The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won't be easy.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
Having tackled Web-based file storage and e-mail, Dropbox is going after photos with the new Carousel app.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
How the Internet is changing the way we work
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.