Future privacy technologies protect personal data better
In Estonia, the public and private sector have databases the merging and analysis of which could help the state and enterprises make better management decisions. However, such consolidation of data would be a serious threat ...
Smartphone domination pretty close to complete
In case you haven't raised your head long enough to notice the throngs of people gazing hypnotically at their smartphones, the nation has passed a milestone.
Cell phone 'bill shock' warnings can leave consumers worse off, says new study
Policies that push cellphone carriers to alert customers when they're about to exceed their plan limit are supposed to make things better for consumers.
Three wireless technologies that could make 5G even faster
The capacity of today's wireless communications networks has increased one million-fold since the introduction of the first cellular network in 1957. ...
Gamification harnesses the power of games to motivate
Walk through any public area and you'll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like Game of War and Candy Crush Saga. They aren't alone. 59% of Americans play video games, and contrary to stereotypes, 48% of gamers ...
Big in Asia, Line app hopes cute factor will win worldwide
Mickey Mouse, Hello Kitty: Move over. And make way for laidback Brown bear and his irrepressible girlfriend Cony the bunny.
Analysis of mobile phone data applied to economic and social problems
Esteban Moro is a tenured associate professor in the Mathematics Department of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). Specializing in viral marketing and social networks, among other areas of interest, ...
Indian court rejects ban on 'offensive' Internet messages
India's top court affirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or cellphone.
Utilisation of smartwatches in situations requiring alerts
VTT Technical Research of Centre Ltd has developed various kinds of software for smartwatches that utilise speech recognition in social communication and show smart traffic data on the watch display. Now, ...