Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to make Internet access more widely available faces a public backlash in India.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Startup unveils a control system it hopes will become the industry standard for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles.
Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
With the addition of a huge medical records database—and the computing infrastructure to analyze it—Watson could help doctors make better use of clinical data.
The prospects for carbon-neutral vehicles could get a boost from a new way to make hydrogen from biomass.
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
A system that keeps data on corporate computers and mobile devices encrypted until it is viewed may help prevent breaches.