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April 26, 2017

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April 26, 2017

New Survey: Snapchat and Instagram Are Most Popular Social Media Platforms Among American Teens

Apr. 21, 2017 — A new nationally representative survey of American teenagers age 13-17 finds that teens have shifted their favored social media platforms and are now most likely to use Instagram and Snapchat. The ... read more

Pinning Down Fraudulent Business Listings on Google Maps

Apr. 18, 2017 — A partnership between academic computer scientists and Google has allowed the search giant to reduce by 70 percent fraudulent business listings in Google Maps. The researchers worked together to ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — To help us make the most of idle moments, researchers have developed a series of apps called 'WaitSuite' that test you on vocabulary words during moments of waiting, like when you're ... read more

Monitoring Troubles of the Heart

Apr. 17, 2017 — In the near future, researchers believe technology might be employed to help de-escalate any potential conflicts among couples. Researchers employed multi-modal ambulatory measures to develop a ... read more

Despite Relatively Less Distraction from Head-Up Displays, It's Still a Bad Idea to Text While Driving

Apr. 13, 2017 — Advances in wearable technology offer new possibilities for in-vehicle interaction but also present new challenges for managing driver attention and regulating device use in ... read more

Apr. 6, 2017 — Researchers have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. This breakthrough could unlock the potential for applications such as food ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — While memory devices are becoming progressively more flexible, their ease of fabrication and integration in low performance applications have been generally been treated as being of secondary ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — Researchers have created elastic, touch-sensitive fibers that can interface with electronic ... read more

In the Future, We Will Control Our Mobiles Using Gestures

Apr. 4, 2017 — Being able to interact with mobile phones and other smart devices using gestures with our hands and fingers in three dimensions would make the digital world more like the real one. A new project will ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Mobile phones have increasingly become the repository for the details that drive our everyday lives. But researchers have recently discovered that the same apps we regularly use on our phones to ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Researchers have created a new 'spray-on' digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle ink. The device, which is analogous to a 4-bit flash drive, is the first ... read more

New Ultrafast Flexible and Transparent Memory Devices Could Herald New Era of Electronics

Mar. 31, 2017 — An innovative new technique to produce the quickest, smallest, highest-capacity memories for flexible and transparent applications could pave the way for a future golden age of ... read more

Mar. 31, 2017 — A breakthrough enabling very fast tunable delay lines on chip should facilitate bandwidth affecting the 10 billion mobile devices connected to the wireless network. The ability to provide broader ... read more

Mar. 29, 2017 — A team of scientists has discovered that silver wires, between about 10 and 40 nanometers wide, have an amazing combination of super-strength and stretchiness. The discovery holds promise for the ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — A prototype gadget that sends secret keys to encrypt information passed from a mobile device to a payment terminal, could help to answer public concerns around the security of contactless and ... read more

Parents Who Play Pokémon GO With Kids: 'It Wasn't Really About the Pokémon'

Mar. 28, 2017 — In the first study to survey and interview parents who play 'Pokémon GO' with their children, families report a number of side benefits, including increased exercise, more time spent ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — The new 5G radio transmitter is designed for the small fifth generation base stations. In the future, the coverage of a single base station has to be reduced because of the rapidly increasing number ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — For the first time, researchers have performed all manufacturing stages for a flexible in-moulded LED foil -in roll-to-roll process. The purpose of this demo is to prove the suitability of the ... read more

How Graphene Could Cool Smartphone, Computer and Other Electronics Chips

Mar. 27, 2017 — With graphene, researchers have discovered a powerful way to cool tiny chips – key components of electronic devices with billions of transistors ... read more

An Algorithm That Knows When You'll Get Bored With Your Favorite Mobile Game

Mar. 24, 2017 — Researchers have developed a new algorithm that predicts when a user will leave a mobile game. This information is useful for game studios so that they can design strategies to maintain the ... read more

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