It took a torrent of NSA revelations to spur major new technology efforts to make Internet communications more private and secure.
If you want a good answer, ask a decent question. That’s the startling conclusion to a study of online Q&As.
The next generation of photographers will think nothing of taking a camera out of their pocket and releasing it to the skies, like a dove to the wind.
Microsoft Research’s Telepathwords demonstrates how strong (or weak) your passwords are by guessing them as you type.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
The were first predicted in 2005 and first synthesized in the lab in 2008. Now physicists have discovered a naturally occurring topological insulator that can be mined from the earth’s crust.
Downloading free software is hugely time consuming and expensive in the developing world. Now one computer scientist has worked out how to spread it faster and more cheaply without using the internet.
In an L.A. court, a woman claims her Google Glass device switched on accidentally when she was pulled over by highway patrol.
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