The evolution of the cell phone illustrates what it takes for technologies to go from breakthrough to big time
The unique weaponry carried by a security detail guarding the meeting is a reminder of how serious the threat of assassination by drone is.
A new paper shows that two old encryption algorithms still used in mobile networks can be exploited to spy on phones' internet traffic.
Eighty-seven percent of Special Report’s climate segments since 2009 either spread misinformation or perpetuated false or misleading narratives, says Media Matters.
Despite its reputation as an industrial and research powerhouse, Germany has fallen behind when it comes to quantum computing. But a new computer at home could change all of that.
Scientists found that the coelacanth, a fish popularized in "Animal Crossing" and once thought extinct, may live for much longer than previously realized.
The feature associates “Africa” with the hut emoji and “China” with the dog emoji.
If you try to think of somewhere calm and peaceful, you might conjure up an image of an idyllic sandy beach. But in South India, many of its much-loved beaches are anything but secure.
Solid-state batteries promise a future of safer, cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and longer-lasting batteries.
The fancy word for it is "entitativity," and it’s produced when people act and feel together in close proximity. We need it more, but we’re getting it less.
An alien-made artefact or just interstellar debris? What ʻOumuamua says about how science works when data is scarce
Dr Rachid Yazami shares his predictions for EV batteries with The Register
With endless new customization options, like new email clients and a feed reader, Vivaldi 4.0 just got better.
What do those clicking sounds mean?
TV-Helmet (Portable living room), 1967 Prototypes, a series of sculptures made in the ’60s by Walter Pichler, explore the overlap of architecture/design/sculpture. The materials (polyester,...
If you can’t power on your mobile device, Apple has no answers for you. But you can still obliterate the data. Here’s how.
The three billionaires are locked in a race to reach space but some future visions look more promising than others.
The world's largest producer of cocoa, Ivory Coast, has found an inventive use for the cocoa plant that could power millions of homes.
A representative for the hackers explained to Motherboard how the group stole a wealth of data from the game publishing giant.
The blurry boundaries between nation-state actors and the cybercrime underground
Hackers have broken into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used in company games, a spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business on...
The 40-foot male traveled from the North Pacific to Namibia, the first sighting of the species in the Southern Hemisphere.
When I worked at the social network, I saw how users in the Global South shared their accounts with shady middlemen. The practice erodes public trust and is corrupting civil discourse around the...
Discussing the radiant techniques required to shrink-wrap an object before you buy it. You can thank frozen turkeys for making it possible.
For a decade, the Kremlin has sought to control online information. But anti-government protests earlier this year have kicked efforts into higher gear
Asking science to determine what happened before time began is like asking, "Who were you before you were born?"
Commercial and recreational salmon fishing generates more than $900 million annually for California.
Andrea Themely, current commercial pilot and former Air Force colonel, dissects some famous UFO footage released by the U.S. government.
A way for Facebook to get around Apple and Google.
There's a reason why humans don't ride zebras.
On World Oceans Day, Nat Geo cartographers say the swift current circling Antarctica keeps the waters there distinct and worthy of their own name: the Southern Ocean.