Water levels can indicate the next region that will experience political unrest or where climate change is hitting the hardest. Orbital Insight is monitoring them by applying deep learning to satellite images.
An Internet-of-things security startup says a flaw with some non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards and mouses makes it simple to hack into your computer.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Software that scours satellite images for signs of human habitation could build the most accurate map of the world’s population yet.
Both the government and Apple have precedents to cite in their dispute over whether the company should help the FBI unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.
A writer fretted that gadgets were leading to self-centered and rude behavior—decades before the smartphone.
Cybercriminals are frequently using their arsenal of malware to target health-care facilities.
CEO Tim Cook roared in defiance of a court order demanding he unlock a terrorist’s iPhone, but other companies have been muted or silent on the matter.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said his company will fight a court order to unlock the iPhone 5c owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters.