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PeerShare: A System Secure Distribution of Sensitive Data Among Social Contacts

PeerShare is a system that can be used by applications to securely distribute sensitive data to social contacts of a user. PeerShare incorporates a generic framework that allows different applications to distribute data with different security requirements. By using interfaces available from existing popular social networks. PeerShare is designed to be easy to use for both end users as well as developers of applications.

http://arxiv.org/abs/1307.4046

Smartphone game ‘GeneGame’ to crowdsource cancer research

Gamers playing a Cancer Research UK smartphone app set for launch this autumn will be helping to find new treatments for cancer. Currently titled “GeneGame”, users of the app will be analysing genetic data and helping to pinpoint the genetic causes of cancer as they play.

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-07/19/genegame-app-cancer-research