Big new project for Big Data

Big new project for Big Data

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is taking the big data movement very seriously indeed. It has just announced that it will be providing $3 million in funding to launch the Massachusetts Open Clo...

Fewer Errors Voting on Smartphones

Fewer Errors Voting on Smartphones

Voters who cast their ballots via smartphones made fewer errors than they did when voting via traditional methods in a mock election, according to new research from psychologists at Rice Univers...

Goggle Glass Imitators Line Up

Goggle Glass Imitators Line Up

Google Glass is undoubtedly the word in augmented reality. But it's not the only technology of its kind. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and T...

What's your urban tribe?

What's your urban tribe?

Are you a biker, country, Goth, heavy metal, hip hop, hipster, raver or surfer? In other words, what is your urban tribe? The term was coined by Ethan Watters to describe a group of individ...

New Emergency App

New Emergency App

Eight young innovators from developing countries are showcasing their award-winning digital solutions to development challenges in the Young Innovators Competition. One of the wi...