Oil from microorganisms could help ease the nation’s energy woes.
Nobody agrees on how to define a city. But the emergence of “natural cities” from social media data sets may change that, say computational geographers.
Being able to easily link to content inside mobile apps could make them easier to use and also boost the mobile ad industry.
Motorola Mobility’s sale to Lenovo only looks like a loss—the patents were cheap, and Google might yet advance wearables, home devices, and modular phone hardware.
A European team of physicists has demonstrated a device that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber, a crucial capability for any future quantum Internet.
Hardware designed specifically to run complex neural networks could let personal devices make sense of the world.
Tesla’s profitable cars, cheap LEDs, half-price nuclear, and cheaper carbon capture are highlights of this year’s progress in clean energy.
A new approach to encryption beats attackers by presenting them with fake data.
Zimperium believes its machine-learning approach to mobile security can outwit hackers.