A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.
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.
Vermont got it wrong on GMOs. Its mistake will affect people far beyond its borders.
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.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
Coconut flesh contains secret ingredients that dramatically enhance its ability to store hydrogen, say material scientists.
Google can identify and transcribe all the views it has of street numbers in France in less than an hour, thanks to a neural network that’s just as good as human operators. Now its engineers reveal how they developed it.