Coding: The New Cornerstone of Education?

New legislation could pave the way for coding to have a permanent place in the classroom. But should it be considered a language or categorized with the sciences?

February 18, 2016

This U.S. Town Has Banned Cell Phones and Wi-Fi

The residents of Green Bank, West Virginia, can't use cell phones, WI-FI, or other kinds of modern technology due to a high-tech government telescope.

July 31, 2015

Witness the Launch of Ethereum: ‘the World Computer’

Ethereum has launched. The project's leaders want to see what we can build on it.

July 30, 2015

New Wi-Fi Technology Will Make Our Phones ‘Aware’ of Their Surroundings

The next generation of Wi-Fi devices will be able to find and communicate with other Wi-Fi nearby and take advantage of new types of services that use your proximity as a trigger.

July 14, 2015

UK to Develop Quantum “Universal” Satellite

To be called Quantum and built in the UK, the 3.5-tonne telecommunications spacecraft will break new ground by being totally reconfigurable in orbit.

July 9, 2015

An Advance May Double the Capabilities of Fiber Optics

Engineers at the University of California proposed a way to extend the range that beams of laser light in fiber-optic glass wires can travel and, in theory, achieve that dramatic improvement.

June 28, 2015

Google is bringing free Wi-Fi to New York, and soon the world!

Google is rolling out free Wi-Fi in New York as part of a trial the company hopes will eventually span across the whole of the world.

June 26, 2015

Precursor to Mind-Reading Technology, Researchers Reconstruct Sentences From Decoded Brain Activity

New "Brain-to-Text" system uses electrocorticography data, linguistics and machine learning algorithms to reconstruct speech

June 16, 2015

Chinese AI Surpasses Human in IQ Test

Intelligent processor with new technology uses context to compare and relate words

June 15, 2015

SpaceX Continues Ambitious Plan for Internet Satellites in Space

A day after Facebook scraps plans to deliver global Wi-Fi via satellites, SpaceX begins ramping up their internet-by-satellite efforts

June 10, 2015
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