The designers of the Pebble watch realized that a mobile phone is more useful if you don’t have to take it out of your pocket.
Rather than trying to build a better battery, startup Qnovo bets it can improve the one that’s already in your smartphone.
Software that counts dogs, martini glasses, and mustaches in Instagram photos provides a novel way to rate businesses.
Manufactured sapphire is incredibly strong and scratch resistant. Now falling costs and technology improvements could make it competitive with glass.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
The Supreme Court’s decision was tailored narrowly, but it may provide openings for lawyers to argue that other forms of mass Internet streaming violate copyright.
Newly discovered genetic variations could predict who needs more folic acid.
A magician’s card trick has prompted a mathematical re-evaluation of the limits on data compression.
A new computer game, No Man’s Sky, demonstrates a new way to build games filled with diverse flora and fauna.
Using technology to cool the planet may be the only way to deal with the greenhouse gases already in the atmosphere, argues scientist David Keith.