Game theory suggests the rules governing Bitcoin may need to be updated if the currency is to endure.
A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
Cellular networks guzzle electricity and diesel fuel, but researchers are showing how new versions could be cleaner but still reliable.
This year's Turing Award honors algorithms that underpin everything from cloud computing to multicore processors.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
No matter how fast export facilities for liquefied natural gas are approved, it will be years before the U.S. can challenge Russia’s position as a dominant supplier.
The travails of a Chinese telecom company show how spying charges could hurt U.S. firms.
Facebook’s new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Prime ministers, business executives, and ordinary citizens clamor for phones that can’t be snooped on.
Government spying gives a giant push to data scrambling on the Web.