Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Investments in energy start-ups can count as charitable grants. Could this funding approach help get new technologies to market?
In August, the blog revealed that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
In May, the blog revealed that for more than two years, Los Alamos National Labs has been running a quantum Internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages.
Nobody has ever accurately measured the number of smartphones infected with malware. Until now.
Revelations about NSA surveillance have prompted Yahoo, Microsoft, and other companies to deploy long-overdue security improvements.
Aereo’s loose-cannon competitor says a judge who ruled against him “cannot possibly know what she is talking about.”
MIT’s 15th president, who died last week, was responsible for today’s MIT Technology Review.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.