No, the rise of the emoji doesn't spell the end of language

The emoji has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication in history. But those who are worried that its growth could see the death of written language are wrong – emojis are being used to enhance, rather than ...

China's Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

Pale blue, fibre-optic-like lines linking dots in an outline of China emerging from darkness—technology giant Baidu has launched an astronomical chart-style image of the country's New Year travels.

Advertising product results? Put images closer together

Consumers believe a product is more effective when images of the product and its desired outcome are placed closer together in advertisements, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Wireless communication's crystal ball

By now, wireless connections like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are just as commonplace in industry. Yet systems often interfere with one another as data is being exchanged. Now, "Awair" will not only detect available frequencies but ...

Male politicians have 'bigger heads' in more gender-equal cultures

When it comes to analyzing gender stereotypes in the media, studies have shown that photographs of men focus on male faces while photographs of women are more focused on women's bodies. A recent study from Psychology of Women ...

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