Blackberry is up for sale and a bundle of 130 encryption patents could be the company’s most valuable technology
Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
If you want recorded content – you’re all set. But seamlessly watching live TV is a work in progress.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Two weeks after NSA chief cited tight auditing–and consequences for internal violations–new disclosures show such breaches are common.
By forcing changes in how gas power plants operate, greenhouse regulations could actually make it more difficult for utilities to use renewables.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Tricks such as tracking the temperature of smartphones’ batteries enables them to provide useful atmospheric data.