Elon Musk wants to put chips in human brains. That could take a while.
Elon Musk says Neuralink's brain chip is about six months from human trials.By Pranshu Verma
Meta’s new AI is skilled at a ruthless, power-seeking game
The model is adept at forethought, negotiation and trickery. One expert called it "super scary."By Pranshu Verma
Sam’s Club’s AI knows how much pumpkin pie you’ll eat this holiday
The artificial intelligence uses a wide variety of data, like local temperatures and whether the Sunday football game is home or away.By Pranshu Verma
Can Big Tech’s layoffs help mitigate climate change?
Layoffs are ravaging Big Tech, and it’s creating an unexpected boon for certain climate firms.By Pranshu Verma, Danielle Abril and Shannon Osaka
From nuclear power to bamboo: The climate solutions at COP27
As leaders gather in Egypt for the United Nations climate summit, several climate change solutions are gaining traction.By Pranshu Verma
Immigrant groups face ‘impossible’ job of fighting election lies on apps
Non-english language election lies are on messaging apps such as WhatsApp and WeChat. Groups are using tech-savvy methods to stop it, but they’re overmatched.By Pranshu Verma
Celestial second fiddle no more, China completes its space station
The completion of China's space station could cement Beijing's status as a celestial superpower -- and threaten U.S. dominance in space.By Pranshu Verma
They traded Twitter for Mastodon Social. Now what?
People are swapping Twitter for a tech-savvy replacement called Mastodon Social. But when they get there, many are underwhelmed and craving another alternative.By Pranshu Verma
Winter ice storms wreak havoc. Could penguins be the solution?
Canadian researchers have created a wired mesh inspired by Gentoo penguin feathers to naturally shed ice off surfaces and stave off the havoc that ice storms bring.By Pranshu Verma
This chip transmits an internet’s worth of data every second
The laser-powered chip could mean faster broadband speeds for consumers and an internet that requires less electricity to run.By Pranshu Verma
Reporting in Iran could get you jailed. This outlet is doing it anyway.
As protests shake up Iran, the digital news outlet Iran Wire is providing critical insight into the revoltBy Pranshu Verma
The online guide Russians use to escape Putin’s war
Many Russians want no part of Putin’s war, so they’re using this online community to plan every detail of their escapeBy Pranshu Verma
The next U.S. battle tank could use AI to identify targets
The AbramsX is the largest redesign of U.S. military tanks since the Cold War, but its approval faces an uphill climb in the PentagonBy Pranshu Verma
Cyborg cockroaches are coming, and they just want to help
Robotic engineers are scouring the insect world for inspiration, and creating machines that could be used for emergency response, farming and energy.By Pranshu Verma
If a Google billionaire can’t make flying cars happen, can anyone?
A secretive air-taxi startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, is winding down, underscoring how difficult it will be to get electric-powered flying cars and planes.By Pranshu Verma
This jet suit could make you fly like Iron Man if you are rich
British company Gravity makes a jet suit people can purchase for a hefty sum.By Pranshu Verma