In mid-January, Netflix announced a ban on the use of proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) – all technical work-arounds to view movies and TV programs unavailable in the subscriber's country. This announcement ...
Stanford engineers have created a plastic "skin" that can detect how hard it is being pressed and generate an electric signal to deliver this sensory input directly to a living brain cell.
For more than 40 years, Landsat satellites have provided a wealth of data that has informed our understanding of Earth features, phenomena, and environments as diverse as coral reefs, urbanization, tropical deforestation, ...
Like Beanie Babies and Steve Urkel, the systems we use to transmit information through water bring to mind the 1990s.
Senior citizens would likely accept robots as helpers and entertainment providers, but are leery of giving up too much control to the machines, according to researchers.
Offshore wind farms generate energy from the raw winds out at sea. But the salty air causes them to rust. For such plants to be profitable, they have to re- main in service for at least 25 years – which is impossible without ...
US and EU officials expressed hope Monday on sealing a new transatlantic data-sharing pact before a looming deadline expires to avert a potentially crippling impact on American online firms including Facebook and Google.
If you're an American voter and have provided personal information to a company, chances are data groups have shared it with political parties to help them target potential supporters.
Twitter shares shot up Monday amid reports of a possible deal with big-name investors to take over the struggling Internet firm.
New study highlights Australian book publishing industry is fighting back against digital disruption
An Australian first study by Macquarie University of the country's book publishing industry reveals considerable innovation in response to the digital disruption that has resulted in a significant drop in onshore book sales.