IBM researchers' algorithm explores tweets for home location cues
Math pattern analysis shows Twitter users happier the farther they are from home
Curiosity captures images of Martian clouds
Curiosity celebrated two years on Mars on August 5, 2014, and is continuing its progress across the surface of the planet. The rover has already fulfilled one of its primary mission goals by confirming that ...
London's tweets are mapped to see who speaks what, where
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
Researchers use Twitter to predict crime
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters—even before a crime has been committed.
Twitter joins Linux Foundation, angry developers unimpressed
Map of hateful tweets shows hotspots are mostly in eastern half of U.S.
Tweets containing hateful words are coming in larger proportions from people living in the eastern half of the United States, according to a new map that tracked hate speech on Twitter.
Vote glitch reports pile up in US election (Update)
Voting went smoothly in Tuesday's US elections, except when it didn't. Some computer problems, as well as human ones, drew complaints across the country as millions of Americans went to the polls.
Twitter customized timelines offer new perspective
Twitter said Tuesday it would offer its users the ability to create custom "timelines" for fresh perspectives on the Twittersphere.
Hacker claims credit for outage at major Web host
A member of a hacker collective claimed credit Monday for downing the Web hosting firm GoDaddy, which manages millions of websites around the world.
Expression of emotion in books declined during 20th century, study finds
The use of words with emotional content in books has steadily decreased throughout the last century, according to new research from the Universities of Bristol, Sheffield, and Durham. The study, published ...
Using Twitter to predict the influence of lifestyle on health (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—Researchers at the University of Rochester showed last year how Twitter can be used to predict how likely it is for a Twitter user to become sick. They have now used Twitter to model how other ...
For pundits, it's better to be confident than correct: Twitter analysis shows how 'yelling' attracts followers
It would be nice to think the pundits we see yelling on TV and squawking on Twitter are right all the time. It turns out they're wrong more often than they are right. Now two Washington State University economics ...