company believes flying vehicles would help it keep its maps updated—or even build detailed scenes for autonomous cars.
The votes for Brexit and Donald Trump contradicted pollsters, but some researchers say Twitter was sending accurate signals all along.
Pay-as-you-go solar systems have begun to light up homes in underserved parts of the continent, but will need to pack more punch to leapfrog the grid.
Using 30 percent less energy and scrapping coal subsidies are a far cry from America’s likely future environmental policies.
Companies are racing to develop a new type of cancer therapy, but scientists are still assessing their safety.
DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.
Google’s songwriting program learns by combining statistical learning and explicit rules—the same approach may make it easier for engineers to shape other AI programs.
When anyone can make use of a burgeoning army of rogue connected devices for a fee, the threat of a crippled Internet is more real than ever.