John Markoff

Microsoft spends big to build a computer straight out of science fiction

Microsoft spends big to build a...

November 21

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is putting its considerable financial and engineering muscle into the experimental field of quantum computing as it works to build a machine that could...

Why light bulbs may be the next hacker target

Why light bulbs may be the next...

November 03

The so-called Internet of Things offers many benefits from energy efficiency, to technology so convenient it can anticipate what you want. But here’s the bad news: Putting a...

As ageing population grows, so do robotic health aides

As ageing population grows, so do...

December 08

SAN FRANCISCO — The ranks of older and frail adults are growing rapidly in the developed world, raising alarms about how society is going to help them take care of themselves in...