In a new book, political scientist Virginia Eubanks says using computers to decide who gets social services hurts the poor.
There are about as many opinions as there are experts.
The AI boom offers Chinese chipmakers a chance to catch up after years of lagging behind.
Wind energy is booming, making maintenance work on turbines one of the fastest-growing jobs in the US.
A forthcoming UN regulation will slash shipping industry pollution but may also speed up climate change.
At Amazon Go, you grab your milk and leave. It might take some getting used to.
Software that hijacks your computer to mine has become the most popular malware on the planet.
50,000 healthy people will be screened in an effort to detect hidden tumors.
Close examination reveals how power is being consolidated across their networks.
The fastest-growing business app is relying on machine-learning tricks to fend off a deluge of messages—as well as competition from Facebook and Microsoft.
I rode in a bunch of autonomous cars so you don’t have to.
The company’s cryptocurrency has also seen an incredible run-up in value, but investors may have gotten the wrong idea.
Researchers have found worrying security holes in apps companies use to control industrial processes.
Gene editing can change an animal’s sex.
AI will make better decisions by embracing uncertainty.
Six drug firms are paying to sequence the DNA in the UK Biobank.
Five drug firms are paying to sequence the genes of half a million Britons, and will make the data public.
Entrepreneurial parents are reinventing the baby bottle, sleep monitor, and breast pump.
Robots may take over, but they’ll look cool doing it.
Fires ravaged the West, hurricanes battered the East—and still emissions continued to rise.