With silicon reaching its limits, and quantum computing being several years away from becoming a viable option, researchers in Australia have effectively processed information using light.
As robots proliferate, having and stay out of the way of foot traffic will become increasingly important. MIT researchers have now developed a robot capable of politely wandering amongst pedestrians.
According to a new report by SuperData, League of Legends and FIFA 17 grabbed the top spots based on revenue for PCs and consoles, thanks to healthy micro-transactions in these games.
IBM Research and Sony Storage Media Solutions have created the sputtered magnetic tape, a cartridge that can store up to 330 terabytes of data and still fit into the palm of your hand.
A team of scientists studied data from two Apollo missions and the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft and found evidence of water in almost every single lunar deposit that was a result of a volcanic eruption.
When it comes to programming languages, finding the perfect one that will secure you a job is crucial when looking into your future career path, and this report just made it easier than ever.
Researchers at MIT have created a new implementation for how the CPU cache interacts with the processor and data, by replacing the archaic fixed cache found in all modern processors.
A new study has found that sensors found on smartphones can be exploited to reveal people's PIN and passwords. While some sensors ask users' permission, others don't, which can be used for snooping.
Researchers at Stanford's Computational Imaging Lab have proposed a VR prototype that can adapt to your focusing needs. It can currently take into account near and farsightedness, but not astigmatism.
The Zuckerberg Chan BioHub has put out its first grant to scientists. The hub's stated purpose is to cure all disease by the turn of the century by funding blue skies research
Microsoft continues to expand its AI research efforts through Maluuba, which seeks to develop "literate" machines. Deep learning expert Yoshua Bengio will retain an advisory role in the transition.
Apple has recently been criticized for its closed nature and lack of transparency when it comes to basic research. The company now seems to be addressing some of those issues.
A recent study by researchers at Stanford University found that while young people are indeed social media savvy, they have difficulty determining genuine news from sponsored content.
Budget smartphones from some manufacturers reportedly contain a willfully added backdoor, that sends text messages containing details such as location history and call logs to Chinese servers.
The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft's Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance.
An experiment was conducted about security by the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany. The study sent scam emails to test subjects, and then measured who would open the links inside the message.
Microsoft is looking for students and full-time researchers to test an early version of its new academic research app. Sourcerer is an experimental app being developed by the Office Insider team.
MIT researchers, in collaboration with Microsoft Research, are developing a wearable temporary skin tattoo that can be used to interact with devices, and output "soft" displays on the skin as well.
The Vine team at Twitter had a domain that allowed anybody - without authentication - to download their images for the Vine webapp. The vulnerability has since been fixed.
MIT has developed a new type of processor architecture that solves many of the inefficiencies that come with multi-core CPUs directly through hardware. It makes multi-core chips 18 times faster.
Researchers have created tiny robots that are capable of pulling incredible weights when they work together. The proof comes when the tiny mechanical critters pull a 2-ton car and its owner with them.
Research has long been on the backburner at Microsoft, with innovative products and service development being surpassed by rivals. With Nadella, 'Research' at Microsoft has changed and for the better.
Researchers have banded together and developed a system that allows cars to know how wet a road is just by listening to the sound of the tires. This could save thousands of lives in the near future.
Researchers from Microsoft's Research department have called the entrance into 2016 a "new Golden Age of technological advancement," and have proposed 16 scientific advancements that may come in 2016.
According to a new survey of U.S. Apple customers, over 101 million iPhones are now in use, and almost two-thirds of those are iPhone 6 or higher with the iPhone 6/6P being the most popular.
In a recent research by an online store, it seems that children would prefer to learn computer programming more than learn a foreign language. However, this was seen by some as an "easy option."
A researcher of a recent study has come up with a formula that connects boredom to how we use our phones. They measured how many apps a person uses, as well as how often they check their handsets.
Twins were used to test Windows Hello's accuracy. One twin was to register her face in the system, while the other tried to login as the former. Hello was able to tell twins apart, for its results.
Research has discovered that playing the classic game of Tetris can help lessen cravings and addictions. The game reportedly uses the same mental processes when trying to control human urges.
A new study has claimed that phone data alone is enough to predict symptoms of depression; it is understood that the more time people spend on their phones, the more they are likely to be depressed.
A new study has found out that notifications received from our phones tend to decrease our work efficiency and productivity, as the brain is reportedly distracted on the message's possible content.
Who needs silicon when you have wood? Researchers in the United States and China have discovered a way to put their CPUs on wood, greatly reducing the material cost and chemicals within a CPU.
Samsung boasted last year that it had reached mobile speeds of 7.5Gbps in 5G testing - but using new 'breakthrough technologies', UK researchers have achieved wireless speeds of up to 1Tbps.
Microsoft showed off a new advertisement tonight during ABC World News and this time around, the company is focusing on its cloud and how it is helping with cancer research.
Well, there's some bad news for selfie-loving men: An intriguing study has revealed that men who take selfies and post them online without any editing show signs of psychopathy.
Research, conducted at the University of Portsmouth, reveals that more than 80% of "dark net" internet traffic is generated by visits to websites offering child-abuse material.
Microsoft has announced it is letting researchers use the massive computing power of its Azure cloud to help research projects aimed at fighting Ebola, an infectious diseases that's spreading fast.
Microsoft is laying off a number of people and it seems the Research arm is no exception. The robotics research team has been let go over the weekend and the project is seemingly dead for now.
A Microsoft Research team has managed to transform cameras, including a regular webcam and a smartphone shooter, into depth-sensing, Kinect-like devices. It may be a glimpse into the near future.
Could you touch your screen to feel the texture of a shirt before you buy it? Could typing on a glass display really feel like a keyboard? Microsoft is working on bringing these experiences to life.