Apple’s unusual move may be part of a bigger strategic shift to get more involved in the Chinese market.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Airborne microscopic particles kill millions of people each year, but they also lessen some of the effects of man-made global warming.
If robots can learn to respect human social norms, they will become much better at navigating busy spaces like airports, malls, or city sidewalks.
It sounds crazy, and it is. A startup says it can use genetic engineering to change the color of animal coats.
New advances in biotechnology could keep your flowers in bloom longer.
Your state of mind can reveal whether you are being forced to give up your password. So researchers are using this to build a coercion-resistant system of authentication.
The Supreme Court shut down his last venture, Aereo, after it riled TV broadcasters. Now Chet Kanojia wants to overturn how broadband is delivered.
Shrinking transistors have powered 50 years of advances in computing—but now other ways must be found to make computers more capable.
The search company is releasing the secret sauce it uses to make sense of ambiguous language. It could help developers build apps that actually understand us.