Internet News
May 22, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 1:40pm EDT

More Internet News
May 22, 2015

Online Safety: If You Want Something Done Right, Do It Yourself

May 20, 2015 — The end-user is often the 'weakest link' in the Internet safety chain according to experts. The team's conclusion: Internet users have to take personal responsibility for their safety ... read more

Nerve Tracts for the Smart City

May 19, 2015 — The Smart City is one of today's major hypes. Everything is to become more progressive, more efficient, cleaner. A lot of projects are working towards this goal. What is lacking, however, is a ... read more

Beyond Facebook: The Social Media Alternatives Project

May 14, 2015 — Researchers are scouring the Internet for what they call "alternative social media" sites and services built as a critical response to corporate social media. He is cataloging what he finds ... read more

Offline TV Ads Prompt Potential Online Purchases by Multitaskers

May 15, 2015 — Many television advertisers fear that distracted viewers -- frenetic multitaskers using smartphones, laptops and tablets while viewing TV -- are less receptive to advertisers' messages. A new ... read more

Political Talk on Facebook Mirrors Political Talk Offline

May 12, 2015 — Researchers found political discussions conducted on social networking sites like Facebook mirror traditional offline discussions and don't provide a window into previously untapped participants ... read more

Do Online Comments Affect Your Medical Attitude and Decisions?

May 6, 2015 — A new study reveals that social media posts, product reviews, and word-of-mouth communication influences consumer’s attitudes and behaviors toward vaccinations and other health-related ... read more

New Gold Standard Established for Open, Reproducible Research

May 3, 2015 — In recent years there's been a great deal of discussion about so-called 'open access' publications -- the idea that research publications, particularly those funded by public money, ... read more

Nonstop Shopping: Impact of Mobile Technology on Purchasing Patterns

May 5, 2015 — Customers who adopted mobile technology for their grocery shopping shopped more often and placed larger orders, research shows. The data was collected between 2011 and 2013 from an Internet-only ... read more

Internet as New Frontier in Collecting Data on the Mind

Apr. 30, 2015 — With Apple's launch of new health tracking tools for the iPhone and medical researchers' forays into Facebook to recruit clinical trial volunteers, Web and mobile apps are increasingly seen ... read more

Patient Portals Could Widen Health Disparities

Apr. 28, 2015 — Online patient portals are increasingly important for doctor-patient communication and access to health care information. But patient portals could widen the gap in health disparities. Patients with ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — Today (22 April) is Earth Day 2015 where worldwide events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Student study suggests that 0.002% of the Amazon rainforest, which spans 5.5 ... read more

Online Discussion Forums Good for Well-Being, Study Shows

Apr. 21, 2015 — A new study has found that internet discussion forums have positive links to well-being and are even associated with increased community engagement offline, contrary to a common perception of them ... read more

Ten More Years of Real Money?

Apr. 21, 2015 — We will still be using "real" money for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but financial transactions carried out using mobile electronic devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, ... read more

Certain Interactive Tools Click With Web Users

Apr. 21, 2015 — Before web developers add the newest bells and the latest whistles to their website designs, a team of researchers suggests they zoom in on the tools that click with the right users and for the right ... read more

Apr. 20, 2015 — Researchers have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of Wi-Fi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information. It could be integrated with existing Wi-Fi systems ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — A method for printing memory circuits directly, e.g. onto consumer packaging, has been developed by researchers. Because the required production technology is quite simple, no major investments are ... read more

Young Women Objectify Themselves More Browsing Facebook, Magazines Than Media Types

Apr. 17, 2015 — Though it is widely believed that the media objectifies women, women further diminish themselves by constantly comparing their bodies to others. Regardless of how much time young women devote to ... read more

Facebook Users' Wishful Thinking: Cyberbullying, Depression Won't Happen to Me

Apr. 16, 2015 — Facebook users with so-called optimistic bias think they're less likely than other users to experience cyberbullying, depression and other negative social and psychological effects from using ... read more

Quantum Cryptography at the Speed of Light: Researchers Design First All-Photonic Repeaters

Apr. 15, 2015 — Engineers bring perfectly secure information exchanges one step to reality. They have now designed the first all-photonic quantum repeaters -- protocols that ensure data can be carried reliably and ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Scientists have developed a hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvesting device called a ... read more

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Monday, March 9, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Monday, December 15, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014