The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.
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Google’s founders chose not to pen the company’s annual letter for the first time in 12 years, leaving investors in the dark about Alphabet’s moon shot strategies.
Don’t bet against SpaceX’s ability to land a capsule on Mars. But colonization probably remains further off than it seems.
The technology already exists to give third-party apps and devices access to cable content. The question is whether the cable companies will support it.
Apple wants to make more money from cloud services—an area it doesn’t traditionally excel in that has many competitors.
A drug company says economic sticks, not just carrots, are needed to fix the reproducibility crisis in science.
Materials scientists have studied the mechanical properties of 3-D-printed materials while ignoring their electrical properties. That looks set to change.
NASA says it could study features the size of Central Park on distant exoplanets by using the sun as a giant gravity lens.
Amazon’s same-day delivery service skirts many predominantly minority neighborhoods, raising a familiar charge that tech-company business imperatives can result in de facto digital inequality.