internet addiction

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions

Any human advancement has been fraught with the opportunity for misuse and abuse, and the internet is no different. And just as mobile technology and the apps that have been built for the new communic

Chinese Internet addicts escape, then are returned to, treatment center

<img src="" />A daring escape plan ended with parental scolding. Three patients (or "inmates," if you prefer) at a Chinese Internet ad

Chinese Internet addict beaten to death by camp counselors

<img src="" />Another day, another death in China by overzealous personnel. A boy of 16 was beaten to death at an "Internet Addictio

Support Radio: Internet walkie-talkie concept is like audio Twitter

<img src=""> Designed to battle internet addiction, the Support Radio concept from designer Joe Malia is aimed at “partners, parents a

China defines Internet Addiction and you probably have it, dear reader

So, tell me. Do you: Spend 6 hours online a day? Yearn to get back online when you’re off? Feel distress (mental or physical) when disconnected? Have trouble concentrating or sleeping? Yes? Good

Internet Addict Sues IBM, Goes on Internet

I’m not sure whether to laugh or cry. It seems a 58 year old vet at IBM was caught on adult chatrooms at work, fired, and is now suing Big Blue for $5 million, citing Internet addiction. “