Thanks to Galaxy Zoo, crowdpower has revolutionized galaxy classification. But now the machines are taking over.
After great success in East Africa, mobile-phone wallet M-Pesa hit some bumps in South Africa.
The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?
A new list of the most culturally influential individuals since 4,000 B.C. could help revolutionize the study of human culture.
Human e-mailing behavior is so predictable that computer scientists have created an algorithm that can calculate when an e-mail thread is about to end.
Uber’s most important innovation is the way it prices its services. But that innovation has not been unreservedly welcomed by customers. They’re wrong.
Researchers report signs that moneymaking malware common on PCs is being adapted to mobile phones and tablets.
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.