The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
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.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
The global network of links between the world’s airports looks robust but contains a hidden weakness that could lead to entire regions of the planet being cut off.
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Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won’t be easy.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.