Imagine a dishwasher that requires a username and password. Smart homes will require unprecedented effort to ensure not just security but also usability.
It’s possible to buy a good reputation on the Internet for a modest price, but some are trying to put an end to that.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says work is under way at Google to apply his theory of intelligence to understanding online information.
The network of links between actors who have costarred in Bollywood films shows a clear connection to India's political and economic history, say network scientists.
The Supreme Court’s decision was tailored narrowly, but it may provide openings for lawyers to argue that other forms of mass Internet streaming violate copyright.
Smart watches that take voice commands, issue timely reminders, and even let you order pizza from your wrist go on sale from Google today.
A new line of smartphones designed by Google could spread Internet access more widely in poor regions of the world.
Astronomers have long known that combining the data from several astrophotographs can reveal dramatically more detail about astrophysical objects. So what will they discover by combining all the astrophotographs on the Web?
Censorship has forced Chinese activists to use increasingly obscure language on social media, isolating themselves from those they hope to reach.