Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Digital News

Social impact of digital inequality revealed

The digital age is making life easier for many, especially in terms of accessing and exchanging information. Digital literacy is especially important for accessing health services and government portals. But what about those left behind?

Digital health users need to be mindful of security risk

The transition of more and more health information into a digital format can lead to many benefits, especially in terms of the speed of analysis. It can also present risks, in terms of cybersecurity. Risks are highlighted in a new report.

Digitalization is helping rural health services

Digital photography is helping patients to show how they feel in relation to their treatment plans. This process could significantly aid rural healthcare.

Essential Science: Big investments for human microbiome research

Moving from a field of academic research to commercialization, interest in the human microbiome has been accelerating over the past year with several big biotechnology companies involved. We take a look at the reasons why.

DNA as a data storage medium: Progress and challenges

Advances are being made with storing digitized data on DNA (both natural and synthetic). This is set to become huge in terms of a 'permanent' data storage solution.

Thinner semiconductors from IBM help with the digital revolution

Researchers are developing a new method for creating thinner semiconductors through modifications to crystals. This promises to help ease in new generation of solar power.

KPMG declared leader in digital transformation consulting

A major survey of digital transformation consultancy and systems integration has named KPMG as one of the leading global companies. KPMG helps organizations through the process of digital transformation.

Calvin Simon talks new song, digital transformation of music Special

New York - Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Calvin Simon (of the funk and soul group Parliament-Funkadelic) sat down and chatted with me at a cafe in Manhattan.

Efficiency, customer journey at heart of digital transformation

Businesses of varying sizes are facing increasing pressure to go digital, as lean, data-driven competition pushes ahead. Management consultants at Say Yeah look to the challenge of helping companies make the transformation to digital.

Efficiency, customer journey at heart of digital transformation

Businesses of varying sizes are facing increasing pressure to go digital, as lean, data-driven competition pushes ahead. Management consultants at Say Yeah look to the challenge of helping companies make the transformation to digital.

App lets you turn your DVDs into a personal Netflix

If, like me, your DVD collection is languishing unwatched because you don’t have a DVD player or a disc drive on your laptop, Walmart’s Vudu has a solution.

Use of Google's DeepMind questioned for U.K. healthcare

London - A university-led inquiry has raised concerns about a deal between Google's artificial intelligence company DeepMind and the U.K. National Health Service. This relates to so-termed serious "inadequacies."

Ad blocker Shine to become ad platform Rainbow

The application Shine has, for a long time, offered ad blocking software to web users. Now, in a surprising u-turn, the platform is to be relaunched as a a service with adverts.

French workers win 'right to disconnect'

Paris - French companies will be required to guarantee a "right to disconnect" to their employees from Sunday as the country seeks to tackle the modern-day scourge of compulsive out-of-hours email checking.

Obama pushes for greater data sharing for health initiatives

Washington - U.S. President Obama has made renewed calls for new ‘big data’ initiatives in relation to health. The announcement ties in with the ‘cancer moonshot’ and ‘personalized medicine’ initiatives.

Nothing 'virtual' about climate impact of emails, tweets

Paris - Even as people the world over symbolically dim lights to fight global warming this Saturday, many will join email and social network campaigns that invisibly contribute to climate change.

Op-Ed: Virtual firms bet on digital to change education industry

The educational system is entering the digital age, and its tradition-based practices — such as rote memorization of school lessons, academic tenure, and union protections — are giving way to disruptive methods of giving lessons to today's students.

The 'Freedom 251' is a $7 smartphone launching in India tomorrow

Indian smartphone firm Ringing Bells is to launch a new handset tomorrow that will cost just $7. The device will make it easier than ever for people to get online, lowering the entry barrier to a new level of affordability.

Meet the social network promising immortality amongst AI users

A new social network is promising users digital immortality and interaction with intelligent, developing AI visitors. Users will each have an AI representative on the site, making posts in the same style as they would when the real person goes offline.

Facebook working on a shopping assistant dubbed 'Moneypenny'

Facebook is apparently working on creating its own digital assistant. Unlike Siri, Cortana or anything else, "Moneypenny" will not be focused on productivity but rather something else entirely: shopping.

The Musio AI robot wants to be your helpful 'curious new friend'

A new advanced artificially intelligent robot is seeking funding on Indiegogo. Boasting a unique personality and the ability to talk naturally, Musio wants to be your "curious new friend" with human-level intelligence and the ability to learn information.

Cortana will kick Google Now and iOS off their own platforms

In a video uploaded to the Windows YouTube channel today, Microsoft has announced its digital voice assistant Cortana, already known by Windows Phone fans, will be coming to Android, iOS and PC with the launch of Windows 10 this summer.

Microsoft's 'Project Spartan' web browser is here

Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 to Windows Insiders yesterday that includes the company's new web browser to replace Internet Explorer, Project Spartan. The new browser promises to be much faster than IE and built for the modern web.

Watch out Siri: Microsoft Cortana comes to iOS, Android this year

Microsoft is going to bring its Cortana voice-controlled digital assistant in an enhanced form to iPhones and Android devices later this year after the launch of Windows 10, directly competing with Siri and Google Now already included on the platforms.

Op-Ed: Technology makes education more accessible than ever

The advent of the digital era has revolutionized education and learning for millions of children worldwide, enabling greater collaboration between teachers and pupils and bringing education to places where it was never available via virtual classrooms.

Quantum technology advances digital communications

Technologists have shown that information stored as quantum bits can be "exponentially compressed" without losing information. This technological feat will be useful for a new generation of communications and computer storage.

Op-Ed: A community space for the Digital Age moves into the neighborhood Special

San Francisco - With technology advancing, there still is the issue of the 'Digital Divide' where access to the Internet and other services are limited. With the help of City College of San Francisco, Coleman Advocates for Children and others,

Garth Brooks back with new record label, announces world tour

Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks is officially out of retirement. He has inked a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, according to Sony CEO Doug Morris, and he is going digital with his music.

Digital Health Summit set to showcase new technology Special

San Francisco - New technologies are set to revolutionize healthcare. Emerging technologies can monitor on-going body biometrics, create remote telemedicine visits, provide electronic access to patient information and undertake 3D body scans.

PR firms agree to abide by Wikipedia rules

Eleven large public relations firms have agreed to clean up the way they interact with Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia. Some of the companies have been involved in editing pages to favor their clients via pseudonymous accounts.
  1 2 3 4 5 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Digital


Digital Image

B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
Books on a tablet
Books on a tablet
adamr
James Freeman  a chief technology officer at Digital Photography Journal
James Freeman, a chief technology officer at Digital Photography Journal
An iPhone charging
An iPhone charging
Bentley Smith
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
Jimmy Manning  (b.1951)   Icebergs  - August  2012  digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the Artis...
Jimmy Manning, (b.1951), "Icebergs" - August, 2012, digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the Artist.
Jimmy Manning
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
File photo of Toronto s Videoflicks store
File photo of Toronto's Videoflicks store
This image is straight from the camera with only the size modified to make the image load faster on ...
This image is straight from the camera with only the size modified to make the image load faster on the Net.
Untitled
pod1
Many images benefit from being  printed.  I use Photoshop as my electronic darkroom.
Many images benefit from being "printed." I use Photoshop as my electronic darkroom.
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
B/W Nature

Latest News
Top News