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.
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.
If you pay a "like farm" to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?
A new approach to networking could make video delivery faster and more reliable.
Seriously: How much is it worth to you to never have to deal with Instagram's privacy-related crap ever again?
Progress is finally being made on the next version of the open programming standard that originally made the Web blossom.
Why can’t the W3C, Google and Mozilla agree on how to deliver next-generation Web apps online?