Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Censorship has forced Chinese activists to use increasingly obscure language on social media, isolating themselves from those they hope to reach.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
The Fire Phone’s Firefly feature could make visual search easier, better, and more popular.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Research suggests that surveillance agencies could use statistical tricks to peek through the encryption that protects Web browsing.
A new wearable sensor listens for sounds that betray your activity and mood.
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network--just ask the people.
Mobile e-commerce is booming, and an Amazon phone will foster a captive customer base.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.