News tagged with web service

Tech 101: How a denial-of-service attack works

(AP) -- Investigators are piecing together details about one of the most aggressive computer attacks in recent memory - a powerful "denial-of-service" assault that overwhelmed computers at U.S. and South Korean ...

dateJul 08, 2009 in Internet
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New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

The University of Manchester and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have launched a major new e-science resource for biologists - which could accelerate research into ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Other
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FTC shuts allegedly rogue Internet provider

(AP) -- The federal government has severed the Internet connection of a company accused of helping criminals serve up a "witches' brew" of nasty content online, from computer viruses to child pornography.

dateJun 05, 2009 in Internet
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As Web communication shrinks, so do links

(AP) -- On the short-messaging service Twitter, space is at a premium: You've got 140 characters to make your point, and you probably don't want to waste half of it on a super-sized link to your latest YouTube obsession.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Internet
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Grid browser finds the meaning of life

(PhysOrg.com) -- A web browser that can understand technical terms in life sciences and automatically find additional resources and services has been developed by European researchers. It could lead to a new generation of ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Review: Flaws in Web's much-touted WolframAlpha

(AP) -- When a free Web service called WolframAlpha launches in the coming days, the general public will get to try a "computational knowledge engine" that has had technology insiders buzzing because of its ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Internet
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Web founder makes online privacy plea

Plans by Internet service providers to deliver targeted adverts to consumers based on their Web searches threaten online privacy and should be opposed, the founder of the Web said Wednesday.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Internet
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Unlocking the dynamic web

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most of the knowledge and services potentially available on the worldwide web can’t be accessed through browsers and websites. A new European research project has devised a smart toolkit ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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