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Facebook is simplifying its ad formats, which could mean less annoying targeted ads are in the offing.
Cloud storage company Box introduces a novel way for business-centric mobile apps to make money
A common framework for analyzing and sharing genomic information could speed medical progress.
What the NSA can do with Verizon's data on phone calls depends on the other sources it can be combined with.
Outgoing FCC chairman, Harvard scholar make a pitch for private networks to aid public safety.
Researchers demonstrate an invisibility cloak that can be scaled to almost any size and say it could be used to hide orbiting satellites
Open competitions can help find an optimal solution to a well-understood problem, but they are a poor way to innovate.
The three-dimensional structure of the local universe may one day become as familiar as our local geography thanks to a new generation of maps that reveal our neighbourhood’s rich complexity and our place within it