Amazon says it wants to offer 30-minute drone delivery. But companies actually working on the technology outline the limitations.
The website for the Affordable Care Act was doomed by an inordinately complex setup that tried to link disparate databases in real time.
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Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual's own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the "filter bubble" that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
The CEO of Box is building an online file storage system designed to reshape industries.
The search giant says patents are rubbish. Yet it’s accumulating more of them than ever.
Sharing your call data with researchers could help show what the NSA can deduce from the data it harvests.
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste carbon dioxide, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.
In physics multiple choice papers, the correct answers should follow Benford's law while the other options should not. So can an enterprising student use this to beat the test?