GPS is power hungry and often suffers from poor signal strength in city centres. Now computer scientists have worked out how your smartphone's inertial sensors can fill in the gaps.
Amid torrent of revelations that the NSA finds mass surveillance easy, the IETF ponders how to harden the Internet.
A novel way of using LTE will see Google's phone download data at 60 megabits per second on Sprint's network.
The ability to distribute entangled particles is an enabling technology for a quantum internet. That may explain why Japanese telco NTT is so interested in mastering the technology.
Facebook scientists figure out how to identify your romantic partner or best friend from among your connections.
A test of high-bandwidth optical communications from lunar orbiter to Earth stations succeeds.
Noise maps are notoriously time-consuming and expensive to make. Unless you crowdsource the data from smartphones, say Australian engineers.
Twitter could make money by replaying TV content people tweet about, with ads.
Twitter is losing money and is much smaller than Facebook, so new technology is more important than ever.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?