The race to build the next generation of super-fast mobile-data networks has begun in Germany, which started auctioning off its spectrum licenses for 5G on Tuesday.
A researcher has combined crowdsourcing and facial recognition to produce online software that can help users identify unknown subjects in Civil War-era photos.
The U.S. Department of Energy has disclosed the details of its newest $500-million supercomputer.
The U.K. government will fund a program in which "carefully vetted" prisoners will be taught software coding.
A U.S. regulator is asking for public comments on whether autonomous cars lacking steering wheels and brake pedals should be allowed on the nation’s streets.
Artificial intelligence is much worse at identifying objects by sight than many people realize.
The ability of Internet users to spread a video of Friday's slaughter in New Zealand marked a triumph—however appalling—of human ingenuity over computerized systems designed to block troubling images of violence and hate.
Back in 2016, the physicist Stephen Hawking and the billionaire Yuri Milner unveiled a plan to travel to the stars. The so-called Breakthrough Starshot project is a $100 million program to develop and demonstrate the technologies necessary to visit a nearby star system.
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid's surface.
Researchers in Australia are combining their quantum computing powers, uniting methods designed by researchers at each university to prove their feasibility.
Researchers have designed a robot-mounted gripper that can lift items of various weights, shapes, and sizes.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology found enterprises with technologists on their boards have superior revenue growth, return on assets, and market capitalization expansion, compared to others.
Exploring the potential of plant-robot hybrids that can produce architectural artifacts and living spaces.
Stanford Helped Pioneer Artificial Intelligence. Now the University Wants to Put Humans at Its Center.
A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such as the first autonomous vehicle.
Artificial intelligence can identify people in pictures, find the next TV series you should binge watch on Netflix, and even drive a car.
Call it the Great Convergence of Creepiness. The first bit, the uncanny valley, we're all familiar with by now: If a humanoid robot looks super realistic, but not quite realistic enough, it freaks us out.
Pressure from Congress and the Trump administration has forced top U.S. universities to refuse research funding from China's Huawei Technologies over national security issues.
Diversity in Tech: How One VC Firm Is Partnering With Historically Black Colleges to Address the Pipeline Issue
Unusual Ventures this summer will launch a program designed to increase the number of black students working in technical internships.
Concern that cars could be hacked by criminals, terrorists, or even rogue governments has prompted a new era of security efforts within the auto industry.
The first computational model of the human kidney is enabling scientists to more deeply explore kidney function and how new medications may work.