The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.
If Netflix has to pay tribute to Comcast, then shouldn’t Comcast pay tribute to cloud storage firms?
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says the virtual reality technology he bought will offer more than just gaming.
The way players form into groups in online games reveals that hierarchies are an inevitable product of the human condition, say complexity scientists.
A new class of smarter robots is being readied for the workplace.
Venture capitalist and browser inventor Marc Andreessen says Bitcoin will soon outgrow the “fringe” politics that helped get it started.
The ability to teleport photons through 100 kilometres of free space opens the way for satellite-based quantum communications, say researchers
A new theory of the brain attempts to explain one of the great puzzles of evolutionary biology: why we laugh
An undergraduate in a Stanford course helped develop a Braille writer for a touchscreen. What does tablet computing offer the visually impaired?
The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has created an Android app that secretly records your environment and reconstructs it as a 3D virtual model for a malicious user to browse