Mobile e-commerce is booming, and an Amazon phone will foster a captive customer base.
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I’m MIT Technology Review’s research editor. I spend my days taking things extremely seriously and attempting with all my nerdy might to piece together bigger pictures from the bits and shreds of truth I manage to filter from the information barrage. I’m particularly obsessed with the energy-related challenges facing humanity and the future of the Internet.
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Ranking countries by their “networked readiness” reveals a major geopolitical digital divide.
Intel missed out on the shift to mobile computing. Now it finds itself in a precarious position.
On election night, as during Hurricane Sandy, Twitter’s network showed an ability to self-correct and keep disinformation from prospering.
A Harvard professor calls on voters to expose substandard venues by rating them on his new website.
Some states—including swing states—are more vulnerable to glitches that could tip the election. But the lack of a paper backup means such errors can go undetected.
Google’s mobile operating system is particularly dominant in China’s rapidly growing smartphone market.
By selling inexpensive models in emerging markets, Samsung is rapidly gaining market share.
Starting that day, computers still infected with the notorious DNSChanger malware will be unable to connect to websites.
Using software bots to repeat messages, supporters of the presidential candidates are pioneering underhanded Web tactics.