An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
How the Internet is changing the way we work
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Computer scientists, who have been monitoring the Bitcoin network since January 2013, cast doubt on MtGox's claim that its bitcoins were stolen by hackers.
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Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That's the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
The latest stretchable electronics need to make a faster transition to patients, and this new work could help.