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Desperately seeking Bitcoin's Satoshi Nakamoto

In 2008, someone calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto posted a paper describing the workings of what would become the world's most important digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Two months later, he posted the code for the first ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Internet
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Are computers creative?

High-tech automation is eliminating jobs like Pac-Man gobbling yellow dots. According to a 2013 study by the Oxford Martin School, 47 percent of U.S. jobs are susceptible to takeover by machines in the coming decades. Whether ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Closing a malware security loophole

An add-on for antivirus software that can scan across a computer network and trap malicious activity missed by the system firewall is being developed by an international team. Details are reported in the International Journal ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Security
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Image: Rover versus rocks

An array of strange, sharp-edged rocks appeared suddenly on a sandy beach near ESA's technical centre as part of an ambitious test of robotic rover technology.

dateDec 02, 2015 in Space Exploration
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EPA says VW cheating software may be on more vehicles

Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal widened Friday as the Environmental Protection Agency said that software allowing six-cylinder Volkswagen diesel engines to cheat on pollution tests is on more models than originally ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Business
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