Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.
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The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won’t be easy.
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Having tackled Web-based file storage and e-mail, Dropbox is going after photos with the new Carousel app.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.