Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
Electric car breaks 200 mph barrier to set new land speed record
An electric car built by BYU engineering students has once again set a world land speed record, this time besting the previous mark by nearly 50 mph.
Home Depot hack shows online card fraud still as easy as shooting fish in a barrel
Imagine if UK banks decided to send out new credit cards to all their customers, but they were all "lost in the post" and the details ended up for sale on some dubious website. The recently discovered hack at huge US firm Home Depot was of that sort of scale – at least 56m credit and debit card deta ...
Complaints on 'bendy' iPhone, software bugs dog Apple
Apple released and then abruptly pulled back an update for the iOS software powering the iPhone on Wednesday after users complained of bugs, including one that disabled cellular service.
LG Chem's super-efficient OLED lighting has life of 40,000 hours
Arabic tweets point to US influence as fuel for anti-Americanism
An analysis of millions of Arabic-language tweets confirms high levels of anti-Americanism there, provides new and interesting information about attitudes in the Middle East toward particular U.S. actions, ...
Japan firm has 'thumbs up' solution for bigger smartphones
Human thumbs are just too stumpy to navigate bigger-than-ever smartphone screens, but a Japanese gadget maker has a solution: a thumb extender.
Apple stock falls amid new iPhone glitches
Apple's stock fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday, after some customers complained that a software update interfered with voice calls on their new iPhones, while others noted that the larger iPhone model could ...
FAA expected to approve drones for moviemaking
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by ...
Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a robot-maker needs
A new resource unveiled today by researchers from several Harvard University labs in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin provides both experienced and aspiring researchers with the intellectual raw ...
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people.