With emotion-triggering effort, Facebook pushes beyond data-driven studies on voting, sharing, and organ-donation prompts, to make people feel good or bad.
Chips made with nanotube transistors, which could be five times faster, should be ready around 2020, says IBM.
Imagine a dishwasher that requires a username and password. Smart homes will require unprecedented effort to ensure not just security but also usability.
Wind-turbine designers are warming up to an alternative to the three-bladed rotors that have been an industry standard for the past quarter century.
It’s possible to buy a good reputation on the Internet for a modest price, but some are trying to put an end to that.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
Google wants you to talk to its search box instead of spending time hunting through the jumble of apps on your smartphone.
GE is one of several companies hoping to develop better neural implants for people with brain diseases and paralyzed limbs.
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