News tagged with hubs

Sri Lanka better prepared for future tsunamis

Vulnerable coastal communities in Sri Lanka now have more tools to help them survive tsunamis, cyclones, and other rapid-onset natural disasters. This increased preparedness flows from IDRC-supported research that evaluated ...

Jun 20, 2014
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All aboard the nanotrain network

Tiny self-assembling transport networks, powered by nano-scale motors and controlled by DNA, have been developed by scientists at Oxford University and Warwick University.

Nov 10, 2013
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The European project 'digital.me' opens its code

The EU's "digital.me" project brings Fraunhofer IAO together with seven research and industry partners to develop a system for user-controlled social networks and services that can serve as a central hub ...

Sep 24, 2013
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Not just for talking, smartphones are hubs: survey

For US smartphone users, talking is old hat. A survey released Tuesday showed Americans spend an average of nearly two hours a day—114 minutes—on their smartphones, including just 23 minutes talking.

Sep 17, 2013
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Iran foreign minister says Facebook page hacked

The Facebook page of Iran's foreign minister was taken over briefly by unidentified hackers who protested against the crackdown on protesters after the disputed 2009 presidential election, media reported ...

Sep 15, 2013
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REACTing to a crisis

Keeping all lines of communications open during a crisis is critical – and the Dublin Fire Brigade has shown how this can be done using satellite and hybrid technologies.

Jul 02, 2013
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Predicting collective online behavior

A new study shows that small websites, in terms of daily user flux based on number of clicks, have a disproportionally high impact when it comes to traffic generation and influence compared to larger websites. These findings, ...

Jun 14, 2013
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HP cutting at least 850 jobs in Germany

US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said Friday it was closing its enterprise software operation in Ruesselsheim, Germany, in a move eliminating at least 850 jobs.

Feb 01, 2013
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