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July 2, 2015 — A researcher has created an easier email encryption method – one that sounds familiar to parents who try to outsmart their 8-year-old child. The new technique gets rid of the complicated, ... read more

Patient Outcomes Could Improve by Preparing Nursing Homes for Health Information Exchange

June 24, 2015 — When older adults transfer between nursing homes and hospitals, inefficient and unclear communication between the organizations can hinder patient care. Now, a team of researchers is working to ... read more

Oh, to Have Dr. Facebook on Call

June 24, 2015 — If it were up to Internet-savvy Americans, more of them would be emailing or sending Facebook messages to their doctors to chat about their health. That's the result of a national survey that ... read more

No 'Heckler's Veto' in Online Ratings of Doctors, Study Shows

June 22, 2015 — Doctors have many concerns about online crowdsourced ratings, which are intended to make patients better-informed consumers of health care, but this is a big one: They worry that complainers will be ... read more

June 17, 2015 — Network scientists have developed a new computational method that can leverage any body of knowledge to aid in the complex human task of fact-checking. In multiple experiments, the automated system ... read more

Instagram Behavior for Teens Different Than Adults

June 16, 2015 — While some may argue that life on social media is a never-ending popularity contest, teens and adults may use online apps for very different purposes. Researchers have found that teens are leveraging ... read more

First Wireless Network Synchronized to a Billionth of a Second

June 10, 2015 — "Let's synchronize our watches." It's the classic line before a group goes out on a mission. We are all familiar with the concept of synchronized clocks -- less known, but equally ... read more

Counting People With WiFi

June 8, 2015 — Researchers are proving that wireless signals can do more than provide Internet access. They have demonstrated that a WiFi signal can be used to count the number of people in a given space, leading ... read more

Current Mobile Contracts Damaging the Environment

June 6, 2015 — Researchers analyzed studies on the lifespan of mobile devices, from manufacture, use and disposal to see what impact each stage had on the environment. Through their investigation, they concluded ... read more

Internet Privacy Manifesto Calls for More Consumer Power

June 4, 2015 — A revolutionary power shift from internet giants such as Google to ordinary consumers is critically overdue, according to new research from an online privacy expert. In a manifesto that ranges from ... read more

Privacy Notices Online Probably Don't Match Your Expectations

June 2, 2015 — Consumers often complain that online companies violate their privacy -- but the problem may be with the consumers themselves. According to a new study, there can be a big discrepancy between what ... read more

Teens Turn to Internet to Cope With Health Challenges

June 2, 2015 — While most teens tap online sources to learn more about puberty, drugs, sex, depression and other issues, a surprising 88 percent said they do not feel comfortable sharing their health concerns with ... read more

Several Popular Smart Phones Fail to Reach Normal Internet Speeds

June 2, 2015 — A lot of users are using outdated mobile devices that fail to reach adequate speeds on mobile networks. This is shown by measurements shared by the users of Netradar, a free mobile application that ... read more

Online Gambling Would Benefit from Better Regulation

June 1, 2015 — The US government's attempt to crack down on Internet gambling is widely seen as a convoluted mess. Yet, more controlled and defined regulation would likely benefit the $41 billion industry and ... read more

New Wi-Fi Antenna Enhances Wireless Coverage

May 29, 2015 — Researchers have succeeded in using ionized gas in a common fluorescent light tube as an antenna for a Wi-Fi Internet ... read more

May 28, 2015 — Researchers have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for “Internet of Things” (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management ... read more

Internet Acne Education With Automated Counseling Tested in Clinical Trial

May 27, 2015 — An Internet-based acne education program that included automated counseling was not better than a standard educational website in improving acne severity and quality of life in adolescents, according ... read more

Tablets Can Help Elderly Cross the 'Digital Divide'

May 27, 2015 — One way to help the elderly cross what's known as the 'digital divide' is the use of tablets, those smaller, lighter, easy-to-use computers that seem to be taking the place of ... read more

Social Media and Archaeology: A Match Not Made in Heaven

May 27, 2015 — The social web is bound up in relations of power, control, freedom, labor and exploitation, with consequences that portend real instability for the cultural sector and for social welfare overall. ... read more

May 23, 2015 — When you do a simple Web search on a topic, the results that pop up aren't the whole story. The Internet contains a vast trove of information -- sometimes called the "Deep Web" -- that ... read more

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