Tesla S electric car tops registrations in Norway
An electric car model has topped the list of new car registrations in Norway for the first time, a car industry group said Thursday.
Researchers find sudden rise of global ecology of interacting robots that trade on markets at speeds too fast for humans
Recently, the global financial market experienced a series of computer glitches that abruptly brought operations to a halt. One reason for these "flash freezes" may be the sudden emergence of mobs of ultrafast ...
Chaos-on-a-chip model shows market bubbles may be predictable, controllable
(Phys.org) —It's an idea financial regulators have dreamed of. Experiments on a simple model of chaos have found that it may be possible not only to predict an extreme event, like a stock market collapse, ...
The end of traffic jams? Dutch test new system
Researchers in the Netherlands will next year test a GPS navigation system aimed at preventing the international curse of motorway traffic jams by telling drivers which lane to move to.
From conspiracy theories to climate change denial, a cognitive psychologist explains
Stephan Lewandowsky, chair of cognitive psychology at the University of Bristol, answered questions posed by the public on Reddit. The Conversation has curated the highlights. ...
Researcher shows music industry building walls to limit data
Major record labels have capitalized on iTunes to maintain the same advantages that they held previously through physical media distribution networks, a recently published paper by a UT Arlington assistant ...
Microbes buy low and sell high
The idea that people make calculated decisions that allow them to obtain the most goods with the smallest amount of effort—a complex hypothesis called 'economic man' for short—often has been challenged. ...
Thanks academia, soon I will join a generation of jobless PhDs
My friend leaned forward over the table where we were having dinner. It was a loud, busy restaurant, but she lowered her voice conspiratorially and her eyes took on a sheen of excitement, tinged with fear. ...
LG unveils curved-screen smartphone
LG Electronics unveiled Monday a curved-screen smartphone, taking on rival Samsung in a niche market seen as a first step on the road to fully flexible products.
More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day
Microsoft on Friday crowed that more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time in the morning.
Musk's remarks nudge hopes for affordable Tesla EV
Android tops as tablets go mainstream
Tablet computer sales soared last year with Android-powered devices dethroning iPads atop a booming global market, according to figures released Monday by Gartner.
Apple shares hit hard on iPhone disappointment
Apple shares fell hard Wednesday after the US tech giant's unveiling of two new iPhones failed to allay concerns over a loss of momentum in the smartphone market.
Microsoft to reboot tablet effort with new Surface
A year after its flubbed tablet introduction, Microsoft is back with a new Surface.