Much of the editing work on Wikipedia is too mind-numbingly repetitive for humans, so automated bots do it instead. But keeping track of automated editing has always been hard ... until now.
Would you let a startup track your social media accounts and credit-card transactions in exchange for cash?
Small companies are showing that the technology we rely on can be redesigned to protect our data—and that consumers are interested.
Twitter’s first earnings report shows that growth is slowing. Could it be a sign it’s meant to be a niche network?
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Social-networking apps that eschew real names are gaining ground.
Nobody agrees on how to define a city. But the emergence of "natural cities" from social media data sets may change that, say computational geographers.
On its tenth birthday, Facebook offers users a data-driven trip down memory lane.
Being able to easily link to content inside mobile apps could make them easier to use and also boost the mobile ad industry.
A European team of physicists has demonstrated a device that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber, a crucial capability for any future quantum Internet.