Computer scientists have used the pattern of social media communication in Syria to reveal the structure of opposing forces in the civil war.
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.
How the wunderkind of cloud storage deals with government snooping and recruits more geeks.
Researchers find a way to give Android users prominent warnings when apps are tracking their location.
While superfast Internet access is still scarce, average speeds worldwide inch up, and attacks rise, too.
Rice University is testing a highly efficient wireless communications system.
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.
In much of the world, the concept of “net neutrality” generates less public debate, given there’s no affordable Net in the first place.