A computer program that taught itself to play poker has created nearly the best possible strategy for one version of the game, showing the value of techniques that may prove useful to help decision-making in medicine and other areas.
Apple said Thursday that its App Store customers set a record for billings by spending nearly half a billion dollars on apps and in-app purchases during January's first week.
A year ago, pundits were declaring the personal computer dead. Smartphones and tablets were cannibalizing sales, and the once-revolutionary PC seemed unnecessary - and boring. But don't count the PC out just yet.
For drones to make it to the big time, they will need to learn to get around in towns and cities - without falling on car hoods or crashing into pedestrians.
In the so-called "smart home," cars, appliances and other devices all have sensors and Internet connectivity to think and act for themselves, and make your life easier. We're not there just yet, but we're getting closer.
The commercial conveys a couple posting a selfie at a football game. A burglar, using social media, sees that they're not home, and opportunity arises. Theft and mayhem - in a comedic way - follow.
One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription.
While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city's main airport are updating a decades-old terminal to cater to legions of tech-savvy travelers.
Uber, Facebook, Instagram — sure, they've been all the rage, but as 2014 winds down we're all ready for something fresh. From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015. Which will be the breakout hit of the new year?
Samsung Electronics Co. said its Internet-connected televisions will this year use its internally developed operating system known as Tizen, in the company's latest attempt to boost its software power.
Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.
A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.
Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.
Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.