An approach based on network theory reveals the pattern of links between Mafia-controlled firms involved in organized crime and the rest of the economy.
Most content on Facebook is shared a few times but some can be shared millions of times. Now computer scientists are beginning to understand the difference.
Cloud storage company Box has 25 million users, large revenues, and larger losses.
Tweets in Turkish are down but not out, even as Turkey’s prime minister tries to block Twitter inside the country.
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The way players form into groups in online games reveals that hierarchies are an inevitable product of the human condition, say complexity scientists.