Normally, requests are sent from Web browsers to the nearest data center. But what if they were sent to the one currently paying the least for electricity?
A computer scientist discovers a scam that skims such a tiny amount from so many sources that no one has much incentive to shut it down.
Now that jammers are cheap and potentially ubiquitous, how do Tomahawk missiles stay on course?
In the U.S., the only things standing between democracy and election fraud are a few pieces of adhesive tape.
Gadget hounds seem to hate the idea of a 'cloud camera'—but they can't imagine its place in the Internet of Things.
Jane McGonigal, in her latest book and during her PAX East keynote, talks about the positive effects of playing.
As devices get computationally more powerful, they remain social dunces.
That small camera over your screen knows where you're looking.
Killing off one sacrificial species can prevent extinctions spreading through ecosystems, according to the predictions of network theory.
The technology helped after Japan's earthquake, but the buoy system is often unreliable.