Social messaging network Twitter has confirmed it plans to go public. News of the planned stock market listing came, of course, in a tweet and is set to be the biggest technology flotation since Facebook last year. We also have news for fans of wizards, with a partnership between Warner Bros and the creator of Harry Potter, JK Rowling.
RightThisMinute (Mar. 18, 2015) The Canadian Safe School Network is dedicated to reducing youth violence. The nonprofit organization took a page from Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" to raise awareness for ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Oct. 14, 2014) One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. As Ciara Lee reports the move by Groupe BPCE coincides with Twitter's ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 17, 2014) Twitter is testing a feature on some users that shows favorited tweets from people they follow in their own timeline, the same way a retweet appears.
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Aug. 29, 2016 Researchers have found that the brain is quite good at rapidly and subconsciously calculating the likelihood of various events, and remain flexible enough to account for new information. They traced ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 Peer pressure is a proven social motivator. Researchers probed this decidedly human attribute and found that not only is virtual pressure from a computer-simulated peer just as motivating as the real ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 A nanoscale wireless communication system uses plasmonic antennas to produce greater control and increased efficiency to an approach eyed for next-generation 'on-chip' communications ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Scientists have created a novel method that represents a major improvement in existing post-disaster optimization methodologies. Their technique, Algorithm with Multiple-Input Genetic Operators ... read more
Nov. 9, 2015 New study shows that emotions spread like a virus through Twitter; some people are more susceptible than others to this 'emotional contagion;' positive emotions are much more contagious ... read more
June 12, 2015 An analysis of Twitter hashtag use on the subject of diabetes provides new insights about spreading health information through social media. The study looked at the hashtag #diabetes and its ... read more
June 10, 2015 When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an ... read more