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.
Honey, I shrunk the Christmas tree ... thankfully Swedish scientists have found a neat way to illuminate it with a laser pulse.
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