Engineers Make Sound Loud Enough to Bend Light on a Computer Chip: Device Could Improve Wireless Communications SystemsNov. 26, 2014 — Engineering researchers have developed a chip on which both sound wave and light wave are generated and confined together so that the sound can very efficiently control the ... full story
Nov. 26, 2014 — Neither quantum computers nor quantum cryptography will become prevalent technologies without memory systems able to manipulate quantum information easily and effectively. Scientists have recently ... full story
Nov. 26, 2014 — Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers have studied the performance of ... full story
Nov. 25, 2014 — Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the ... full story
Nov. 20, 2014 — New research finds that people say they care about online security but behave like they don't -- such as ignoring security warnings. To better understand how people deal with security messages, ... full story
Nov. 19, 2014 — Researchers are offering an alternative to the celebrated “Turing Test” to determine whether a machine or computer program exhibits human-level ... full story
Nov. 18, 2014 — Researchers have created an artificial intelligence software that uses photos to locate documents on the Internet with far greater accuracy than ever ... full story
Nov. 14, 2014 — A model for evaluating product-recommendation algorithms suggests that trial and error get it right. Researchers will present a paper that applies their model to the recommendation engines that are ... full story
Nov. 14, 2014 — Quick Response (QR) codes -- the box-shaped symbols that appear on signs, posters, and even business cards -- are a convenient and efficient way of accessing specific web pages with a smartphone or ... full story
Nov. 13, 2014 — Researches have uncovered 'smoking-gun' evidence to confirm the workings of an emerging class of materials that could make possible 'spintronic' devices and practical quantum ... full story
Fighting Crime Through Crowdsourcing: Researchers Are Looking at Using Crowdsourcing to Help in Facial RecognitionNov. 12, 2014 — Researchers are developing a computing model that uses crowdsourcing to combine and optimize human efforts and machine computing elements. The new model can be used to efficiently perform the complex ... full story
Nov. 7, 2014 — A detailed analysis by cybersecurity experts found that U.S. website administrators nationwide tasked with patching security holes exploited by the Heartbleed bug may not have done ... full story
Nov. 7, 2014 — New research has demonstrated how glass can be manipulated to create a material that will allow computers to transfer information using light. This development could significantly increase computer ... full story
Nov. 5, 2014 — What began as research into a method to strengthen metals has led to the discovery of a new technique that uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite, with ... full story
New Research Shows Vulnerability in Mobile Phones’ Applications Offering Voice Communication SecurityNov. 5, 2014 — Researchers have identified problems with secure voice communication over the Internet. They are explaining why there are concerns with the end-to-end security of an increasingly popular means of ... full story
- Engineers make sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip: Device could improve wireless communications systems
- Global quantum communications: No longer the stuff of fiction?
- Studying the speed of multi-hop Bluetooth networks
- Social sensing game detects classroom bullies
- Testing if a computer has human-level intelligence: Alternative to 'Turing test' proposed
- Model for evaluating product-recommendation algorithms suggests that trial and error get it right
- Smartphones team-up with QR codes for secure 3-D displays
- 'Topological insulators' promising for spintronics, quantum computers
- Self-repairing software tackles malware
- A piece of the quantum puzzle
- Fighting crime through crowdsourcing: Researchers are looking at using crowdsourcing to help in facial recognition
- Cybersecurity experts discover lapses in Heartbleed bug fix
- New research lights the way to super-fast computers
- 'Direct writing' of diamond patterns from graphite a potential technological leap
- New research shows vulnerability in mobile phones’ applications offering voice communication security
- The Peres conjecture is false, experts say
- Harnessing error-prone chips: New system would allow programmers to easily trade computational accuracy for energy savings
- Can social media help stop the spread of HIV?
- Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm
- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
- Beyond LOL cats, social networks could become trove of biodiversity data
- Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake
- The social web of things: Smart cars, appliances and people
- Even the latest malware detection systems can be bypassed
- Digital archaeology changes exploration of the past
- How can we be effectively warned not to give away our information online?
- Relationship among broadband performance, pricing, and demand worldwide
- Future computers could be built from magnetic 'tornadoes'
- Does Facebook make you lonely?
- Computer science: 'Data smashing' could unshackle automated discovery
- Private telephone conversations: Dynamic encryption keeps secrets
- Printing in the hobby room: Paper-thin and touch-sensitive displays on various materials
- New web privacy system could revolutionize the safety of Internet surfing
- Pressing the accelerator on quantum robotics
- Software for Google glass that provides captions for hard-of-hearing users
- Elusive particle that is its own antiparticle observed
- New approach to on-chip quantum computing
- Ultrafast remote switching of light emission
- New dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic
- Can cartoons be used to teach machines to understand the visual world?
- Conflictive animations support the development of programming skills
- New discovery could pave way for spin-based computing: Novel oxide-based magnetism follows electrical commands
- Putting the squeeze on quantum information
- New insights into the world of quantum materials
- Toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, better displays: Nuclear spins control current in plastic LED
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Habitual Facebook users: Suckers for social media scams?
- Scientists fabricate single-photon sources in solid matter
- The quantum revolution is a step closer: New way to run a quantum algorithm
- Video game teaches kids how to code
- New method to detect prize particle for future quantum computing
- Can a stack of computer servers survive an earthquake?
- Quantum control of molecules for ultra-fast computers: Single laser stops molecular tumbling motion instantly
- Cellphone addiction harming academic performance is 'an increasingly realistic possibility'
- Computer games give a boost to English
- Doing more with less: New technique uses fraction of measurements to efficiently find quantum wave functions
- Avatars make the Internet sign to deaf people