Can cultural factors be more important than censorship in shaping Chinese surfing habits? Two researchers argue that a new study of the way global websites cluster together supports this idea
A techie’s San Francisco home has its own Twitter feed. Will yours be next?
Jolla Mobile, formed by Nokia refugees, launches a phone with interchangable back-panels and the Sailfish OS
Hardware that tracks your head, eyes and hands will make the follow up to Second Life very different to the pioneering virtual world.
A $300 million project seems to have failed to produce a cheap way to make fuel from algae.
The ability to copy electronic code makes one-time pads vulnerable to hackers. Now engineers have found a way round this to create a system of cryptography that is invulnerable to electronic attack
A 19th-century idea might lead to cleaner cars, larger-scale renewable energy.
The world’s largest chip maker wants to see a new kind of economy bloom around personal data.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server
What was it like to use a wearable computer back in 1999?