Does Ridesharing Economics Make Sense Now, Even Without Self-Driving Cars?
Plasmonics makes holograms capable of storing twice as much information
This article from Intersil addresses the challenges related to charging supercapacitors, and shows power system designers how to evaluate and select the best system configuration for backup energy storage.
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Boston Scientific's stimulator showed no benefit in big European trial, but Cyberonics' smaller, earlier-stage trial succeeded
Government claims eligibility info missing, but insurance agents say online glitches preventing information from being received by CMS
Celebrate IEEE Spectrum’s 50th anniversary
Did a software error in a Soyuz rocket cause their errant placement?
PC sales have halted the post-tablet decline
Leroy Hood says sensors and big data analytics will enable predictive, preventative healthcare
Google has delivery drones! Plus (of course) all the rest of Video Friday
Makai Ocean Engineering preps a 100-kilowatt test facility on the Hawaiian coast, while others look offshore
A new method converts scrap tire rubber into porous carbon that works better than graphite as a Li-ion battery anode
Future cellular networks could exploit the huge bandwidths available in millimeter-wave spectrum
The PuppetCopter isn't just a patent: it's a real thing
Teams will try to make Star Trek's diagnostic device a reality
Researchers envision technique could be used for quantum memory for quantum computing
Germany's grid is carrying record levels of renewable energy, yet reliability is improving according to the latest government data
This vibrating glove teaches fingers to touch-type
After 190 columns, it seems there’s still something to say
What's up with Val?
Researchers use optogenetics to change a mouse's association with a memory from negative to positive or vice versa
Silicon Valley Congresswoman Anna Eshoo thinks so—and has started a contest to find one
Three groups file suit against the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration over its rules for small drones
The first memory-enhancing devices could be implanted within four years
For first time, a non-precious metal is used as a catalyst for splitting water using only 1.5 volts
Do cheaper photovoltaics come with a higher environmental price tag?
An investor discusses five pressing issues about the future of robots
Washington can't get cars to talk to each other because it hasn't got the funding
A briefcase-size radio weapon could wreak havoc in our networked world
Spectrum’s 2014 Ranking
Spheree uses microprojectors to create interactive objects on a round surface
Improving on somewhat opaque solar windows and related ideas, MSU team makes fully clear solar power concentrator
After years of research, development, and debate, the USS Zumwalt, the first of a new class of high-tech destroyers, nears completion
The robotics community loses a promising startup
The quirky cant of Twitter and Facebook helped Microsoft build the tools for its real-time translator
An IBM computer chip modelled on biological brains aims to make everything more intelligent
A federal lab tallies the dead and makes recommendations for future solar power towers
Lockheed Martin just the latest defense player to zap enemy projectiles with fiber laser
Highview Power Storage lands grant to build commercial-scale liquid-air energy storage demonstration plant
Pumped water storage will help the country move away from nuclear energy.
A startup hopes its demonstration project will lead to long-duration batteries for electric grid
So says the country's leading news weekly magazine
White-hat hackers reveal a new vulnerability in those ubiquitous thumb drives
Many women who leave engineering cite professional culture clash
Lead acid battery electrodes are chemically converted into perovskite solar cells with good efficiency
Where was the shaking from Sunday’s earthquake felt most strongly? Fitness trackers weigh in
Big claims emerge from Power Japan Plus about cotton-derived, carbon-fiber battery