New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
Logjam isn't the only reason your computer might be more vulnerable to internet threats
There's a hole in the protection surrounding some of the internet's supposedly secure websites. A group of researchers has discovered that cyber criminals and other hackers can attack websites that use the " ...
Unlocking the potential of simulation software
With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3-D digital models of large structures to simulate how they'll fare under stress, vibrations, heat, and other real-world conditions.
Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time
Researchers advance artificial intelligence for player goal prediction in gaming
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed artificial intelligence (AI) software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to ...
Google releases work tools designed for Android phones
(AP)—Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.
Bank-stealing malware returns after US crackdown
Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, security researchers say.
Paranoid defence controls could criminalise teaching encryption
You might not think that an academic computer science course could be classified as an export of military technology. But under the Defence Trade Controls Act – which passed into law in April, and will ...
Humans are largely the problem in cyber security failures
When people think about cyber and information security they often think about anti-virus software and firewalls; however, according to an information security expert from the University of Adelaide, organisations would become ...
Now Skype can translate for us, why learn a language?
New technology has the habit of making certain professions redundant. Power looms put cotton workers out of job, leading to the rise of the Luddites. Word processors put an end to the typing pool. Now fre ...
Researchers develop 3-D reconstruction software
Researchers have designed a program to generate 3D imagery from the projection and digitization of binary data that allows reconstruction of various objects in order to reproduce parts of classic automobiles, ...
Google domain grows as Android takes root in TVs
Google-backed Android software that leads the smartphone market is spreading to a new generation of smart televisions.
SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is working with semiconductor chipmaker Intel Corporation to further optimize research software to improve the parallelism, efficiency, ...
German researchers develop defense software: Potential protection against the "Hacienda" intelligence program
Today, a group of journalists has reported the existence of the "Hacienda" spy program. According to this report, five western intelligence agencies are using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable ...