SpaceX’s reusable booster rocket, the first of its kind, could pave the way for radically cheaper access to space.
Bitcoin itself may fail as a currency, but the underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.
This Chinese startup could outmaneuver big companies in the coming smartphone boom in developing countries.
A new military LIDAR chip shows promise for faster and more precise aerial mapping—doing in minutes what used to take days.
As the world’s leading smartphone maker prepares to launch its own OS, new software will allow it to run as many as “hundreds of thousands” of Android apps.
Motorola Mobility’s sale to Lenovo only looks like a loss—the patents were cheap, and Google might yet advance wearables, home devices, and modular phone hardware.
Rice University is testing a highly efficient wireless communications system.
In much of the world, the concept of “net neutrality” generates less public debate, given there’s no affordable Net in the first place.
The cofounder of the security company CrowdStrike wants to help cyberattack victims strike back.
The mPedigree Network, based in Ghana, lets people determine with a text message whether their medicine is legitimate.