A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
High-tech blood tests should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening for Down syndrome, argue researchers.
Chinese physicists say quantum key distribution is possible through clear ocean water at distances of up 125 metres and at data rates capable of sending a secure video feed.
At Mobile World Congress, a preview of a central way to manage washing machines, parking meters, and glucose sensors.
A major bitcoin exchange shuts down, raising questions about the cybercurrency.
At Mobile World Congress, the Facebook CEO had no big Internet expansion idea—and had no business talking about infant mortality.
Thanks to a leak of Syrian web censorship data, internet researchers have been able to analyse, for the first time, exactly what steps an authoritarian regime takes to restrict traffic.
Serious games are becoming increasingly popular, but the inability to generate realistic new content has hampered their progress. Until now.
At Mobile World Congress, Nokia marries an Android OS with Microsoft services; while Yotaphone adds full-touch E-Ink displays to dual-screen phone.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear smart watches will have longer battery lives in part thanks to the highly customized Tizen operating system.