New software helps researchers find meaning in massive scientific data sets
(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the biggest challenges today's scientists face is sorting and making sense of the massive amounts of data produced by advanced scientific instruments and supercomputers. In response ...
Mobile browsers fail researchers' safety test
(Phys.org)—How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to ...
Online tool can detect patterns in US election news coverage
The US presidential election dominates the global media every four years, with news articles, which are carefully analysed by commentators and campaign strategists, playing a major role in shaping voter opinion. ...
YouTube revamps much-criticized comments feed
YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing website, said Tuesday it was revamping its comments feed which some web users claimed had turned into a magnet for crude and vulgar postings.
Google Web Designer to simplify the building of ads
Sandia cyber project looks to help IT professionals with complex DNS vulnerabilities
Sandia National Laboratories computer scientist Casey Deccio has developed a visualization tool known as DNSViz to help network administrators within the federal government and global IT community better understand ...
iTeacher: Program Brings Web 2.0 to the Classroom
(PhysOrg.com) -- Online media and social networking Web sites - Web 2.0 standards like Facebook and YouTube - are the new tools for communication and entertainment among K-12 students. Safety and inappropriate content issues, ...
Google Analytics inventor moving concept to physical stores with Euclid
New web tool to improve accuracy of global land cover maps
An interactive web tool has been developed to improve the accuracy and extent of global land use and forest cover information. The new 'Geo-Wiki' uses Google Earth and information provided by a global network of volunteers ...
Citing sanctions, Google blocks Analytics tool in Cuba
Cuba on Tuesday accused Google of "outrageous censorship" after the US Internet giant blocked access to a web traffic analysis tool to comply with US sanctions against Havana.
With Google's Photo Sphere, users contribute photos of remote spots
Mounted on cars, bikes and even snowmobiles, Google Street View cameras have been scouring the globe taking panoramic pictures of roads, alleys and buildings.
Smart recycle bin wins record-breaking MHacks hackathon
An intelligent trash can that sorts recyclables from garbage won first prize at the University of Michigan's 36-hour maker blitz, MHacks.
Explore the stellar neighborhood with new Milky Way visualization
Want to explore the Milky Way? A new visualization tool from Google called 100,000 Stars lets you take a tour of our cosmic neighborhood, and with a few clicks of your mouse you can zoom in, out and around ...
Amazon launches document collaboration service
Amazon on Thursday launched an online service for collaborating on work projects in a challenge to tech titan Google.