Research reveals software improving in ability to analyze, score writing
A Penn State College of Education faculty member's research showed that software for evaluating human writing is improving and expanding in use. Roy Clariana, a professor of education in the college's Learning and Performance ...
Startup working to turn hoverboards into reality
The more your knees quiver, the more the 90 pound board you're perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to shoot out from under your feet. A high-pitched engine scream bounces from the sheet ...
Poor implementation may outweigh short-term benefits of Mexico's telecommunications reform
A new policy paper from the Mexico Center at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy examines the impact that the constitutional reform of the country's "anemic" telecommunications could have ...
Seattle Sounders score with SQL Server and fitness-tracking technology
The Emerald City's football fans aren't limited to those cheering for the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Huskies. Here, footballers also include the soccer heroes of the Seattle Sounders FC, who are ...
Ford recalls Fusions; software causes key problem
Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem.
Samsung to slash number of smartphone models
Samsung Electronics has announced plans to slash the number of smartphone models it issues next year by up to one-third as it tries to cut prices in the face of intense Chinese competition.
Interview: What does the future hold for energy and lighting?
Snapchat lets friends send cash in a snap
Smartphone app Snapchat on Monday began letting users in the United States send money to friends by simply typing dollar amounts into new "Snapcash" messages.
We have liftoff: 'hoverboard' takes flight
Ever since Marty McFly rode on one in 1989's hit film "Back to the Future Part II," fans have dreamed of having their own levitating skateboard, or "hoverboard."
Feds say Web privacy firm deceived consumers (Update)
Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.
Cyborg insects generate power for their own neural control
Future air passengers may get unique, windowless view
Converting data into knowledge
When a movie-streaming service recommends a new film you might like, sometimes that recommendation becomes a new favorite; other times, the computer's suggestion really misses the mark. Yisong Yue, assistant ...