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Roomba to Rule the Smart Home
December 14th, 2017, 04:27 PM
iRobot CEO Colin Angle says mapping data generated by the company’s robotic cleaners will finally make our homes intelligent.
AOL Instant Messenger Made Social Media What It Is Today
December 13th, 2017, 04:27 PM
The once popular messaging platform goes dark this week, but its legacy of instant communication is here to stay.
Apps That Hint at a Fanciful Fake Future
December 12th, 2017, 04:27 PM
A new wave of mobile AR and VR apps is here, and these are the ones you need to check out.
Farmers Seek to Deploy Powerful Gene Drive
December 11th, 2017, 04:27 PM
A technology feared for its potential as a bioweapon is attracting interest from farmers as a way to control pests.
Can China Contain Bitcoin?
December 10th, 2017, 04:27 PM
It is trying. But the cryptocurrency is bigger than any country, even the one where it has been most popular.
The Man with a Plan to Upgrade the Democrats
December 7th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Raffi Krikorian, the CTO of the Democratic National Committee, is out to beat hackers—and the Republicans.
The Man with a Plan to Upgrade the Democrats
December 7th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Raffi Krikorian, the CTO of the Democratic National Committee, is out to beat hackers—and the Republicans.
The Demise of Net Neutrality Will Harm Innovation in America
December 7th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Congress needs to move fast to limit the damage.
This VR Exhibit Lets You Connect with the Human Side of War
December 5th, 2017, 04:27 PM
A pioneering photojournalist hopes VR can restore war photography’s dramatic power to influence and inform us.
This VR Exhibit Lets You Connect with the Human Side of War
December 5th, 2017, 04:27 PM
A pioneering photojournalist hopes VR can restore war photography’s dramatic power to influence and inform us.
Google Has Released an AI Tool That Makes Sense of Your Genome
December 4th, 2017, 04:27 PM
AI tools could help us turn information gleaned from genetic sequencing into life-saving therapies.
Surge of Carbon Pricing Proposals Coming in the New Year
December 3rd, 2017, 04:27 PM
The state measures could save hundreds of millions of tons in carbon emissions over the next decade.
Hacking Back Makes a Comeback—But It’s Still a Really Bad Idea
November 30th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Some politicians want to make it legal for individuals and companies in America to pursue digital assailants.
Hacking Back Makes a Comeback—But It’s Still a Really Bad Idea
November 30th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Some politicians want to make it legal for individuals and companies in America to pursue digital assailants.
The Surgeon Who Wants to Connect You to the Internet with a Brain Implant
November 29th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Eric Leuthardt believes that in the near future we will allow doctors to insert electrodes into our brains so we can communicate directly with computers and each other.
AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games
November 28th, 2017, 04:27 PM
AI programs that imagine new games show how the creative arts may evolve.
How High-Tech Mirrors Can Send Heat into Space
November 27th, 2017, 04:27 PM
SkyCool’s advanced materials could reinvent air-conditioning and refrigeration—cutting costs and greenhouse gases in the process.
How High-Tech Mirrors Can Send Heat into Space
November 27th, 2017, 04:27 PM
SkyCool’s advanced materials could reinvent air-conditioning and refrigeration—cutting costs and greenhouse gases in the process.
This Startup Developed a Promising New Battery Material—and a Novel Survival Strategy
November 13th, 2017, 04:27 PM
Kenan Sahin made $1.5 billion on his first company. Now he’s using his resources and experience to advance lithium-ion cathodes, propel electric vehicles, and help other battery startups succeed.
India Warily Eyes AI
October 23rd, 2017, 04:27 PM
Technology outsourcing has been India’s only reliable job creator in the past 30 years. Now artificial intelligence threatens to wipe out those gains.