Messages that quickly self-destruct could enhance the privacy of online communication and make people feel freer to be spontaneous.
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
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If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
The FBI could use software to help identify suspects, and more advanced techniques are around the corner.
The way we view online recipes reveals how our eating habits change over time, say computational sociologists.
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
CrashAlert, created by University of Manitoba researchers, could make it easier to walk and text without smacking into things.
The new Facebook-centric Android app for smartphones builds on other efforts to court mobile users internationally.
Transparent, shape-changing plastics could make touch screens and keyboards that stimulate users’ sense of touch.