And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
Companies are competing to turn data into advice on how to farm better, and attracting investments from the likes of Google Ventures and Monsanto.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
Mozilla helped an open Web flourish in the 2000s. Now it’s struggling to play a meaningful role on mobile devices.
The 3,500 apps available for the Apple Watch show the device’s promise and pitfalls.
The HoloLens augmented-reality headset projects believable images of people into real settings.
Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.
Facebook teams with researchers to transfer your smiles and frowns into virtual reality.
The compact, speed-limited vehicles being tested by Google might have a better chance at success than automated versions of conventional cars.