The FCC subsidizes Internet and mobile access for millions of people in the U.S.—but its program stands little hope of helping bridge America’s “persistent digital divide.”
The Bank of England asked researchers to invent a digital currency with a more centralized design.
Apple has said Congress, not the courts, should define how much it has to help the FBI. So it should begin talking about what smart legislation might actually look like.
Cops will soon toil under the eye of algorithms that try to predict their actions—but making them accurate enough will be difficult.
Terrorists often use masks, scarfs, and hoods to hide their identities. But a new approach aims to distinguish them using the shape of their fingers when they make the “V for victory” sign.
The director of Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency wants to get data off encrypted devices without broadly undermining computer security.
Apple’s claims that cooperating with the FBI would reduce iPhone security are a reminder of weaknesses that already exist.
When it’s possible to record the exact movements of players in team games such as football, basketball, and so on, how can algorithms crunch this data to provide meaningful insight?
Defense secretary Ashton Carter boasts that cyber operations will help take down ISIS – opening a new era in U.S. warfare.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.