Google X research lab boss Astro Teller says experimental wireless balloons will deliver Internet access throughout the Southern Hemisphere by next year.
Motion, audio, and location data harvested from a smartphone can be analyzed to accurately predict stress or depression.
A startup says getting a robot to do things should be less about writing code and more like animal training.
Computerized headlights could eliminate glare from oncoming cars while improving visibility.
Tesla and Solar City say their vast manufacturing operations will make solar the cheapest source of electricity in the United States.
A new study says the population could hit 12 billion by 2100, though it doesn’t take into account the effects of climate change, food shortages, disease, or conflict.
The creator of a much-loved game for nurturing virtual creatures is developing a new playpen for more advanced beasts.
Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
A DNA sequencer the size of a cell phone could change where, and how, gene research occurs.