Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.
We're all influenced by the weather but psychologists have struggled to gather convincing data revealing the correlation. So researchers are turning to Twitter instead.
Sending entangled photons to opposite sides of the planet will require a small fleet of orbiting satellites, say physicists.
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
Letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better.
Social media is playing an increasingly important role in religious activity. Computer scientists ask: How is that reflected in the Twitter stream?
The first data mining study of romantic relationships on Twitter reveals that social networks undergo the equivalent of earthquakes after break ups.
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.
If you pay a "like farm" to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?