Apple, Google and others are creating whole ecosystems of products. Here is a full rundown
Video talks (and one audio interview) with the scientists behind four transformative innovations
Efforts to take down the terrorist organization's Web sites and expose its supporters could interfere with carefully planned law enforcement operations
Air jets and sound waves can be used to levitate objects. But the strangest way of all taps the quantum effects of superconductors. Game developer, space traveler and friend of Scientific American Richard Garriott glides through the demonstration...
Giving governments backdoor access to private communications would do more harm than good, security analysts warn
A new set of search tools called Memex, developed by DARPA, peers into the “deep Web” to reveal illegal activity
The spy agency pushed the federal technology standard-bearer NIST to include a flawed, little used algorithm in a 2006 cryptography standard
And why security experts warn that this is a terrible idea
Erratic human behavior and incomplete information plague efforts to model this risk
Researchers are working to engineer practical devices that patients can use in their homes
In which Tushi the chimp extends her species's known tool use to drone removal
Stephen Hoover, CEO of Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, talks with Scientific American tech editor Larry Greenemeier about the revolution underway in machine learning, in which the machine eventually programs itself
The best algorithms determine who wins and loses in a digital economy that thrives on steering the consumer toward an opportune click
The device relies on a precisely timed sequence of sound waves that create a region of low pressure that traps tiny objects, which can then be manipulated solely by sound waves
The basics of the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA)...
At the “Innovation: An American Imperative” symposium October 20 on Capitol Hill, industry leaders and members of Congress talked about shoring up federal support for basic research and development ...
Older adults are seeking support and carnal knowledge from peers
MUSICA is part of a new DARPA program to explore new ways that people can interact with computers and robots
Mr. Fusion aside, this 1989 time-traveling comedy was spot-on about many devices that we now take for granted
The company’s moves to have iPhones be less dependent on the cloud and to be more encrypted could mean more user privacy