Leo Mirani

Helsinki's Wi-Fi Is Super Fast, City-Wide—and Free

It will make the Wi-Fi you pay for at home look sluggish.

The Future of the ATM in a World of Digital Money

With credit cards and mobile payments dominating commerce, the relevancy—and role—of the ATM is in flux.

Urbanization and Smartphones Are Killing Car Culture

Cars once facilitated social outings. Has that role been filled by technology?

Uber's Other Price War Is in India, Where Rides Now Start at $1.30

Uber just cut its rates in one of the world's cheapest transportation markets.

Your Romantic Nighttime Photos of the Eiffel Tower Violate Copyright Laws

A daytime photo is fine, but night shots are problematic since the light show is relatively new.

Here Are Some of Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Best Photos From Space

He took more than 45,000 photographs while aboard the International Space Station.

Taxi Drivers' Latest Gambit Against Uber? Accuse It of Illegal Currency Trading

Cabbies argue Uber violates foreign-exchange laws by collecting fares in rupees and transferring them through a Dutch bank.

Indian Mobile Services Are Now Charging Users Like Cable Companies—One Site at a Time

"Unbundling the internet" could save consumers money by linking them to only their favorite websites.

Car Insurance Companies Want to Track Your Every Move—and You're Going to Let Them

The future of the average insured driver lies in telematics. 

London's Pervasive Surveillance Can Now Help You Find a Bus Seat

No longer will you climb up the stairs on a busy bus only to sheepishly lurch back down when you discover that all the seats are taken.

Connected Cars Face One Big Problem: Staying Connected

Spotty coverage could hinder connected cars from achieving their full potential.

Uber's Usage Maps Are a Handy Tool for Finding the World's Rich, Young People

A stark pattern repeated around the world.

What Somalia's New Internet Looks Like From Silicon Valley

Until recently, the country's internet came exclusively through dial-up modems and satellite. Not anymore.

London's Bike-Share Program Unwittingly Revealed Its Cyclists' Movements for the World to See

When open data is too open.

Some of the Most Beautiful Photos of London Come From Flying Policemen

Breathtaking shots, captured in the line of duty.

There's a Good Reason Not to Ban Google Glass in Cars Yet

We just don't know enough about how drivers will use them, or even what the vehicles of the future will look like.

How London Plans to Eliminate the Search for a Parking Spot

Sensors could alert drivers to empty spaces in advance, reducing traffic and fuel consumption.

The World's Top Facebook Check-In Locations Include 4 Disneylands

And a red-light district.

How Digicell Brought Cell Service to the Remotest Countries on Earth

And what it'll do now that it's run out of places to go.