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2013-05-17 13:27:08

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that incorporating a peer-referral program for HIV testing into emergency departments can reach new groups of high-risk patients and brings more patients into the hospital for testing. Co-author and assistant professor of emergency medicine Michael Lyons, MD, says public health officials study multiple approaches to increasing early diagnosis of HIV. These approaches include a recent emphasis on expanding testing in health care...

Businesses Give Google+ The Cold Shoulder
2013-05-13 04:26:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Roughly two years after the launch of Google+, the Mountain View, California-based company´s most recent foray into the social media world is reportedly struggling to gain acceptance among key business brands in the US. Since first going live in June 2011, approximately 500 million users have set up Google+ accounts and about 135 million actively use the social network, according to Reuters reporter Alexei Oreskovic. The...

2013-05-07 23:30:51

GirlWorld, that is the name of the new social network created by Jordan Craft. A 13 year old genius out of Scottsdale, AZ. At 13 years old Jordan decided to jump into the world of mobile development and work to create a social network that would be useful to her and her friends. Scottsdale,AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 GirlWorld, that is the name of the new social network (http://www.girlworldinc.com ) that was created by Jordan Craft. A 13 year old genius out of Scottsdale, AZ. At 13 years old,...

Facebook Exodus For One Third Of Users In New Poll
2013-05-04 06:51:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One third of all Facebook users take breaks from the popular social network by deactivating their account, and 10 percent of them eventually quit using the website entirely, according to a team of Cornell University researchers. As part of the study, which was presented Thursday at the Association for Computing Machinery's Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Paris, the researchers posted an online questionnaire...

2013-05-03 23:20:49

Google Business Photos come to Canada with Wisdek being the first Canadian company to be certified by Google to offer their hottest new service. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Wisdek Google Advertising Experts have just become the first agency in Canada to be certified as a Google Business Photos Trusted Agency. They have joined a small handful of elite agencies across the globe to offer Google´s hottest new service to North America. “The benefits of working with a certified trusted...

Social App Path In Hot Water Yet Again
2013-05-01 12:16:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One social network is being called out for privacy concerns, and this time it isn´t Facebook. Path, the social app for smaller networks, has been busted before snooping into users´ smartphone address book and keeping these contacts without their permission. These allegations resulted in independent privacy assessments and an $800,000 fine by the Federal Trade Commission. Yesterday, one blogger called the...

Structural Balance Theory Applied To Animal Groups
2013-04-23 05:13:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans follow complex social situations to decide who to befriend or abandon. A new study that seeks to advance our understanding of the structure of animal social networks reveals that animals use the same level of sophistication in judging social configurations. Published this week in Animal Behaviour, this study is the first to apply a long-standing theory of social psychology — called "structural balance," the theory...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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