Super Bowl again to be streamed live online
The Super Bowl will again be streamed live online.
Moving in cycles: The surprisingly resilient nature of privacy online
For over a decade, numerous voices have claimed that online privacy is dead, due to users disclosing their personal details in social media and fuelling government mass surveillance. Just released, a new book entitled Against ...
DNA barcodes change our view on how nature is structured
Understanding who feeds on whom and how often is the basis for understanding how nature is built and works. A new study now suggests that the methods used to depict food webs may have a strong impact on how ...
Poor design means terrible websites still haunt the web
There is probably not one of us reading this who has not lost themselves in time and space as they surf the web. So much engaging content, so many interesting lines of enquiry – and so much rubbish too.
Distant quasar illuminates a filament of the cosmic web
Astronomers have discovered a distant quasar illuminating a vast nebula of diffuse gas, revealing for the first time part of the network of filaments thought to connect galaxies in a cosmic web. Researchers ...
China web users surge to 618 million
The number of web users in China has surged to 618 million, a government agency said Thursday, underscoring the rapid growth of online connectivity in the country with the world's largest Internet population.
Google caught afoul of privacy law in Canada
Google has been caught afoul of Canadian law by displaying web ads linked to a person's health history, Canada's interim privacy commissioner says.
Internet gap between black, white seniors
African Americans over the age of 65 are much less likely to spend time online than their white counterparts, according to a study released on Monday.
How safe are your online memories?
How many of your cherished memories, and even important work documents, only exist online? Taken together, photo and video sharing sites, blogging and microblogging sites, as well as social media, have formed ...
Shudder action buys time for male spider from being killed
Spiders partial to a side order of pollen with their flies
Spiders may not be the pure predators we generally believe, after a study found that some make up a quarter of their diet by eating pollen.
Deep-sea corals record dramatic long-term shift in Pacific Ocean ecosystem
Long-lived deep-sea corals preserve evidence of a major shift in the open Pacific Ocean ecosystem since around 1850, according to a study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The findings, ...