New technologies give vaccine developers a boost in early development, but large-scale testing and production are bogged down by high costs and lengthy trials.
How Nest is turning its consumer hit into a service for utilities.
The company’s social scientists are hunting for insights about human behavior. What they find could give Facebook new ways to cash in on our data—and remake our view of society.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?
Social-networking apps that eschew real names are gaining ground.
Developers and designers are now building apps for Google’s smart watch platform.
Can a computer algorithm reliably identify clothing combinations that will make you look good? Scientists at eBay’s research labs are trying to find out.
Venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s comprehensive Internet report shows how quickly Chinese companies are gaining online clout.
A 2001 essay warned advocates of free expression not to delude themselves into thinking the Internet can never be controlled.
A recent demonstration involving two trucks tethered by computer control shows how automation and vehicle-to-vehicle communication are creeping onto the roads.