Google's maps go indoors with new mobile feature
Google's next frontier in digital mapping will span the world's shopping malls and airports.
NIST improves tool for hardening software against cyber attack
(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have dramatically enlarged a database designed to improve applications that help programmers find weaknesses in software. This ...
Facebook to help Congress expand online reach
Leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties in the US Congress are reaching out to Facebook to help develop online tools to connect with their constituents.
Oxford spin-out is energy-saver for business
The latest spin-out from Oxford University, Pilio Limited, provides a cost-effective online tool enabling small and medium businesses to monitor and manage their energy usage, potentially saving up to 40 per ...
First-of-its-kind search engine will speed materials research
Researchers from the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) jointly launched today a groundbreaking new online tool called the ...
Internet privacy tools are confusing, ineffective for most people: report
Internet users who want to protect their privacy by stopping advertisers and other companies from tracking their online behavior will have great difficulty doing so with commonly available "opt-out" tools, researchers at ...
Sony uses Augmented Reality to guide TV buyers
Google plots Hurricane Irene with online map
Internet giant Google has rolled out an online map tracking the path of Hurricane Irene and providing other useful information about the storm headed for the US east coast.
Computer infections rife as hackers prevail: PandaLabs
Hackers infected computers, derailed websites, and plundered networks in a memorably miserable quarter, according to a report released Wednesday by Internet security firm PandaLabs.
Google giving details of requests to remove content
Google on Monday began detailing the reasons behind government requests it receives to remove content from its services and whether or not it has complied.
Online tools are increasing the speed at which scientists make discoveries
Not all research papers receive their own hashtag on Twitter. But #arseniclife (as it was dubbed in tweets) was no ordinary paper.
Wikipedia improves students' work
A student writing an essay for their teacher may be tempted to plagiarize or leave facts unchecked. A new study shows that if you ask that same student to write something that will be posted on Wikipedia, he or she suddenly ...
Online tool aids quantum computing research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Quantum computing holds great promise, but will require informed specialists who can explore its full potential. Through a book, an interdisciplinary class and now a brand new online tool, ...
Online prognostic tool for lung cancer developed
Determining the best way to treat lung cancer the leading cancer killer for both men and women is an ongoing challenge to cancer doctors. But researchers at the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer ...