NEW YORK The deadly attacks in Paris may soon reopen the debate over whether ‚Äî and how ‚Äî tech companies should let governments bypass the data scrambling that shields everyday commerce and daily digital life.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The International Space Station has taken a power hit, and spacewalking repairs may be needed. First, though, a replacement part must be delivered via rocket.
OAKLAND, Calif. They’ve been popularized in movies, television and video games, but giant fighting robots still haven’t left the realm of science fiction. That will soon change.
Megabots Inc., an Oakland, California-based startup, has built a 15-foot mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international battle for robot supremacy.
OTTAWA—Federal security agencies risk being overwhelmed by threats—or failing to even foresee them—unless they embrace the digital-age phenomenon of big-data crunching, warns an internal Public Safety Canada presentation.
With billions of people using mobile phones and surfing the Internet, security officials are preoccupied with getting timely access to valuable information.
FORT STEWART, Georgia Firearms manufacturers are competing for a rare chance to sell the U.S. Army a new handgun that would replace its current Cold War-era model, and they must meet a lengthy list of requirements to win the lucrative deal.
TORONTO Faster and more capable Internet services are headed your way from some of the country’s biggest telecommunications providers, but the chance you’ll need to jump on a “gigabit” service right away is highly unlikely.
TORONTO Google is adding two new smartphones to the growing number of iPhone alternatives scheduled to hit shelves before the start of the busy holiday shopping season.
Both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were unveiled by Google on Tuesday, with the technology giant saying they are the first smartphones to use “Marshmallow,” Android’s latest update of its operating system.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it will launch sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.
SHENZHEN, China In China’s factories, the robots are rising.
For decades, manufacturers employed waves of young migrant workers from China’s countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent.
Facebook finally may be getting a button that lets you quickly express something beyond a “like.”
Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that people have been asking for a “dislike” button on the social media site for years.