A study suggests the EPA is greatly underestimating greenhouse-gas emissions from natural-gas production.
A technology for reading emotions on faces can help companies sell candy. Now its creators hope it also can take on bigger problems.
Sharing your call data with researchers could help show what the NSA can deduce from the data it harvests.
Economist Simon Johnson says governments will feel the urge to suppress the crypto-currency Bitcoin.
A startup called Iotera wants to let you track your pets, your kids, or your belongings without relying on commercial wireless networks.
The path computing has taken wasn’t inevitable. Even today’s machines rely on a seminal insight from the scientist who cracked Nazi Germany’s codes.
Porsche’s new part-time electric car could challenge Tesla, which has been outselling the more established automaker.
Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans
Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.