New research led by David Choffnes shows that what T-Mobile promises about free video streaming with Binge On is not what you, or content providers, may actually get. In many cases, subscribers were left with lower quality videos and unexpected charges. Moreover, because of flaws in T-Mobile’s system, the researchers found a way to make practically any Internet traffic free to subscribers.
Assistant professor Raymond Fu is developing facial recognition software with applications ranging from advertising to criminal investigations. His research recently earned him a Young Investigator award from the International Neural Network Society.
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On Monday, President Barack Obama launched his 2012 reelection campaign in a YouTube video that features his supporters speaking about the issues and the election ahead. Josue David Cisneros, assistant professor of communication studies at Northeastern University, assesses the message put forth in the president’s video, along with how social media can affect political and other grassroots campaigns.