Location-based social networks are allowing scientists to study the way human patterns of behavior change in time and space, a technique that should eventually lead to deeper insights into the nature of society.
Indoor location technologies are a boon to retailers but may not be so welcome to consumers.
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
Robert Brunner explains how he helped make Beats’ headphones fashionable, and what other companies need to do to make wearable tech take off.
Reported plans to launch 180 satellites could provide significant competition in the developing world and rural areas.
Some of the machines acquired recently by Google represent a giant leap forward for robot-kind.
Automated bots can not only evade detection but also gather followers and become influential among various social groups, say computer scientists who have let their bots loose on Twitter.
After more than a year of unsuccessful searching, authorities called in an elite group of statisticians. Working on their recommendations, the next search found the wreckage just a week later.
There's a secret to asking strangers for something and getting it. Now data scientists say they've discovered it by studying successful requests on the Web.
A startup called Energous aims to let you charge your gadgets without plugging them in.