Yahoo sees 'end to end' email encryption by year-end
Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end to end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers.
Advanced modeling software explores whether Augustus Caesar really transformed Rome
With degrees in Etruscology and Roman architectural history, Diane Favro has traveled to every corner of the Roman Empire, from Algeria to Germany to Lebanon, and written several books on the subject matter ...
BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software
BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.
SciDetect discovers fake scientific papers
After intensive collaboration with Dr. Cyril Labbé from Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France, Springer announces the release of SciDetect, a new software program that automatically checks for fake scientific papers. ...
Socially intelligent computers can turn difficult online negotiations into win−win situations
Programming fundamental 'social intelligence' skills into software agents can make humans substantially more trusting of online negotiations, which can lead to superior outcomes in e-commerce transactions, ...
Social media training works best for student-athletes, study shows
Placing less reliance on monitoring software and modifying new media training to align with student-athletes' habits and input will promote more positive and responsible usage of social networks.
Computer scientists simplify parallel programming
Modern software takes computational speed for granted. But modern microprocessors can only speed up by increasing the number of cores. To take full advantage of multiple cores, software developers have to ...
Software could help reduce leading cause of air fatalities
Nicholas Kasdaglis, a Ph.D. student and research assistant in the Human-Centered Design Institute at Florida Institute of Technology, has been awarded use of cutting-edge design software that may allow him ...
IBM buys small Denver startup AlchemyAPI to expand Watson
IBM announced the purchase of AlchemyAPI, a small Denver startup, on Wednesday as part of its effort to expand its Watson cognitive computing system.
Researcher develops new software to assess online interaction
Whether it is business or personal, more and more human interaction is happening in an online environment. But, how do you know if you can trust the person on the other end of the connection? The simple answer is most people ...
Reading speed harnessed to automatically control text display rates
Reading a text is something that each of us does at our own individual pace. This simple fact has been exploited by computer scientists in Saarbrücken who have developed a software system that recognizes ...
New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US (Update)
New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10.
Enhancing efficiency of multi-core processors
Software development for embedded multi-core processors is considered to require a large expenditure and to be difficult. Under the ALMA EU project, researchers developed a new integrated tool chain to facilitate programming. ...
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