Identifying illegal websites in photos

European computer scientists have developed a way to "read" web addresses in images that could improve filters for blocking pornographic, gambling and other sites. They provide details in the new issue of the International ...

People walk slower, swerve when texting while distracted

Texting while walking and being cognitively distracted may significantly affect the way a person walks, resulting in a more cautious gait, according to a study published July 29, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE led ...

Yahoo unveils silent video chat app

Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.

Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges

Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit, federal regulators announced ...

Battle of ideas pits tech talent in London docks

The clicking of keyboards fills the hall at a former London dockyard hosting a 24-hour "hackathon" to design applications ranging from the whimsical to the practical and even the potentially life-saving.

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