Google’s browser-based operating system is still shaky when offline, but Samsung’s Chromebook, priced at just $249, is a decent cheap laptop.
How a 1960s sociology experiment could hold the key to better Internet routing.
Thanks to its deposits of buried bitumen, Canada is one of the world’s fastest-growing oil producers. New extraction technologies are opening up even more of the vast resource—prompting fresh environmental concerns.
A system that keeps data on corporate computers and mobile devices encrypted until it is viewed may help prevent breaches.
The Internet is both a utility and a medium. Only one of these things is exciting.
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.
One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.