The Second Quantum Revolution
Physicists are using a growing array of new tools to engineer on a subatomic scale, with amazing results
Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs
After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year....
Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes
Amazon won’t say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the...
Apple sends invites for Oct. 30 iPad, Mac event
Apple today sent invitations for an Oct. 30 event that will likely include the launch of new iPads and Macs.
35 million voter records up for sale on the dark web, report says
Dark web peddlers are busy this election season.
Is Lab-Grown Meat Ready for Dinner?
Startups are cultivating cuts of chicken, beef and duck from clusters of animal cells. The tech is impressive. But how does it taste?
Major breakthrough: Army artillery hits target at 38 miles, doubling range
The Army has successfully fired a 155mm artillery round 62 kilometers (38.5 miles) - marking a technical breakthrough in the realm of land-based...
Inside Facebook's cybersecurity 'war room,' scientists fight to safeguard elections
Deep in the trenches of Facebook's sprawling Menlo Park, Calif. campus, security experts, threat intelligence investigators, data scientists and...
Sapphire gem-based ‘transparent’ armor protects soldiers from snipers
Made from a synthetic version of the highly-prized sapphire gemstone, new transparent armor is lighter, thinner and pulverizes bullets on impact.
In Facebook's effort to fight fake news, human fact-checkers struggle to keep up
At Facebook Inc. headquarters in Silicon Valley this week, engineers and researchers huddled around computers in a newly configured “war room” to...
Are Facebook's Bad Metrics to Blame for 'Pivot to Video'?
Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership have reignited debate about who is to blame for the publishing industry’s...
How Autonomous Vehicles Will Reshape Our World
Self-driving cars are just one piece of the puzzle. Former New York City traffic commissioner Samuel I. Schwartz (aka Gridlock Sam) explains.