Digital in-line holography helps researchers 'see' into fiery fuels
Transportation accidents, such as trucks crashing on a highway or rockets failing on a launch pad, can create catastrophic fires. It's important to understand how burning droplets of fuel are generated and ...
Tablets can help elderly cross the 'digital divide'
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 laptops.
No, the rise of the emoji doesn't spell the end of language
The emoji has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication in history. But those who are worried that its growth could see the death of written language are wrong – emojis are being used to ...
Big Data is useful, but we need to protect your privacy too
These days, massive volumes of data about us are collected from censuses and surveys, computers and mobile devices, as well as scanning machines and sensors of many kinds. But this data can also reveal personal ...
Norway blazes global path from FM to digital-only radio
Norway is tuning out FM radio for good, and becoming the world's first country to put a date on the switchover to digital-only transmissions.
$50 mn raised by digital lifestyle site Refinery29
Refinery29, a digital lifestyle news site aimed at women, said Tuesday it raised $50 million in one of the largest capital rounds in the burgeoning sector.
Bridging the digital divide means accommodating diversity
It would be easy to think that the notion of a "digital divide" is now outdated. Whose life isn't digital in some respect these days?
Google teams up with European media to boost online journalism
Google will on Tuesday launch a 150 million euro programme to support innovative online journalism in partnership with eight European publications.
Yahoo unveils new online video series
US Internet giant Yahoo said it was expanding its online offerings, unveiling 18 new video series with which it hopes to attract a larger audience and advertisers.
Power of apps in preschool literacy
Australia is a diverse, multilingual country, with more than 200 languages spoken. However, fewer second-generation Australians speak their parents' mother tongues than in some other Western countries.
Blind signatures using offline repositories
Digital signatures are mechanisms for authenticating the validity or authorship of a certain digital message and they aim to be digital counterparts to real (or analog) signatures. The concept was introduced by Diffie and ...
EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants (Update)
The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses ...
Study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education
A new, comprehensive metastudy of the role technology plays in higher education urges universities of tomorrow to capitalize on technologies that effectively support student learning, to embrace blended learning ...