Posts tagged as: Research

Apple Donates 1000 Apple Watches To Help With Eating Disorder Study

Apple is donating 1,000 of its Apple Watches to a study that is aiming to find out whether binge eating is due to biological or behavioral causes. Apple itself won’t be conducting the study or analyzing the data from it, but the researchers think the company’s tech could be vital in advancing understanding of binge […]

Report Finds That More American Adults Play Video Games.

The Entertainment Software Association’s research says that 72 percent of American households play video games and 82 percent of gamers are adults. 42 percent of gamers are women and that women age 18 or older represent more than one third of the game-playing population. The report, 2011 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game […]

UR Study Shows Video Games Improve Brain Function

Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester are claiming  that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.   In an upcoming study in the journal Current Biology, authors Daphne Bavelier, Alexandre Pouget, and C. Shawn Green report that video games could provide a potent training regimen for speeding up reactions […]

IBM Research Betting Big on Healthcare

IBM is putting a $100 million into a new research initiative which will have IBM collaborating with clinicians to develop new technologies, scientific advancements, and businesses processes for healthcare and insurance providers. “Improving the quality of healthcare requires more than just digitizing health data,” said Chalapathy Neti, Global Lead, Healthcare Transformation at IBM Research. “In […]

Study Support No Risk of Brain Cancer from Cell Use

The International Journal of Epidemiology today published a combined data analysis from a multi national population-based case-control study of glioma and meningioma, the most common types of brain tumour. This is the first in a series of combined data analyses of head and neck tumours published as part of the internationally coordinated Interphone project. The […]

Business Seeing Social Media Efforts Pay Off Says Survey

Adobe Systems has published the results of its annual Adobe Scene7 global survey, detailing the technologies online businesses see as the most effective to engage customers via Web sites and online experiences. For 2010, companies investing in, or planning, rich-media and social media features are seeing the best results in terms of customer satisfaction and […]

Lexis Now in MS Office

LexisNexis has announced Lexis for Microsoft Office -“ a new set of research capabilities that will enable legal professionals to access content and services from LexisNexis and other sources while operating directly within Microsoft Office applications. Legal professionals can now find, analyze and act upon legal content while working within Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Word […]

Study Predicts Increase in Cloud Computing Revenue

New research has found that annual revenues from cloud-based mobile applications will reach nearly $9.5 billion by 2014, fueled by the need for converged, collaborative services, the widespread adoption of mobile broadband services and the deployment of key technological enablers such as H L5 and the Open Mobile Alliance’s Smart Card Web Server (SCWS). The […]

Poll Shows Adults Now Spend 13 Hours/Week Online

A new Harris Poll finds that adult Internet users are now spending an average of 13 hours a week online. Of course, people’s usage varies greatly; one in five (20%) of adult Internet users are online for only two hours or less a week while one in seven (14%) are spending 24 or more hours […]

Yankee Group Predicts $4.2 Billion Mobile App Gold Rush by 2013

Yankee Group estimates that nearly 7 billion U.S. smartphone app downloads will garner $4.2 billion in revenue by 2013. And with the number of smartphone users set to quadruple to 160 million at the same time, Yankee Group uses just two words to describe the market to come: gold rush. How can developers and app […]

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