Dec. 19, 2014 — Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, says a new study. Approximately 2.2 million Canadians are ... full story
Dec. 19, 2014 — Personalized advertisements on the Internet not only attract more attention, they also remain in our memory longer than impersonal ads. People who surf the internet and shop online leave many traces ... full story
Dec. 17, 2014 — Bullies and mean girls have been around forever but, with the arrival of smartphones and social media, meanness has taken on new forms and dramatically extended its reach. Digital abuse is now so ... full story
Dec. 17, 2014 — Research suggests effective self regulation has yet to emerge for the majority of businesses whose privacy policies keep them from sharing consumers’ private information, but are not readable by ... full story
Researchers Generate Tunable Photon-Pair Spectrum Using Room-Temperature Quantum Optics Silicon ChipDec. 16, 2014 — A team of researchers have demonstrated a way to emit and control quantum light generated using a chip made from silicon -- one of the most widely used materials for modern ... full story
Dec. 15, 2014 — Copyright law is navigated on a daily basis by Internet users, and for amateur creative types publishing on the Web’s largest creative venues, they often don’t trust the websites to safeguard ... full story
Dec. 15, 2014 — In the same way as we now connect computers in networks through optical signals, it could also be possible to connect future quantum computers in a ‘quantum internet’. The optical signals would ... full story
Dec. 12, 2014 — Training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — If Internet Service Providers known as ISPs initiate price discrimination in their pricing, a “recongestion effect” will occur. In other words, online delivery channels that are less congested at ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — Computer scientists are investigating how the Internet of Things could work in the ... full story
Dec. 9, 2014 — A new report examines how teachers are using digital games in their classrooms to monitor student learning and provide ongoing feedback. The overall study is designed to help game designers as they ... full story
Revolutionary Software Helping Overhaul Inefficient Healthcare Delivery, Improve Patient Safety and OutcomesDec. 9, 2014 — Amid rising healthcare expenditures, an innovative software program called TimeCaT is helping hospitals identify where inefficiencies in workflow are impacting both the quality of patient care and ... full story
Dec. 8, 2014 — Having a journalist engage with commenters can affect the deliberative tone of the comments, effectively reducing ... full story
Dec. 8, 2014 — The practice of cybervetting potential employees online as part of the recruitment process is the focus of recent study. Is such surveillance an unethical invasion of privacy? Or, is it simply a way ... full story
Computers That Teach by Example: New Computer System Enables Pattern-Recognition Systems to Convey What They Learn to HumansDec. 5, 2014 — Computers are good at identifying patterns in huge data sets. Humans, by contrast, are good at inferring patterns from just a few examples. Researchers have developed a new system that bridges these ... full story
Dec. 4, 2014 — The rapid advance of digital technology has huge repercussions for the future of work. An economist calls for a new regulatory framework that addresses the ongoing changes in the working ... full story
- Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
- Personalized advertising attracts more attention and makes contents of ads easier to remember
- A Facebook application knows if you are having a bad day and tells your teacher
- Watch out Internet meanies: Game could soon be over for you
- Privacy policies good for big business, not so good for consumers
- Researchers generate tunable photon-pair spectrum using room-temperature quantum optics silicon chip
- Copyright confusion has 'chilling' effects in online creative publishing
- Control of shape of light particles opens the way to 'quantum internet'
- Crowdfunding 101 for science
- Internet searches can predict volume of ER visits
- Limiting internet congestion a key factor in net neutrality debate
- Move over smart cities, the Internet of Things is off to the country
- Exploring the use of digital games in the classroom during the learning process
- Revolutionary software helping overhaul inefficient healthcare delivery, improve patient safety and outcomes
- High level engagement in comment sections can curb internet trolling
- Is it okay to vet candidates on social media during recruitment?
- Computers that teach by example: New computer system enables pattern-recognition systems to convey what they learn to humans
- Unlocking the potential of big data in the cloud
- The future of work: More digital piecework, less job security
- Web-savvy older adults who regularly indulge in culture may better retain 'health literacy'
- Bitcoin, virtual money: User's identity can be revealed much easier than thought
- Gamification for behavior change: What is it and how is it useful?
- First image-recognition software that greatly improves web searches
- Using science to open way to 'blue economy'
- Software to improve sustainability in horticultural, grape and wine-growing, and sugar beet production
- Poor-quality weight loss advice often appears first in an online search
- Trends in plant biodiversity data online
- Smartphones team-up with QR codes for secure 3-D displays
- Fighting crime through crowdsourcing: Researchers are looking at using crowdsourcing to help in facial recognition
- Predicting dengue fever outbreaks in China using Internet searches
- 'Nudges' try to help college students live healthier
- The great digital divide in healthcare: Older Americans may be left behind
- Cybersecurity experts discover lapses in Heartbleed bug fix
- New research lights the way to super-fast computers
- Secure genetic data moves into fast lane of discovery
- New research shows vulnerability in mobile phones’ applications offering voice communication security
- Direct brain interface between humans
- Google Glass may partially obstruct peripheral vision, study finds
- Scientists invent tool to improve usability of mobile devices
- Online intervention tool for physician trainees may improve care of patients with substance use disorders
- Country's economy plays role in Internet file-sharing patterns
- Gaming vs. reading: Do they benefit teenagers with cognition or school performance?
- New web privacy system could revolutionize the safety of Internet surfing
- Pressing the accelerator on quantum robotics
- Novel communications architecture for a connected world
- Internet addicts often suffer from additional disorders
- How things coil: Simulation technology designed for Hollywood to predict understanding fundamental engineering problems
- Experts call for moratorium on use of new internet domain .health
- Putting the squeeze on quantum information
- Web-based training can reduce campus rape, study concludes
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Habitual Facebook users: Suckers for social media scams?
- Isn't it time that UK family doctors embraced email services for their patients?
- Carbon emissions of downloaded PlayStation 3 games revealed
- Cellphone addiction harming academic performance is 'an increasingly realistic possibility'
- New tool aids stem cell engineering for medical research
- Avatars make the Internet sign to deaf people
- More accurate Twitter analysis tools developed
- Educated consumers more likely to use potentially unreliable online healthcare information
- Organic vs. paid advertising? Inside the mind of an online browser
- 'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet
- Online screening for rare lung cancer mutation opens door to new kind of clinical trial
- Playing hunger games: Are gamified health apps putting odds in your favor?