More and more students are turning to the Internet when doing research for their assignments, and more and more instructors are requiring such research when setting topics. However, research on the Net is very different from traditional library research, and the differences can cause problems. The N...
Think about the last dance you attended. It may have been last week or thirty years ago, but in a crowded room, dancing is almost impossible because you keep running into other people, or furniture or walls get in your way. And in a dance, others may laugh at your dancing style or clothes. Now thin...
The Internet can be a researcher's dream come true. By browsing the Internet, much as you would browse the shelves of a library, you can access information on seemingly limitless topics. In addition, web-based catalogs are available in many libraries to assist researchers in locating printed books, ...
Google hopes to quickly make its virtual reality platform Daydream a mass-market product. "Our intention is to operate at Android scale, meaning hundreds of millions of users," senior product manager Brahim Elbouchikhi said at a session on monetizing Daydream apps at the Google I/O developers confer...
It's a cold, hard fact: Apple iPhone owners spend a lot more money on apps than people with phones running Google Android. The net result is that it's increasingly uncommon to find a developer who only works with Android. The massive reach of Google's Android operating system is good, but it's alm...
Google’s ready to kick Control+C and Control+V to the curb – the company on Thursday announced new APIs and new enterprise partnerships today at its annual I/O developer conference, designed to simplify common workflows and make its Google Apps product line more competitive. The new partners in...
A 2012 data breach that was thought to have exposed 6.5 million encrypted passwords for LinkedIn users instead likely impacted more than 117 million accounts, the company now says. In response, the business networking giant said today that it would once again force a password reset for individual us...
Google I/O can be mystifying to someone with an enterprise IT perspective. Google's two-hour keynote to its annual company developer outreach (and technology roadmap) event featured a new connected-home virtual assistant (think Amazon Echo), engaging new chat software and next-generation VR technolo...
Google has appealed to France's highest court after the country's data watchdog ordered it to delete some of its search results globally. In 2015, the Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) said Google should respect French "right to be forgotten" rulings worldwide. But Google said the rulin...
Google has announced a conversation-based tool to control smartphones, smartwatches and other devices. Google Assistant can be used to find information, play media and carry out tasks - such as booking cinema tickets - via a back-and-forth chat between the user and the software.The firm also announ...

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