The habit of paying for things on smartphones and tablets is already ingrained in modern consumer society, particularly among young demographics. Mobile-focused companies are exploring how to make these transactions easier, for shoppers and merchants, at physical stores and online.
Research: Teens Who Play Violent Games More Likely to Cheat, Be More Aggressive, and Have Less Self Control
The study comes from a team of researchers from the United States, Italy, and the Netherlands, who analyzed 172 Italian high school students between the ages of 13-19, who were “required” to take part in a series of experiments to determine how violent video games affected their personalities.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.
Now you can be contacted if your email address appears in any new, publicly-released data breaches.
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous, as it has in other studies.
Shaun McBride, 26, recently graduated from college and has a full-time job in Odgen, Utah. In his spare time, he sends some spectacular Snapchats to his wife and friends. His Facebook page, which is full of the snaps, accumulated 4,000 likes in its first three weeks.
A Pew Research Center survey found that 73 percent of Americans 18 and older use at least one online social network with seven in ten making Facebook their top choice.
Mobile and tablet gaming is undergoing a massive transition from the slot and card games that defined the platform years ago. With the free-to-play model coming into full form, what can we expect to see in the next year?
Because our electronics are constantly within our grubby grasp, they can get pretty gross. They are taken into public restrooms, handed to runny-nosed toddlers, passed around to share photos and pressed against sweaty skin in gyms. Repeated studies show what accumulates is germy nastiness worse than what is on the bottom of your shoe.
Bangalore-headquartered biopharma firm Biocon hasn’t had the best start to the new year. The company announced Thursday that its marketing chief Rakesh Bamzai has resigned after 19 years with the organization. The news triggered a fall in Biocon’s shares which ended 2% lower at the close of trading.