Researchers turn to the Open Computing Language as a way to get graphics and general-purpose computer processors on the same page for more powerful number crunching
Explore the advances that earned this year's crop of Nobelists one of the world's most famous prizes--and in some cases, read about the prizewinning discoveries as chronicled by the researchers themselves in Scientific American ...
Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Pioneer in Fiber Optics and Inventors of Digital Image Sensor [Update]
The three researchers paved the way for broadband telecommunications and the proliferation of digital photography
Augmented-reality technology mashes computer-generated images with real-world sights and sounds
Courtesy of some of the weirdest laws of physics, we may someday be able to search and surf the Web without anyone collecting our data
Phase-change memory's 40-year journey from bright idea to mobile phone.
What drove Tim Berners-Lee to imagine this game-changing model for information sharing, and will its openness be its undoing?
Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and continues to shape its frantic evolution. He's neither rich nor famous, which is fine by him
In keeping with the spirit of the age, researchers can think of the laws of physics as computer programs and the universe as a computer
Live from the 2014 World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland
Despite recent claims, your car is not about to get crashed by hackers
The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending
How digital drug dealers and virtual users are providing clues to help stop the U.S. opioid epidemic