From record-beating scientific discoveries to an elephant baby boom, this year was about much more than just a global pandemic.
Smart thermostats, light bulbs, and leak sensors are just a few devices that can help cut your utility bill.
David Silver of DeepMind, who helped create the program that defeated a Go champion, thinks rewards are central to how machines—and humans—acquire knowledge.
In a weird way, I’ve known Ray Holt all my life, but I never knew what he had accomplished—or how his inventions wove their way into my own family.
A new antitrust case against Google alleges that the two companies made a deal to reduce competition in online advertising.
Despite years of warning, the US still has no good answer for the sort of “supply chain” attack that let Russia run wild.
The government wants to break up the world’s biggest social network. Internal company emails show why.
The test flight didn’t come close to the edge of space, but the prototype was a big step toward the rocket’s first orbital mission.
We combed through every Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal we featured this week. These deals remain—for the moment.
Researchers loaded containers with trackers and released them in the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, giving new insight into how plastic pollution travels.