Researching Facebook business: What organizations need to know about social media relationships
Establishing and maintaining relationships online is becoming ever more important in the expanding global knowledge economy. But what happens to the relationship between business and consumer when a user "unfriends"? Writing ...
Study suggests banks could learn from monkeys to avoid collapse
(Phys.org) —All jokes about monkey business aside, primate social networks provide valuable lessons that could help predict and prevent catastrophes like the global financial crisis of 2008, report researchers ...
500Mbps G.fast gets ITU first stage approval
Fedex sees huge day for 'Cyber Monday'
US delivery giant FedEx said Wednesday it expects its busiest day in company history with some 22 million shipments around the world on "Cyber Monday" which falls December 2.
Tech-backed coalition makes transparency push global
An Internet freedom coalition backed by US technology giants asked Thursday for 21 countries to release information on national security and law enforcement data requests.
Firmware tweak can block subscriber calls, says Berlin group
ManuCloud: Integrating the solar cell supply chain online
Global demand for renewable energy sources has created a burgeoning manufacturing sector for bespoke light-emitting diodes and solar cells. Europe needs to capitalise on this transition from mass production ...
Skepticism as NKorea shows home-grown smartphone
North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad.
Global networks must be redesigned, professor says
The increasing interdependencies between the world's technological, socio-economic, and environmental systems have the potential to create global catastrophic risks. We may have to redesign global networks, concludes Professor ...
Internet freedom showdown looming, diplomat says
A number of countries are aggressively trying to control the Internet, a top US diplomat cautioned Thursday, insisting Washington would give no ground when it comes to curbing freedoms on the Web.
Smartphone sales to top 900 million in 2013
Smartphone sales are expected to extend their strong growth trend in 2013 with some 918 million units worldwide, led by gains in big emerging markets China, Brazil and India, a survey showed Monday.
Rio meet focuses on using science to root out poverty
Scientists from 55 countries opened a two-day meeting Monday to mull how to use science to fight poverty and promote sustainable development.
Russia asteroid impact: ESA update and assessment
The first firm details of the 15 February asteroid impact in Russia, the largest in more than a century, are becoming clear. ESA is carefully assessing the information as crucial input for developing the ...
Global warming affects Artic and Antarctic regions differently
(Phys.org)—The robustness of food webs of Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems has been compared for the first time, revealing that global warming can affect the biodiversity of these ecosystems in different ways despite the ...