Mobile innovation in China is flourishing, bringing new conveniences to daily life. Is that happening despite or because of the country’s strict controls on online expression?
A new system for making liquid fuel from sunlight, water, and air is a promising step for solar fuels.
To avoid missteps with a powerful genetic engineering technology that can modify species, one scientist demands total transparency.
The rise of malware that holds data hostage has led companies to buy Bitcoin to use as ransom in case of an attack.
Apple’s Tim Cook says he doesn’t want his company to be able to read customer data—but he probably can’t make that happen.
The CEO of the smart thermostat maker is out, but Nest still faces a much bigger problem—and it’s plaguing the entire smart-home market.
Startup VocalZoom is building a sensor that measures the vibrations of your face to make it easier for you to control technology with your voice.
A pilot plant north of Vancouver is testing a process to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, hoping to prove it is economically viable.
This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
Quantum physicists have long thought it possible to send a perfectly secure message using a key that is shorter than the message itself. Now they’ve done it.