Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
The Supreme Court’s decision was tailored narrowly, but it may provide openings for lawyers to argue that other forms of mass Internet streaming violate copyright.
The Fire Phone’s Firefly feature could make visual search easier, better, and more popular.
Research suggests that surveillance agencies could use statistical tricks to peek through the encryption that protects Web browsing.
A new wearable sensor listens for sounds that betray your activity and mood.
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network--just ask the people.
Mobile e-commerce is booming, and an Amazon phone will foster a captive customer base.
Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.
Innovations and ideas fueling our connected world.
Location-based social networks are allowing scientists to study the way human patterns of behavior change in time and space, a technique that should eventually lead to deeper insights into the nature of society.