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 ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Economics & Business
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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.

dateAug 24, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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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.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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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.

dateMay 02, 2010 in Internet
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