At Mobile World Congress, Nokia marries an Android OS with Microsoft services; while Yotaphone adds full-touch E-Ink displays to dual-screen phone.
Samsung's new Galaxy Gear smart watches will have longer battery lives in part thanks to the highly customized Tizen operating system.
If we want to communicate with other civilisations, it turns out that the laws of physics, the nature of interstellar space and a little common sense place surprisingly strict bounds on how this communication can take place.
Computer scientists have used the pattern of social media communication in Syria to reveal the structure of opposing forces in the civil war.
While superfast Internet access is still scarce, average speeds worldwide inch up, and attacks rise, too.
Study the way people make mobile phone calls in metropolitan areas and you can see a city breathe, say computer scientists.
A small group of special individuals could act as an early warning system for the next epidemic. Their special power? Super-spreading disease.
"For the first time, we will identify continents and oceans—and perhaps the signatures of life—on distant worlds," says NASA in its 30-year vision for astrophysics.
Mining the mobile phone data from 10 million people over 4 years reveals the subtle changes that occur in the flow of information when disaster strikes, say network scientists.
An exotic new form of propulsion could send a spacecraft to Uranus in the time Galileo took to get to Jupiter less than half as far away, say rocket scientists.