Sponsored connectivity can be a strategic marketing tactic—or a way for companies to pour money down a sinkhole.
Aro goes through the clutter of texts, calls, and e-mails on a device to make sense out of a chaotic social network.
A new technique lets doctors screen drops of dried blood rather than vials of the liquid. The method could revolutionize infant pharmacology and drug testing for athletes.
Businesses are quietly buying mobile-phone data to discover the paths that consumers take.
The Microsoft Kinect is fun, but it shows that so-called natural user interfaces still have a long way to go.
A device containing piezoelectric nanowires can now scavenge enough energy to power small electronic devices.
Combining the best characteristics of earlier systems, researchers have built a new type of autonomous deep-ocean explorer that could revolutionize marine biology.
A flexible metamaterial that manipulates visible light could lead to better camouflage.
A new crop of mobile software startups is changing the way enterprises choose software, at the expense of big players like Microsoft.
Nobody knows how to get around a city like a taxi driver. A new method for creating online maps taps into that expertise.