A real-life version of Zeno's ancient Greek conundrum could advance quantum computing
Researchers repurpose TV signals to transfer data and power battery-free sensors
With Surface, Microsoft offers its own slant on tablets, for better or for worse (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) It's no secret that there are some serious issues around competition and Windows that spell trouble not only for Microsoft's Surface, but for other tablets, detachables, and convertible devices running the latest incarnation of Microsoft's venerable operating system...
A bill working its way through Congress is an opportunity to update an unfair, outmoded cybersecurity law
Some of the injuries are so new that they currently lack names in the medical literature
Jamming company-issued GPS in vehicles not just a bad career move
Tech Talker: Quick and Dirty Tips to Navigate the Digital World
In an age where we can Google our way through most things, there are still some bastions of brainpower that win out over technology
Soon, nearly every device will be online. That is both a beautiful and a dangerous thing
Mark Maybury holds forth on fending off cyber attackers, keeping humans in the loop during drone missions and outfitting pilots with computerized Band-Aids
Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineers are readying BitPredator, a tool for tracing the source of P2P files, so it can help law enforcement crack down on child abusers
Halliburton Co has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the U.S.
Move represents an escalation in surveillance techniques that has not previously been disclosed
Have smartphones in every pocket made memorization obsolete?
Keys are used to shield users' private Web communications from government eavesdropping
The danger of overreaction is very real.
Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina introduces the August 2013 issue of Scientific American
Stories of high-profile attacks on Internet-connected mobile devices are hard to come by, but it may not always be this way
Researcher warns that such cards may be vulnerable to malware infection and surveillance
Technology is remaking every aspect of education, bringing top-notch courses to the world's poorest citizens and reshaping the way all students learn