The Defense Department's research and development arm wants to put computers to work in the complex task of creating models for machine learning.
Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robot maker that's apparently up for sale, has a new four-legged robot small enough to walk around a house, agile enough to load your dishwasher, and not quite clever enough to avoid banana skins on the floor.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Amazon $130,000 for shipping or attempting to ship hazardous goods by air in 2014.
Representatives took to Twitter and Periscope on Wednesday to evade a TV blackout of a sit-in held to push forward new gun legislation.
The Federal Aviation Administration has published long-awaited rules that loosen restrictions on commercial use of drones but don't go as far as allowing drone delivery services like that proposed by Amazon.
Emojis have become an important and essential communication tool for hundreds of millions of people, so naturally, now there's a movie coming.
Scientists in South Korea have developed solar cells thin enough they can be bent around a pencil. The cells, which were announced on Monday, could help usher in the use of solar energy in small portable gadgets where space is at a premium.
An IT worker at Mossak Fonseca, the company at the heart of the "Panama Papers" leak on offshore companies, was arrested on Wednesday by prosecutors in Geneva.
Amazon faces a $350,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration after shipping a corrosive chemical by air, in violation of federal law -- the 25th time the company has been found to violate hazardous chemical shipping regulations in two and a half years.
A Silicon Valley startup says it's developed a better lens for smartphone photography -- one that produces clearer images without the distortion often seen in photos from competing lenses.
In an interview at Asus' headquarters in Taipei last week, I asked Shih about his design thinking philosophy, where he seeks inspiration and his throughs on artificial intelligence.
One of the surprise products of last week's Computex IT show in Taiwan was the Zenbo robot from Asus. IDG News Service spoke with Jonney Shih, chairman of Asus and the power behind much of the company's product planning and design, to find out more about Zenbo.
If you think overclocking is something that only hardcore PC enthusiasts can get into, think again. At Computex in Taipei last week I got the chance to try overclocking Intel's latest processor, the 10-core Broadwell-E chip, and it was a lot of fun.
Windows Hello is Microsoft’s biometric security system for Windows 10 PCs, but it requires special hardware. Japan's Mouse Computer will soon launch add-on sensors for any PC.
When the combined armies of Zorg are firing photon weapons at you, 5 kilograms doesn't seem like much.
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