It just got even easier for outsiders to scrutinize the workings of Apple’s mobile operating system, which could boost security.
Microsoft says DNA could be a better way to store data for the long term than the magnetic tape companies rely on today.
Scientists at the Computational Story Laboratory have analyzed novels to identify the building blocks of all stories.
This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
Changing a computer’s fan speed produces an audio signal that can be hijacked to steal data, say computer security experts who have tested the technique.
The search company has updated its Earth and Maps applications with a petabyte of Landsat data—but the most exciting uses are likely to come from mapping experts.
After falling victim to hackers, quantum cryptographers are fighting back with a more secure system capable of sending messages further than ever before.
The available evidence suggests that face matching systems don’t work equally well for different races.
Scaling up the hardware could one day solve problems well beyond the ability of current computers.
Applying network theory to medieval records suggests that historical events are governed by “laws of history,” just as nature is bound by the laws of physics.