A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
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Time Warner Cable’s 11.4-million-customer broadband blackout was one of the largest to affect U.S. customers.
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A powerful new way to generate electricity could eventually make electric cars and electronic gadgets run longer.
Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.
Improving technology is making electrolysis a viable way to store excess energy from renewable sources.
If they're out there, other advanced civilisations should be emitting waste energy like hot exhaust. And that provides a good way to spot them, argue SETI experts.
Batteries for smart watches and other wearables never last long. A new microchip design could change that.