The search company has updated its Earth and Maps applications with a petabyte of Landsat data—but the most exciting uses are likely to come from mapping experts.
After falling victim to hackers, quantum cryptographers are fighting back with a more secure system capable of sending messages further than ever before.
Scaling up the hardware could one day solve problems well beyond the ability of current computers.
Applying network theory to medieval records suggests that historical events are governed by “laws of history,” just as nature is bound by the laws of physics.
The iPhone maker says it stopped obscuring crucial operating system code to boost performance—a change that could also improve device security.
Supercomputers can’t keep getting faster unless they start eating less power. Chips like those in your phone could make that possible.
A preview of Apple’s next mobile operating system upgrade revealed some of the system's inner workings for the first time and suggests that the company wants help finding security flaws.
China now has more supercomputers among the world’s top 500 fastest machines than any other nation.