Software is taking over cars. But it may be a while before it can be updated without a trip to the dealer.
The idea that the Twitter stream is a window into the future is persuasive. But is it true?
Facebook is paying much more for WhatsApp than it did for Instagram, but it’s getting more, too.
If you want a good answer, ask a decent question. That’s the startling conclusion to a study of online Q&As.
A new military LIDAR chip shows promise for faster and more precise aerial mapping—doing in minutes what used to take days.
Some neighborhood grids just aren’t built for huge spikes in power demand. The rise of the electric car has utilities scrambling to adjust.
Microsoft researcher Danah Boyd tries to puncture some myths about teenagers and the Internet.
The new science of cities shows that suicide may be a more complex social phenomenon than previously thought, say computational anthropologists.
Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.