Letting users download all their data is a positive move--but it could help Google build a rival.
Evolutionary theory predicts that globalization should increase the risk of recession and slow recovery rates, a phenomenon borne out by real data, say econophysicists.
Why your doctor may eventually be replaced by a recommendation engine.
The relationship between the quantum world's most famous couple is thrown into question by the revelations of a quantum mistress
Will users embrace a TV experience that relies on a keyboard in your living room?
Microsoft appears determined to show handset makers that Android isn't free.
Astronomy could be the first discipline in which the rate of discovery by machines outpaces humans' ability to interpret it
Researchers create a privacy-protecting location-based service that already works with Facebook.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
The Russian Lunokhod-1 rover, lost for over 30 years, is surprisingly well-preserved, say astronomers who have worked out its position to within a few centimetres