Ecologists warn of overreliance on unvetted computer source code by researchers
Privacy group gets NSA files on utility research
Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version
Chrome Beta gets built-in webcam and microphone support
Close encounters: When Daniel123 met Jane234 (w/ video)
Cat-brushing robot draws all signs of contentment (w/ video)
An oracle for object-oriented programmers
In the last 40 years, the major innovation in software engineering has been the development of what are called object-oriented programming languages. Objects are, effectively, repositories for ...
IBM Researchers Lower Language Barrier With Text Translator
IBM Researchers are helping to break the language barrier with the advent of technology dubbed "n.Fluent" -- smart software that translates text between English and 11 other languages. IBM employees use it to instantaneously ...
Google's SPDY will speed up downloads
New radio chip mimics human ear, could enable universal radio (w/Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT engineers have built a fast, ultra-broadband, low-power radio chip, modeled on the human inner ear, that could enable wireless devices capable of receiving cell phone, Internet, radio ...
Microsoft job ads for engineers show body-double plans
Tracking gunfire with a smartphone
(Phys.org) —You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen ...
Coding boot camps promise to launch tech careers (Update)
Looking for a career change, Ken Shimizu decided he wanted to be a software developer, but he didn't want to go back to college to study computer science.
Researcher slashes optics laboratory costs using customizable 3-D printable designs
(Phys.org) —Just as the power of the open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to most people, open-source hardware makes it possible to drive down the cost ...