The Chinese government fakes 448 million social media posts a year in a strategy that seeks to create the appearance of "viral" outbursts of Web activity, according to a new study by Harvard data scientists.
I think most of us can agree that the internet poses some unique and wide-scale risks to our privacy.
As consumers' lives become more and more focused on their phones, laptops and tablets, companies are looking for new ways to use the information from those machines to understand them.
The Kepler spacecraft has been recovered and, as of 8:30 a.m. PDT today, it is back on the job as the K2 mission searching for exoplanets—planets beyond our solar system.
A federal grant will bring new life to decades of work by a University of Connecticut biologist who made more than 20 expeditions with his wife to the jungles of Central and South America following, studying and collecting ...
With the technical and financial capacity of any currently existing single institution failing to answer the needs for a platform efficiently archiving the web, a team of American researchers have come up with an innovative ...
Thirty-eight hundred years ago, on the hot river plains of what is now southern Iraq, a Babylonian student did a bit of schoolwork that changed our understanding of ancient mathematics. The student scooped up a palm-sized ...
EPFL researchers have found that water molecules are 10,000 times more sensitive to ions than previously thought.
Drones – and promises about drones – seem ubiquitous these days. And some of what we associate with drones comes with varying degrees of scariness.
Europe must do more to improve the collection and recycling of electronic waste, according to a new report for the European Commission by a United Nations University (UNU)-led consortium.