In physics multiple choice papers, the correct answers should follow Benford's law while the other options should not. So can an enterprising student use this to beat the test?
Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.
FCC puts onus on airlines as it proposes lifting phone ban.
Commuters in Africa, Europe and the US all follow the same fundamental pattern of travel between work and home, confirming a theory first suggested 20 years ago.
Voice controls can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, but new research shows they can also divert their attention.
Pushing cheap broadband—and more use of Google—the search giant installs a fiber backbone for ISPs in Kampala, Uganda.
Responding to reports of mass surveillance, engineers say they’ll make encryption standard in all Web traffic.
Social robots are simpler to interact with than humans, can repeat games with infinite patience and record the data for further study. That's changing the way autistic children learn new skills, say therapists.
Jawbone’s new activity-tracking wristband can be used to start your coffeemaker when you get up.
Governments already dabbling with authoritarian control of the Internet could be spurred on by learning of NSA surveillance.