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Nick Stockton

Nick Stockton
Nick Stockton is a tech reporter at Quartz
CIO Briefing

What Happens if a Drone Gets Sucked Into a Passenger Jet Engine

Last week’s near-collision between a hobby drone and a passenger aircraft portends what could happen as the sky gets a lot more crowded.

Emerging Tech

America’s Draconian Lightbulb Laws Are Fueling the Search for Bright New Ideas

Two companies are debuting new bulb technologies, hoping to cash in on the desire for the same warm glow as Edison’s big idea.

CIO Briefing

Video: Nanorobots That Hide in Your Blood Like Viruses Could Someday Fight Cancer

The new technology builds structural hangers out of genetic code to attach a fatty covering to the nanodevice.

IT Modernization

Mobile Devices of the Future Will Get Energy From Everywhere Except the Wall Socket

A review of promising paths that engineers and designers are taking to power the mobile Web.

IT Modernization

Boeing Is Making a Spy Phone That Self-Destructs

The hardware specs are said to be exempt from FOIA requests because of 'trade secrets' and national security.

IT Modernization

Bitcoin Could Become the Go-To Currency for Digital Tipping

Many Bitcoin users ranked gifts and donations as their most frequent transactions.

Emerging Tech

These Molecule-sized Wires Could Stop the Computer Industry From Hitting a Brick Wall

The nanoFSM saves power, and creates less heat, through a combination of size and design.

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