News tagged with computer technology

Robots could lend a helping hand

With a rapidly ageing population, the number of people with dementia and other age-related disabilities is expected to soar by 2050.

Jun 04, 2013
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Patented system better secures digitally stored data

(Phys.org) —Arizona State University computer scientist Gail-Joon Ahn has been granted a U.S. patent for a novel identity management system that helps protect personal identity information stored on digital devices.

May 21, 2013
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Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook

Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online ...

May 16, 2013
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An expedition into the programmable city

Software, in its various manifestations, is now essential to the functioning of cities. A new EU-funded project is preparing to undertake a sustained programme of research on how software makes a difference ...

May 09, 2013
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The search is over: Internet content is looking for you

Where you are and what you're doing increasingly play key roles in how you search the Internet. In fact, your search may just conduct itself. This concept, called "contextual search," is improving so gradually the changes ...

May 02, 2013
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