Clever business people like Hiram Centelles find ways to offer online services in Cuba despite tight restrictions. Will they flourish or be swamped by foreign competition when the communist island finally opens up?
Columbia economist says ambitious international goals are needed to avert big crises in the world.
Microsoft researchers show that batteries that can be more actively managed by software might make our devices last longer.
Leave a human baby with some toys and it'll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep learning capabilities has done the same thing.
A roundup of the best stories on energy from other sites, collected by Richard Martin, MIT Technology Review’s energy editor.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
The discovery of briny water on the Martian surface has brought new optimism that life might exist on our neighboring planet.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.
An imperfect system for a fossil-fuel world, green credits are still valuable.