The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
Quantum computers are still a distant prospect, but Microsoft researchers say we should strengthen online encryption against them now.
A startup has built a glasses-free 3-D screen that’s much bigger than its previous prototype, bringing it a step closer to being built into gadgets (including the one in your driveway).
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Facebook is about to begin beaming down Internet access from a solar-powered drone the size of an airliner.
China’s leading carmaker is testing technology that would let vehicles communicate wirelessly with each other and with traffic signals.
FireChat can link Android and Apple phones into a long-range communications network even when the cell network is down.
Google's new translation app puts simulated neurons on your phone—a technique that could make future gadgets much smarter.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
Researchers are trying to program self-driving cars to make split-second decisions that raise real ethical questions.