As cost overruns and delays plague the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, fusion startups are raising more capital.
Humans and machines both use neural networks for object and face recognition. Now evidence is emerging that both types of vision are flawed in the same way.
Facebook’s popular messaging app was shut down by a judge in Brazil after improved encryption irked investigators.
IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Though politicians are increasingly willing to admit the planet is warming, they’re still reluctant to fund clean energy R&D.
A company that powers two million websites is switching on a major upgrade to the protocol that underpins the Web.
More nuclear plants could combat climate change, but safety concerns plague the industry—fairly or not.
New software spots anomalies in modified or hacked cars.
The energy bill passed by Congress contains some landmark initiatives, but it also has several seriously wrongheaded provisions.