Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That was the conclusion of a study in April, showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Wearable technology finally took off in 2014, although some devices fared better than others.
In April, the first large-scale measurements of the way humans play Rock-Paper-Scissors revealed a hidden pattern of play that opponents can exploit to gain a vital edge.
Humans and software see some images differently, pointing out shortcomings of recent breakthroughs in machine learning.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But In July, Yahoo researchers came up with an approach that could change that.
Health-care organizations often store medical records and other information insecurely.
Singapore plans to let anyone test driverless cars in one of its busy neighborhoods in 2015.
Startup Seeo has developed batteries that store far more energy than conventional ones, which could extend the range of electric cars.
In March, the world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matched or outperformed commercially available earphones.
A company given $21 million by leading Silicon Valley investors aims to extend Bitcoin’s functionality so it can power much more than just payments.