New models built with security and privacy in mind reflect the Zeitgeist of the Snowden era.
The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
The ability to teleport quantum information between diamond crystals that can also store it is a small but important step toward a quantum Internet.
Amid a wide range of new platforms to manage streams of data from the Internet of things, a simple version emerges that anyone can use.
We should be able to use Jupiter's radio emissions like ground-penetrating radar to study the oceans on Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, say space scientists.
The global network of links between the world's airports looks robust but contains a hidden weakness that could lead to entire regions of the planet being cut off.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.