As IBM launches research collaboration with four universities and institutes, it shows how Watson can build recipes.
Ever puzzled over an incomprehensible acronym? Help is at hand thanks to the work of European researchers who say their acronym recognition algorithm works in 22 languages and should work in others too
A new United Nations report predicts the number of mobile subscriptions will exceed the global population next year.
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Google's one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what's still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small "seed" group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.
Quantum cryptography has only ever been possible between places equipped like quantum optics laboratories. Now physicists have worked out how to do it with handheld mobile devices
Smartphones boost "broadband" coverage, but gaps remain that could be served by TV spectrum and other technologies.
A re-analysis of various animal communication datasets reveals the length of the "words" they use and the size of their repertoires