The all-electric car will tell drivers where to recharge.
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I’m MIT Technology Review's chief correspondent, keeping an eye most often on the world of information and communication technologies—and asking my kids when I don’t understand what’s going on. Recent projects have taken me to Kenya to write about mobile-phone-based health initiatives, and Germany to explore how they’ll ramp up renewable power while closing down nuclear plants. My 2008 feature on the Obama campaign’s social-networking operation was selected for The Best Technology Writing 2009.
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Search giant compresses the time frame of its results from minutes to seconds.
Campaign takes shape to gather complaints and get Congress to pass privacy laws.
Cuil indexes your Facebook network and produces results based on your social connections.
IBM security tool searches for and destroys malicious code in the cloud.
It wasn't the fault of a creaky old radar system, but of high-tech flight-monitoring computers.
Cryptography solutions are far-off, but much can be done in the near term, says Whitfield Diffie.
Researchers are working on ways to make encrypted data easier to find.
Latest in line of Internet appliances: a gadget built for tweeting.
The business case for a smarter grid needs to be widely accepted--and larger-scale investments must be made.