Protestors are turning to mobile messaging apps that can work without requiring cell service or Internet connections – but data security is still weak.
A social network avoids ads and elevates design.
Future smartphones could have specialized hardware that uses simulated neurons to do things like recognize objects or faces.
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.
The ex-CEO and another longtime Google executive say the “new style of managing” they developed should be widely copied.
A new fuel rod design will be tested in a full-size reactor, but some worry it could bring fresh safety problems.
A simple, cheap device turns sunlight into hydrogen fuel.
A new “bundle” format turns the file-sharing network BitTorrent into a way to pay for music and other content.
The CEO of quantum computing startup D-Wave says its machines are helping companies analyze Wall Street data and search for new cancer drugs.
Researchers say it’s possible to identify gestures around a phone by analyzing interference in the wireless signals it transmits.