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.
Today's automated systems provide enormous safety and convenience. However, when glitches, problems, or breakdowns occur, the results can be catastrophic.
<i>Mobile phones are bridging the digital divide and transforming many economic, social, and medical realities, particularly in developing nations</i>.
Crowdsourcing is based on a simple but powerful concept: Virtually anyone has the potential to plug in valuable information.
As concerns about protecting personal data increase, differential privacy offers a promising solution.
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.
Virtual possessions play an increasingly important role in our daily lives. How we think about them and deal with them is changing the way we think and interact with others.
Researchers are addressing the computing challenges of older individuals, whose needs are different---and too often disregarded.