News tagged with open communication

Anonymous app Secret shutting down

Secret, a smartphone app that gained notoriety for allowing users to make anonymous comments to friends and nearby people, said Wednesday it was shutting down after just 16 months.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Internet
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Journal team adds reviewer pay to open-access model

A new open-access journal called Collabra plans to pay reviewers, and that's a twist in the world of scientific publishing. The reviewers get to exercise some options. They can keep the cash (generally a modest sum) or give ...

dateJan 18, 2015 in Other weblog
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Using science to open way to 'blue economy'

Today, scientists at the Natural Capital Project share new science and open source software that can calculate risk to coastal and marine ecosystems. These novel tools, described in the journal Environmental Research Letters, ...

dateNov 18, 2014 in Environment
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Five questions, answers on 'net neutrality'

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering whether Internet providers should be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster.

dateSep 29, 2014 in Telecom
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Some facts about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward adopting new regulations that could create fast lanes for Internet traffic from websites that can afford to pay for the privilege.

dateMay 16, 2014 in Telecom
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