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Mickey and math? Disney launches education apps

The Walt Disney Co. is launching a new line of learning tools designed to help parents encourage kids 3 to 8 to learn outside of school. Disney Imagicademy begins with a series of mobile apps but will later ...

dateDec 04, 2014 in Software
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Berlin police mull crime-predicting software

Police in Berlin are considering deploying software that predicts crimes—and have even dubbed the project "Precobs" in a nod to a term used in "Minority Report", the US sci-film based on a similar premise.

dateDec 02, 2014 in Software
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Chinese gay dating app grows to 15 million users

By day, Ma Baoli was a high-ranking officer in a seaside city police force. By night, he ran a website for gay people to share experiences and on which he spoke under a pseudonym about the pressure he faced ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Software
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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are ...

dateNov 26, 2014 in Software
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Singapore moves to regulate taxi booking apps

Singapore on Friday announced new rules for mobile taxi booking apps, including US-based Uber, in the latest move by governments around the world to regulate the increasingly popular services.

dateNov 21, 2014 in Software
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Protecting personal data in the cloud

IBM today announced it has patented the design for a data privacy engine that can more efficiently and affordably help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds.

dateNov 20, 2014 in Software
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