Technology makers are tamperproofing products to make them secure and prevent pirating-and are stifling innovation in the process.
A judge's decision undermines researchers' seminal painkiller work.
Hobbyists play a critical role in the design and diffusion of technology.
Voice recognition that finally holds up its end of a conversation is revolutionizing customer service. Now the goal is to make natural language the way to find any type of information, anywhere.
An international project to map genetic differences between population groups could be an invaluable resource for treating human disease. But will it perpetuate ethnic stereotypes?
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