- Researchers ID Thousands of Organic Materials for Use in Solar Cells
Using computers to virtually test new molecules could lead to new types of solar cells.
- How Technology Is Destroying Jobs
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
- Today’s Phones and Tablets Will Die Out Like the PC
The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
- Obama Orders EPA to Regulate Power Plants in Wide-Ranging Climate Plan
The president presents a plan to use the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
- Study Shows Many iPhone Apps Defy Apple’s Privacy Advice
Researchers say that over a third of iPhone apps still access a device’s unique identifier.
- The Internet of Cars Is Approaching a Crossroads
Wireless vehicle networks could make driving safer and more efficient, but the cost of deployment will be significant.
- Crowding into Biotech’s Densest Supercluster
Boston may overtake Silicon Valley at the top of the biotech heap. <
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
The viral AI avatar app Lensa undressed me—without my consent
My avatars were cartoonishly pornified, while my male colleagues got to be astronauts, explorers, and inventors.
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