News tagged with information networks

How wise are crowds?

The rise of the Internet has sparked a fascination with what The New Yorker’s financial writer James Surowiecki called, in a book of the same name, "The wisdom of crowds": The idea that aggregating or ave ...

Nov 17, 2010
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Research creates internet privacy tool

University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have developed a new model to manage the "vast ocean" of user-generated content being generated by the ever-growing social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter.

Aug 24, 2010
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Ultra-secure quantum communications

(PhysOrg.com) -- The risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands could be eliminated by a new quantum communication process that delivers unprecedented security.

May 20, 2010
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Privacy vs profit at Facebook

Facebook's evolution from online club house to Internet powerhouse is raising fears that the social network is trading privacy for profit.

May 02, 2010
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