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July 28, 2016 — Over the past decade, the number of virtual field trips created to simulate in-person field excursions has grown, but one aspect of physical fieldwork is not commonly replicated: Virtual explorers do ... read more

Websites With History Can Be Just as Conversational as Chatting With a Person

July 28, 2016 — A website with search and interaction history can be just as engaging as chatting with an online human agent, or robot helper, according to ... read more

July 19, 2016 — Open air is getting crowded. Signals streaming back and forth from smart devices stretch existing fourth-generation wireless networks almost to their limits. As demands on these systems increase, ... read more

Study Uses Text-Mining to Improve Market Intelligence on Startups

July 13, 2016 — A researcher has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the ... read more

Researchers Devise Secure, Efficient Anonymity Network

July 11, 2016 — A new anonymity scheme has been presented by experts that provides strong security guarantees but uses bandwidth much more efficiently than its predecessors. In experiments, the researchers' ... read more

Extortion Extinction

July 8, 2016 — Ransomware – what hackers use to encrypt your computer files and demand money in exchange for freeing those contents – is an exploding global problem with few solutions, but a team of researchers ... read more

July 6, 2016 — As an important step towards graphene integration in silicon photonics, researchers have published a paper that shows how graphene can provide a simple solution for silicon photodetection in the ... read more

July 6, 2016 — A field study suggests a personalized privacy assistant app currently under development can simplify the chore of setting privacy permissions for your smartphone apps. That's a task that ... read more

Study Exposes Major Flaw in Classic Artificial Intelligence Test

July 5, 2016 — A serious problem in the Turing test for computer intelligence is exposed in a new ... read more

July 5, 2016 — Scientists have improved the performance of tiny lasers by adding impurities, in a discovery which will be central to the development of low-cost biomedical sensors, quantum computing, and a faster ... read more

Liability of Internet 'Intermediaries' in Developing Countries

June 30, 2016 — If someone posts illegal content on your website, are you liable? A new project addresses that question by examining the potential liability faced by website owners and other online service providers ... read more

Internet Attacks: Finding Better Intrusion Detection

June 28, 2016 — The brute force and sheer scale of current Internet attacks put a heavy strain on classic methods of intrusion detection. Moreover, these methods aren't prepared for the rapidly growing number ... read more

June 22, 2016 — Internet of things, IoT, is a fast expanding network of consumer and industrial devices, i.e., “things”. One lab has a growing good reputation for letting the computer science students develop ... read more

Fixing Vulnerabilities in Internet Encryption Protocol Transport Layer Security

June 20, 2016 — The Internet encryption protocol TLS – short for Transport Layer Security – is being fundamentally modified. Involved in attacks, researchers have contributed to revealing security gaps in the ... read more

Successful Demonstration of Nonvolatile Memory Sub-Nanosecond Operation Spells Good News for Internet of Things

June 17, 2016 — A research team has demonstrated he sub-nanosecond operation of a nonvolatile magnetic memory ... read more

Analyzing How ISIS Recruits Through Social Media

June 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed a model to identify behavioral patterns among serious online groups of ISIS supporters that could provide cyber police and other anti-terror watchdogs a roadmap to their ... read more

Diverting Redirection Spam

June 16, 2016 — Web browsers might soon use fuzzy logic to spot redirection spam and save users from being scammed, phished or opening malicious sites unwittingly, according to ... read more

New 'GreenWeb' Tools Aim to Create an Energy-Efficient Web

June 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new, open-source computer programming framework that could make the web significantly more energy ... read more

The Social Life of Health Information

June 14, 2016 — Most Americans go online for information and support about health-related issues. But what exactly are they looking for? Researchers shed light on this in a new study that examines how different ... read more

New Vision, Model for Genomic and Clinical Data Sharing

June 9, 2016 — Experts call for a federated data ecosystem for sharing genomic and clinical data. A diverse team of international leaders in academia, research, medicine, and industry, argues that a common ... read more

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