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If search is 'fixed', what can we do about supporting chance discovery?

Posted 10 February 2016

As the number of cyberattacks increases, businesses are changing their cybersecurity strategies.

Posted 9 February 2016

Winners demonstrate the value of iterative redesigns and rapid development processes.

Posted 29 January 2016

A round up of research projects to help computers understand sarcasm, sentiment - and the power of small talk.

Posted 26 January 2016

Nesta, the UK's innovation charity, has been making technology and sociological predictions for the last five years. What key themes has it chosen for 2016?

Posted 13 January 2016

The choices of word (or sometimes emoji) of the year reflect social, economic and technological trends and focus. This year is no exception.

Posted 11 January 2016

Report by Axiell seeks to understand how public libraries are being used and to outline a vision for the future of the public library.

Posted 2 December 2015

New research from the US suggests that streaming video services are now on a par with traditional cable TV.

Posted 2 December 2015

Findings of the BBC's research into digital news reach have implications for all news providers.

Posted 1 December 2015

Strategies at Cambridge University's FutureLib programme reveal where the library fits within the wider student experience.

Posted 22 November 2015

If Google is beginning to understand search terms like a human, where does this leave the information professional?

Posted 19 November 2015

A new study published by Thompson-Reuters places France as Europe's most innovative nation.

Posted 16 November 2015

Microsoft Research's Susan Dumais chose search behaviour as the topic of her Tony Kent Strix Award lecture.

Posted 8 November 2015

In a special collection of articles, the New York Times explores how viewer behaviour is changing and how programme makers and broadcasters are responding.

Posted 3 November 2015

In its latest White Paper, academic publisher Taylor and Francis gathers opinions about the peer review process from those who publish research papers and those who review, edit and publish them.

Posted 2 November 2015

Amazon has announced it is suing 1000 authors of fake reviews.

Posted 22 October 2015

The UK has begun to count cybercrimes for the first time. But you may be surprised at how little your stolen digital information is worth.

Posted 16 October 2015

The number of people using ad blockers has increased by 40% over the last year. 200 million people are now using them - resulting in over $20bn of lost revenues.

Posted 15 October 2015

European institutions performing strongly and many more countries appearing in top 800.

Posted 9 October 2015

Social media gaffes cause problems for many politicians in Canada's election campaign.

Posted 6 October 2015

Although completion rates remain low, those who DO complete MOOCs report high satisfaction rates. Meanwhile, some learners are cheating their way to course completion.

Posted 25 September 2015

While a UK politician experiments with crowdsourced questions to Parliament, other experiments in open democracy are much more advanced.

Posted 22 September 2015

The United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its 2015 report into the current state of broadband around the world.

Posted 21 September 2015

Survey of 2015 customer experiences shows that better information, combined with personalisation, create happy customers who are more in control.

Posted 11 September 2015

Cybercrime is evolving quickly, putting organisations at risk from a range of attacks including data breaches and business interruption.

Posted 10 September 2015

The demand for portable, cross-border e-content looks set to grow.

Posted 10 September 2015

The growth of tech makes social skills increasingly important.

Posted 27 August 2015

While children are increasingly relying on tech to help them with schoolwork, a new campaign group sets out to improve online rights for children.

Posted 26 August 2015

Over 2000 UK and US consumers aged 16-35 surveyed about their attitudes and concerns about online security.

Posted 25 August 2015

The average user has over 90 online accounts - how are they managing to remember their passwords?

Posted 31 July 2015

The sharing economy, which continues to grow, is attracting political debate in the US.

Posted 28 July 2015

4000 users of seven UK academic libraries on how they view online library resources and services.

Posted 26 July 2015

A new report by Nesta focuses on the availability of skills required to create, analyse and apply the lessons learned from data.

Posted 15 July 2015

A new report suggests book publishing will face yet more disruption while in the US authors and booksellers are taking on Amazon.

Posted 14 July 2015

The BBC is expected to cut 1000 jobs to help plug £150m gap in its licence fee income.

Posted 7 July 2015

What can neuroscience teach us about how people respond to content on mobile platforms?

Posted 3 July 2015

The EU is about to vote on proposed changes to Europe's copyright legislation.

Posted 2 July 2015

In Africa the demand for HE is growing, while library budgets struggle to keep pace.

Posted 1 July 2015

Many professionals and senior level executives are still ignoring the potential value of social media - at their peril.

Posted 20 June 2015

Four new national coalitions for digital jobs to be launched in Belgium, Cyprus, the Netherlands and the UK as the EU continues its drive to tackle Europe's digital skills deficit.

Posted 19 June 2015

Bank of England's plans leaked in autocomplete incident; Millennials and DNA passwords.

Posted 17 June 2015

New research suggests creative power of exposure to ideas and people.

Posted 4 June 2015

Sharing ideas and information across and between institutions will result in positive outcomes for institutions and individuals.

Posted 3 June 2015

Knowledge workers rarely do unique work. In fact they spend most of their time engaged in ‘re-work' due to the difficulty of re-using pre-existing knowledge.

Posted 19 May 2015

Key findings from an open dataset on makerspaces in the UK.

Posted 6 May 2015

Study suggests total move to OA is possible with no extra costs.

Posted 5 May 2015

The sharing economy will continue to disrupt the rental economy.

Posted 4 May 2015

Word of mouth is one of the most trusted forms of advertising.

Posted 24 April 2015

Organisations can improve performance by focusing on four key 'energy' needs of employees.

Posted 19 April 2015

Music continues to be a multi-format industry with global revenues divided equally between digital and physical.

Posted 15 April 2015