News: Archive 2011

Study exposes habit-formation in smartphone users

27.07.2011 Smartphone users develop the habit of frequently checking their phones for e-mail, social media, and news, shows a study by Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and Intel Labs.

Most Facebook Users are Very Uncomfortable With App Data-Sharing, But Use The Apps Anyway

27.07.2011 Most Facebook users claim to be very uncomfortable with how third-party apps use their personal information. Their actual behavior doesn’t reflect this concern, a new study by UC Berkeley School of Information researchers has discovered.

Filling up with electricity

22.12.2011 A total of 500 electric cars will soon be driving around the Helsinki Metropolitan area, collecting data for research.