Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time.
Facebook is about to begin beaming down Internet access from a solar-powered drone the size of an airliner.
Surgery involving robots is far from perfect, according to a new study of death rates during medical procedures involving robotic equipment and techniques.
For its wearable computer to be accepted, Google must convince people that the device isn’t creepy.
Most “synthesized” speech is actually a computationally-intensive playback that can’t transcend a monotone.
Attacking the Internet’s core infrastructure to intercept Web traffic at mass scale is easier than it should be.
The technologies of composition, not new media, inspire innovations in literary styles and forms.
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Quantum computers are still a distant prospect, but Microsoft researchers say we should strengthen online encryption against them now.