Some pundits worry that the new service could even remove pirated tracks.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
The Internet is both a utility and a medium. Only one of these things is exciting.
Greenwave Reality’s LEDs can be controlled from a smartphone. Will they sell because they’re cool or because they can save energy?
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.
Last week, Paul Allen and a colleague challenged the prediction that computers will soon exceed human intelligence. Now Ray Kurzweil, the leading proponent of the “Singularity,” offers a rebuttal.
Another node in the smart grid. But it won’t come cheap.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
Many experts would have us believe that robots and other technologies are behind the job drought. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.