Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
Pictures of the secretive and extremely high-powered weapon have appeared on Chinese social media.
A new technology hopes to provide customers with "human surrogates" who strap screens to their faces so they can interact with the world on customers' behalf.
Experts caution about the dangers of the current technological revolution at the annual gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The capabilities on this thing are both impressive and worrisome.
Facebook's Q4 earnings call was a mixed bag, with many indications that the company is now feeling the effects of social media fatigue among a significant portion of their userbase.
What if your work commute was as fast as putting on a headset?
Scientists devise neural networks that can spot likely government corruption.
Can scientists agree on a code of ethics? The World Economic Forum Young Scientists community just proposed a Code of Ethics, which was a topic of discussion at the recent World Economic Forum's meeting in Davos,...
In a move that will have far-reaching consequences for legitimate and illegitimate businesses alike, Facebook has effectively banned any and all Bitcoin advertising.
New privacy tools and transparency are all part of continuing changes to the largest social network in the world.
A rocket company launches an orbiting artwork for all the world to see, whether they want to or not.
A significant hangup on the way to portable artificial intelligence has been the neural synapse, which has been particularly tricky to reproduce in hardware. Until now.
Ingvar Kamprad may be the most influential aesthete in the history of interior design, thanks to the mass-produced and self-assembled furniture created by his company, Ikea.
Elon Musk's latest product is the next in a long line of PR stunts for companies like Tesla, The Boring Company and more.
Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.
Granted, genetic manipulation has been a dream for decades. Here’s what is different now.
Get ready for images projected in mid-air to start appearing in the next few years.
Artificial Intelligence will change the nature of some jobs, and eliminate others. But will that be good for humanity? Bill Gates thinks so.
Shanghai scientist Ruxin Li has already built the world’s most powerful lasers, and he plans a new one that can rip matter from empty space.
"At times, it seems as if we are condemned to try to understand our own time with conceptual frameworks more than half a century old." Historian Niall Ferguson says it's time for an update.