Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Computer scientists, who have been monitoring the Bitcoin network since January 2013, cast doubt on MtGox’s claim that its bitcoins were stolen by hackers.
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background.
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
Having tackled Web-based file storage and e-mail, Dropbox is going after photos with the new Carousel app.
How the Internet is changing the way we work
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.
Ten titles that inspired Technology Review to publish its own collection of sci-fi stories.
The seeds of destruction for both iOS and Android app stores have already been sown – by none other than Google.