Social networks can be used to track random individuals in just 12 hours provided the right incentives are on offer, say computer scientists.
Social ties between humans are stronger than those between fruit flies or ants but weaker than those between bees, according to a cheerful new ranking based on how quickly creatures die when they become isolated
Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment
Gigabit service promises competition for AT&T and Time Warner Cable in Austin.
Mobile phone data reveal the counterintuitive effect that strong social ties can hinder rather than promote the spread of rumours, say social network theorists
By tracking moving objects, Volvo’s system could help prevent accidents.
Replacing terrestrial broadcasts with a cellular network capable of video-on-demand won’t make sense unless viewing habits change dramatically, concludes a new study on the future of television
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will leave a legacy of progress on spectrum policy and broadband expansion—in a nation of monopolies charging high prices.
As the debate continues over drones in U.S. skies, other countries could show the way.
Study shows mixed answers to the question of whether Tweets drive ratings--revealing limits to what we know about social media's real-world effects