Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
Apple and Samsung still dominate globally, but smaller players are challenging in fast-growing markets.
Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.
Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.
A chip that uses a million digital neurons and 256 million synapses may signal the beginning of a new era of more intelligent computers.
A system designed to let carriers remotely install software on phones, or change their settings without a user noticing, is open to abuse.
The first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
Researchers at IBM are testing a version of Watson designed to listen and contribute to business meetings.
The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo's computational anthropologists.
GPS doesn't work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?