Google looks for more revenue from ads in Android app store
(AP)—Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets.
Better software cuts computer energy use
An EU research project is developing tools to help software engineers create energy-efficient code, which could reduce electricity consumption at data centres by up to 50% and improve battery life in smart ...
Researchers create first image-recognition software that greatly improves web searches
Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have created an artificial intelligence software that uses photos to locate documents on the Internet with far greater accuracy than ever before.
One mom's mission to encourage girls in science
Kelly Mathews is on a mission—to get more girls interested in STEM.
It's possible to write flaw-free software, so why don't we?
Legendary Dutch computer scientist Edsger W Dijkstra famously remarked that "testing shows the presence, not the absence of bugs". In fact the only definitive way to establish that software is correct and b ...
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people.
Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time
Progress in whole-lifecycle software architecture modeling
The gradually increasing complexity of user requirements and runtime environments of software demands software to be of more capabilities and thus become more complex than ever. In the past several decades, there was a trend ...
What happens when the right app doesn't know what the left app is doing?
As more activities become automated with the touch of a button, University of Virginia computer science professor Jack Stankovic foresees a potential problem where applications for different functions might ...
Google, Costco and Facebook best employers
Google, Facebook and wholesale retailer Costco offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor.
New NIST guidelines aim to help IT system developers build security in from the ground up
A new initiative by computer security experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks to bring widely recognized systems and software engineering principles to bear on the problem of information ...
Google's Street View address reading software also able to decipher CAPTCHAs
Daimler job ads suggest Mercedes cars soon to have Android/iOS phones integrated into dash
Twitter adds photo sharing to direct messages
Updated mobile software rolled out Tuesday by Twitter lets smartphone users send pictures in direct, personal messages seen only by recipients instead of being shared publicly on the social network.