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How To Track Vehicles Using Speed Data Alone
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How To Track Vehicles Using Speed Data Alone

Location is a key indicator of personal travel patterns and habits.

James Kuffner, Google Robotics Researcher
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James Kuffner, Google Robotics Researcher

At a racetrack in Florida this weekend, 16 robots competed to complete a series of tasks inspired by challenges faced in cleaning up the destroyed Fukushima-Daiichi...

Diagnosis For Healthcare.gov: ­nrealistic Technology Expectations
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Diagnosis For Healthcare.gov: ­nrealistic Technology Expectations

The fiasco with the $600 million federal health insurance website wasn't all bureaucratic.

The Decline of Wikipedia
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The Decline of Wikipedia

The sixth most widely used website in the world is not run anything like the others in the top 10.

Three Questions For Microsoft's New Head of Research, Peter Lee
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Three Questions For Microsoft's New Head of Research, Peter Lee

Microsoft's new head of research, Peter Lee, is tasked with helping the company invent the future.

Cryptographers Have an Ethics Problem
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Cryptographers Have an Ethics Problem

Last week, I visited the MIT computer science department looking for a very famous cryptographer.

Seven Over 70
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Seven Over 70

For over a decade, we've celebrated innovators under the age of 35. We choose to write about the young because we want to introduce you to the most promising new...

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35 Innovators Under 35

For our 13th annual celebration of people who are driving the next generation of technological breakthroughs, we're presenting the stories in a new way.

Sebastian Thrun on the Future of Learning
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Sebastian Thrun on the Future of Learning

Sebastian Thrun has worn many hats in the tech world: Stanford research professor, founder of Google's X Labs, where he oversaw the development of self-drivingUdacity...

Beijing's Great Leap Forward
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Beijing's Great Leap Forward

Cities all over the world have tried to duplicate Silicon Valley's prowess at churning out startups and multibillion-dollar technology companies. But only one has...

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Israel's Military-Entrepreneurial Complex Owns Big Data

Two years ago, a half-dozen programmers and entrepreneurs started working together in a Tel Aviv basement to create one of Israel's 5,000 high-tech companies.

Wanted For the Internet of Things: Ant-Size Computers
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Wanted For the Internet of Things: Ant-Size Computers

If the Internet is to reach everywhere—from the pills you swallow to the shoes on your feet—then computers will need to get a whole lot smaller.

Samsung Demos a Tablet Controlled By Your Brain
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Samsung Demos a Tablet Controlled By Your Brain

One day, we may be able to check email or call a friend without ever touching a screen or even speaking to a disembodied helper.

How Wireless Carriers Are Monetizing Your Movements
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How Wireless Carriers Are Monetizing Your Movements

Wireless operators have access to an unprecedented volume of information about users' real-world activities, but for years these massive data troves were put to...

Interview with Brain Project Pioneer: Miyoung Chun
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Interview with Brain Project Pioneer: Miyoung Chun

Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project, which President Obama announced in his State of the Union address in February, will...

In the Developing World, Moocs Start to Get Real
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In the Developing World, Moocs Start to Get Real

As online education platforms like Coursera, edX, and Udacity burst onto the scene over the past year, backers have talked up their potential to democratize higher...

How Technology Has Restored the Soul of Politics
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How Technology Has Restored the Soul of Politics

In 1979, I was an aeronautical-engineering major at San Jose State University, sneaking time in the laser lab to make holograms or running over to the computer...

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University R&D Hit a High in 2011, But Is Threatened by the Fiscal Cliff

While we love to focus on the entrepreneurs and startups that bring new technologies to market, so much of the groundbreaking innovation that has driven the U.S...

The Next Generation of Technology
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The Next Generation of Technology

Selecting Technology Review's yearly list of 35 innovators under the age of 35 is a difficult but rewarding process. We search for candidates around the world...

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Why Isn't America Innovating Like It ­sed To?

America isn't innovating like it used to. And by "like it used to," I mean the period from after World War II to 1973, when an explosion of new technologies increased...
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