Software upgrades that can change the circuitry of the silicon chips inside computing devices could make them more powerful.
A nonprofit experiments with using digital currency to give poor teenagers their first experience of financial services.
Nanostructured sheets of silicon can bend light in unusual ways, eliminating the need for bulky lenses.
The chemical company BASF says the basic type of battery used now in hybrids could be improved tenfold, leading to cheaper electric cars.
A simple but powerful app offers a “Do” button that can bend Internet services and gadgets to your will.
Despite a big increase in the number of merchants accepting Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency doesn’t have much momentum in retail transactions.
Early in the Web era, a prominent technologist said the Net offered a way for the poor and the marginalized to gain power.
Broadcasting everything your smartphone sees and hears could be the next trend in social media.
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The cost of solar has fallen to a point where it can compete with grid power in some places.