How reporters tracked down a reclusive California physicist and programmer.
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
Researchers find a way to give Android users prominent warnings when apps are tracking their location.
A statistical analysis of attitudes in the U.S. reveals the main determinants of happiness but also suggests that interpreting the data is fraught with danger,
Physicists have teleported quantum information from one ensemble of atoms to another 150 metres away, a demonstration that paves the way towards quantum routers and a quantum Internet
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An info-war is under way as websites are blocked and telecom cables to Crimea are mysteriously cut.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.