Videogame titan Electronic Arts to lay off more staff
Electronic Arts said that more layoffs were in store at the console videogame titan as it adapts to the popularity of play on smartphones, tablet computers and online social networks.
Toyota, Microsoft beef up Gazoo.com Net service
Toyota is teaming up with Microsoft for an Internet service that links cars, home computers and smartphones so users can find nearby tourist spots, connect on social networks and learn about new models.
Microsoft to unveil "new generation" Xbox in May
Microsoft is expected to unveil in May a successor to Xbox 360 videogame consoles that have been evolving into hubs for home entertainment in the digital age.
What drives activity on Pinterest? First study on popular social network site
Researchers at Georgia Tech and the University of Minnesota have released a new study that uses statistical data to help understand the motivations behind Pinterest activity, the roles gender plays among users and the factors ...
'Friendly' privacy concerns on Facebook?
In recent years, social network sites such as Facebook have become hugely popular platforms that provide users with various features to facilitate social connectivity, information sharing and relationship development. However, ...
Yahoo adds two more applications to mobile arsenal (Update)
Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablet computers.
HP launches power-efficient Moonshot servers
Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched a Moonshot system that uses smartphone-style chips to power compact, efficient data center servers.
On Twitter, anti-vaccination sentiments spread more easily than pro-vaccination sentiments
On Twitter, a popular microblogging and social-networking service, statements about vaccines may have unexpected effects—positive messages may backfire, according to a team of Penn State University researchers ...
Facebook unveils its 'home' on Android phone
Facebook unveils its "home" on the Android smartphone Thursday, a move expected to tie the leading social network's services tightly into mobile software.
Physicists decipher social cohesion issues
Migrations happen for a reason, not randomly. A new study, based on computer simulation, attempts to explain the effect of so-called directional migration – migration for a reason – on cooperative behaviours ...
Researchers root out the limits of social mobilization
TED brings innovation talk to Intel
Intel researcher Jennifer Healey stepped onto a stage decorated with a mad scientist's lab in mind and made her case for gossiping cars.
Erasing electronic footprints to protect victims of domestic violence
A 'cleaner app' which allows those at risk from domestic violence to seek help online without leaving an electronic trail behind them has been developed by experts at Newcastle University, UK.
Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello leaving (Update)
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Monday that its CEO, John Riccitiello, will step down on March 30.