New expert network to advise on keeping your data safe
A new expert network which helps organisations safely manage and share sensitive data has been launched.
Data highway for quantum information
Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology quantum mechanically couple atoms to glass fiber cables. Now, they have shown that their technique enables storage of quantum information over a sufficiently ...
Effective privacy protection in social networks
Researchers are working on new methods to help them gain a better understanding of the usage habits of participants in social networks. The results will be incorporated in the development of userfriendly ...
Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells' regulatory mechanisms
Environment is not the only factor in shaping regulatory patterns—and it might not even be the primary factor, according to a new Rice University study that looks at how cells' protein networks relate to ...
Social media plagued by privacy problems, say researchers
The privacy management of 16 popular social networking sites, including Facebook and Twitter, is "seriously deficient," according to a study being published in the June issue of Computer magazine.
Mapping the online landscape to predict tipping points
(Phys.org) —If somebody in a remote corner of the world sets fire to an American flag, but no one else is there to see it, did it really burn?
Why IT decisions will make or break businesses
Society's growing reliance on mobile devices and digital resources has led to a tectonic shift in information technology, according to Joseph M. Tucci, chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation. He said that shift ...
Study shows students display 'visitor' and 'resident' characteristics when using social media for learning
University of Leicester-led research has shown that university students behave very differently when using social media as part of their academic learning.
Facebook: Audit finds privacy practices sufficient (Update)
Facebook says that an independent audit found its privacy practices sufficient during a six-month assessment period that followed a settlement with federal regulators.
Taking the pulse of the crowd
If everyone in the crowd at a sports event or concert or even the players had wireless heart monitors fitted, commentators and those behind the sound desk could get a real measure of the sense of the collective excitement ...
Physicists set new record for quantum teleportation with matter qubits
Efficient, intelligent, content-aware networks
The rapid, exponential growth of internet traffic means investment in infrastructure, new technologies and paradigms for getting content to users are needed. EU-funded researchers are pushing these boundaries ...
Quantum teleportation performed with light from a quantum dot embedded in an LED
New flex-grid system prevents optical network 'traffic jams'
Services like Google Maps use algorithms to determine the fastest route from point A to point B—even factoring in real-time traffic information as you travel to redirect you if, for example, a parade is ...