The Emotiv brain-computer interface was designed to let users control their computers with their thoughts alone, opening up a new avenue for hands-free computing as well as a potential means for those with disabilities to communicate through machines
Robots that can read and respond to brain waves will eventually help stroke patients regain movement, using new neural interfaces that can re-train damaged motor pathways.
Pilot founds first university dedicated to unmanned systems
The jury in the landmark intellectual property case Apple v. Samsung ruled overwhelmingly in favor of Apple on Friday, awarding the iPhone maker approximately $1.05 billion in damages.
It’s one of the most memorable scenes in science fiction: a 3-D, holographic Princess Leia, begging for Obi-Wan’s help. America’s spy services have just plunked down $58 million to make it real.
Stuff goes missing. Maybe you misplaced something, or maybe one of the uninvited guests at your last shindig is “borrowing” it. Regardless, now you need it, and you can’t find it.
A new material developed at Harvard and MIT adds a distinctly cybernetic element to the science of tissue engineering.
Neutron generators provide materials analysis and non-destructive testing tools to many industries, including oilfield operations, heavy mechanical production, art conservancy, detective work, and medicine.
It’s beginning to look a lot like a big season in the United States for mobile gadgets, with the still-rumored launch by Apple in September of a new iPhone, expected to ignite fresh growth in the smartphone market in the US and worldwide.
How the first autonomous strike plane will land on aircraft carriers, navigate hostile airspace and change the future of flight
A startup prepares to manufacture electronics that conform to skin, arteries, and organs, allowing new surgical and measuring methods.
Samsung owes Apple more than $1 billion in damages for violating Apple hardware and software patents, a California jury ruled on Friday. The jury found that Samsung infringed upon Apple patents having to do with physical design and user interfaces
For the first time, a functional solid-state quantum computer has completed a fairly simple math problem, factoring a prime number into its constituent parts.
3-D printing has yielded items both fascinating and potentially troubling.
Which companies really scare Google executives?
Apple appears to be beefing up its security practices, at least for customers in Canada. According to iPhone Canada and numerous reports on Twitter – several from people reaching out to Wired
The mammoth Apple-Samsung patent trial moved to the jury Tuesday, setting the stage for a verdict that could have huge implications for the hot market in smartphones and tablet computers.
Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.
3-D printing has yielded items both fascinating and potentially troubling. Now we can add one more to the list of printed achievements...
A resurrected hover vehicle won't fly through dense forests as effortlessly as the "Star Wars" speeder bikes from "Return of the Jedi," but its intuitive controls could someday allow anyone to fly it without pilot training.
Chinese physicists unveil a router that uses a quantum control signal to determine the path of a quantum data signal
The fallen powerhouse is keeping patents covering some promising technologies.
Does society really want extremely private mobile devices if they make life easier for criminals? Apple's newly toughened standards sharpen the focus on that question.
Research into the genetic factors behind certain disease mechanisms, illness progression and response to new drugs is frequently carried out using tiny multi-cellular animals such as nematodes, fruit flies or zebra fish.
How a defense-based industry is preparing to fill the home skies with robots
Apple's relationship with Google recently reached a new low. The Cupertino, California, company announced it would drop Google Maps from the iPhone in favor of its own software and retire the YouTube app from the start screen of its mobile devices.
When it comes to storing information, hard drives don’t hold a candle to DNA. Our genetic code packs billions of gigabytes into a single gram.
During the last two years that we have been building Diaspora, we have uncovered lots of interesting problems related to our core mission—giving people ownership over their data.
A quarter of America’s major metropolitan roads have stretches in substandard condition, and drivers pay the consequences—potholes alone cost car owners an average of $335 a year in tires, repair and maintenance.
It's like a hydraulic go-cart spider