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Today's automated systems provide enormous safety and convenience. However, when glitches, problems, or breakdowns occur, the results can be catastrophic.
For a growing number of organizations worldwide, cloud computing offers a quick and affordable way to tap into IT infrastructure as an Internet service. But obstacles and challenges remain.
The popularity of virtual goods and currencies in online gaming is changing how people think and act about money.
International law has always been a murky and Byzantine area. However, the Internet and digital technology have raised the stakes, the risks, and the challenges.
Crowdsourcing is based on a simple but powerful concept: Virtually anyone has the potential to plug in valuable information.
Barak Obama's presidential campaign utilized the Internet and information technology unlike any previous political campaign. How politicians and the public interact will never be the same.
Increasingly sophisticated botnets have emerged during the last several years. However, security researchers, businesses, and governments are attacking botnets from a number of different angles---and sometimes winning.
With the introduction of the sophisticated Stuxnet worm, the stakes of cyberwarfare have increased immeasurably.
Researchers are addressing the computing challenges of older individuals, whose needs are different---and too often disregarded.
Online behavioral advertising and sophisticated data aggregation have changed the face of advertising and put privacy in the crosshairs.