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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Earlier this month, LinkedIn announced an update to its users’ already-teeming profile view. The social network now lets you track and chart who’s viewed your posts, complete with a “performance summary” and a colorful...

So, you’ve finally got your brand new new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 (Plus). The next thing to do is copy the data from the old to the new one.  You might want to...

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on people in Hollywood, via an email on Thursday, to sign a petition urging the government to investigate and monitor the industry’s “biased hiring practices.” The ACLU is...

Cornell University researchers Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci sent narrative summaries of hypothetical male and female tenure-track applicants to 873 science and engineering faculty across the US. Across a wide variety of conditions spanning...

There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days. “A contact lens measures your glucose level.” “New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities.” A “headband can read...

Earlier this month, LinkedIn announced an update to its users’ already-teeming profile view. The social network now lets you track and chart who’s viewed your posts, complete with a “performance summary” and a colorful...

Paul Levy, University of Brighton  You may well be reading this article at your desk at work or, perhaps, at home. You may be reading it on a browser based on open source. Your company...

How does the presence of mobile phones in schools impact student achievement? Richard Murphy, University of Texas at Austin and Louis-Philippe Beland, Louisiana State University This is an ongoing debate in many countries today. Some advocate...

Facebook has taken a potentially bold step into the world of publishing by announcing “Instant Articles”. Instant Articles allows media companies to publish articles in a format that loads directly in a mobile user’s...

Your brain does a lot when you are asleep. It’s when you consolidate memories and integrate the things you’ve learned during the day into your existing knowledge structure. We now have lots of evidence...

New technology makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge. The patented circuitry converts some of the radio signals emanating from a phone into direct current (DC) power,...

How video gamers will be able to play in the cloud without guzzling gigabytes DURHAM, NC - Gamers might one day be able to enjoy the same graphics-intensive fast-action video games they play on their...