A project called The Human Face of Big Data collects data points via smartphones, and lets you find "data doppelgangers."
Earth is a pale blue dot when viewed from space. Now astrobiologists have worked out the likely colours of Earth-like planets orbiting other stars
A new app developed in North Africa uses crowdsourced smartphone data to construct indoor floorplans
An Apple patent is just the latest in a broad industry effort to expand battery life.
Historians know that the best way to replace an extremist view is with an equally extreme opposing view. Now mathematicians have discovered how to make moderation spread instead
Satellites give a rough picture of the Earth's geoid. Now physicists say atomic clock technology is ready to give a better picture from the ground
Are you ready to ditch cable? It's not for everyone—yet.
I hardly leave or listen to voice messages anymore. Do you?
Does your carpet have safety, security, and physical therapy applications?
According to the statistics, there is a 50 per cent chance of another catastrophic terrorist attack within the next ten years