Trump’s pick to regulate the telecom industry is pro-business, anti-regulation, and relaxed on privacy.
A construction robot has to be powerful enough to handle heavy material, small enough to enter standard buildings, and flexible enough to navigate the terrain.
A startup uses algorithms that understand the anatomy of cells to discover new uses for existing drugs.
More than half of pediatric cancer patients have genetic faults that could affect their diagnosis or be targeted by drugs.
The Download, Jan 23, 2017: Samsung Battery Fail, China's Global Gadget Grab, and Fighting Bad Science
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Playing poker involves dealing with imperfect information, which makes the game very complex, and more like many real-world situations.
Bad battery design and questionable manufacturing were to blame, but management culture may have enabled the problem to slip through the net.
The device from U.K. researchers picks up the changing magnetic fields caused by electric motors, combustion engines, and fans—including the kind found inside computers.
Limited to just audio, users of Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant don’t seem to stick with apps that run on their helper’s software. Would a screen help?
A small study found that the app’s recommendations weren’t quite as good as those from Google News, but is the trade-off worth it?