A laptop running just a Web browser might sound a bit limited. But Google is betting you'll want one.
Former Google engineer Tom Annau is helping upstart search engine Blekko index the entire Web--a problem that's getting easier, not harder.
Clouds sometimes form more quickly than the laws of physics seem to allow. Now atmospheric physicists think they know how
The electronic bookstore offers titles in open formats, via the cloud.
Unmanned Aerial vehicles could fly for longer using less power if they copied the counter-intuitive flying patterns of peregrine falcons, say researchers
An algorithm delivers 90 percent of e-mails in real time even though a device is only on half the time.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
Behavior and history-sniffing websites know what you copy, click, and rollover, and even which of their competitors you're visiting.
If you want to simulate the Earth, you'll need data on the climate, health, finance, economics, traffic and lots more. Here's where to find it.
Roentgenium-111 shouldn't exist on Earth. Now a group of nuclear physicists claims to have found an ultra-stable version of it in gold.