In IBM's future, Watson will be your doctor
The supercomputer will crunch your medical images and your records to work out what's wrong with you.
ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies
The civil liberty group says that an anti-hacking law blocks research into algorithm-based racism and sexism.
Big data shows racial bias in police behavior
Stanford's data shows that Oakland police officers haven't treated everyone fairly.
Chicago turns to big data to predict gun and gang violence
But its potential for misuse is worrisome.
White House launches neighborhood-building open-data project
The program will empower communities through open-source data access.
MIT mapped where Boston's biggest energy hogs reside
The school's goal is for every city to have a power consumption model to aid civic planning.
The 2016 presidential race according to Facebook 'likes'
The interactive map shows candidates Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders duking it out for the top spot.
Linked love: OKCupid offers options for polyamorous couples
It's an extension of a small beta program that launched last month.
Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it
Researchers at Barcelona's Telefonica Research lab have developed a smartphone-based algorithm tha...