New pricing schemes, content deals, and technologies are challenging net neutrality.
Samsung’s technology for ultrafast data speeds currently requires a truckload of equipment.
Researchers use phone records to build a mobility model of the Los Angeles and New York City regions with new privacy guarantees.
An examination of simple cell-phone records reveals maps of poverty levels, ethnic divides, and the movements of sports fans.
The creators of Ushahidi, a crisis mapping platform, have developed hardware that keeps wireless communication going in the midst of chaos.
Dummy water-plant control systems rapidly attracted attention from hackers who tinkered with their settings—suggesting it happens to real industrial systems, too.
The largest-ever release of mobile-phone data yields a model for fixing bus routes.
The threat of superfast Google Fiber is causing other Internet providers to crank up their own offerings.
New platforms for fact-checking and reputation scoring aim to better channel social media’s power in the wake of a disaster.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.