Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
The first network analysis of the entire body of European Community legislation reveals the pattern of links between laws and their resilience to change.
Carmakers must also push out more of the cleaner vehicles to meet average fleet emissions standards.
Monitoring the usual behavior of Internet-connected devices could make it possible to detect malicious activity.
An experimental browser shows how peer-to-peer technology can serve up entire websites, not just individual files.
Researchers solve key challenges with energy-dense lithium-air batteries.
New micro-satellite technology is enabling satellite Internet services that could reach billions of new users.
Software known as a Databox could one day both safeguard your personal data and sell it, say computer scientists.
After great success in East Africa, mobile-phone wallet M-Pesa hit some bumps in South Africa.