Protestors are turning to mobile messaging apps that can work without requiring cell service or Internet connections – but data security is still weak.
A social network avoids ads and elevates design.
Future smartphones could have specialized hardware that uses simulated neurons to do things like recognize objects or faces.
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.
A new “bundle” format turns the file-sharing network BitTorrent into a way to pay for music and other content.
The CEO of quantum computing startup D-Wave says its machines are helping companies analyze Wall Street data and search for new cancer drugs.
Researchers say it’s possible to identify gestures around a phone by analyzing interference in the wireless signals it transmits.
IBM executive says Watson could find success with commercial apps in wealth management, call centers, and medicine.
Talko, a new app from productivity-software pioneer Ray Ozzie, aims to improve phone calls at work and, perhaps, at play.
Google X research lab boss Astro Teller says experimental wireless balloons will test delivering Internet access throughout the Southern Hemisphere by next year.