Poorly secured webcams and other Internet-connected devices are already being used as tools for cyberattacks. Can the government prevent this from becoming a catastrophic problem?
Children can find their behavior shaped by robotic companions—so let’s not screw them up.
Artificial intelligence could dramatically improve the economy and aspects of everyday life, but we need to invent ways to make sure everyone benefits.
Customer-service reps are getting real-time coaching from software that has learned to detect problems in a conversation.
Sensors and AI can keep tabs on employees better than any boss.
The storage company Box ratchets up its competition with Dropbox.
When thousands of companies use a single Web services company, even small mistakes can prove catastrophic.
A groundbreaking online-spying case unearths details that companies wish you didn’t know about how vital information slips away from them.
Computer programmers won’t stop making dangerous errors on their own. It’s time they adopted an idea that makes the physical world safer.
Startup Cobalt gives bots a warm and fuzzy look to help humans feel more comfortable around them.