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October 22, 2016

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October 22, 2016

Designing the Future Internet

Oct. 20, 2016 — This century, our world will be flooded with hundreds of billions of smartphones, gadgets, sensors and other smart objects connected to the internet. New research is at the forefront of efforts to ... read more

Donald or Hillary? Tweetcast Predicts Your Vote

Oct. 18, 2016 — What you tweet says a lot about your politics and who you are going to vote for in this highly volatile presidential election, according to TweetCast, an online tool developed by Northwestern ... read more

Encrypting Medical Photos With Chaos

Oct. 11, 2016 — Chaos and confusion could be used to encrypt color photos and protect them from prying eyes, according to computer scientists in Algeria. Writing in a new article, the team describes a new algorithm ... read more

Online Emancipation: Protecting Users from Algorithmic Bias

Oct. 6, 2016 — To establish a system of auditability and build trust and transparency when it comes to internet use, researchers want to learn more about the concerns and perspectives of internet users with the aim ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — The FLUXNET collaboration's most recent data release includes some of the longest continuous records of ecosystem data ever taken. The information has undergone extensive quality checks and is ... read more

An Algorithm for Taxi Sharing

Sep. 26, 2016 — Researchers in Uruguay have developed an evolutionary algorithm to allow a smart city to facilitate efficient taxi sharing to cut an individual's transport costs as well as reduce congestion and ... read more

App Vs. Website: Which Best Protects Your Privacy?

Sep. 12, 2016 — Should you use the app -- or a web browser -- for that? That's the ques­tion that researchers ask in a new study that explores how free app- and web-based ser­vices on Android and iOS mobile ... read more

Sep. 9, 2016 — An imaging system that can read closed books is currently being developed. In a new article, researchers describe a prototype of the system, which they tested on a stack of papers, each with one ... read more

Setting Up a Decoy Network May Help Deflect a Hacker's Hits

Sep. 9, 2016 — Computer networks may never float like a butterfly, but information scientists suggest that creating nimble networks that can sense jabs from hackers could help deflect the stinging blows of those ... read more

Algorithm Detects Online Fraudsters

Sep. 8, 2016 — An algorithm makes it easier to determine if someone has faked an Amazon or Yelp review or if a politician with a suspiciously large number of Twitter followers might have bought and paid for that ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Researchers illustrate how smartphones, due to their ubiquity and sophisticated gadgetry, can easily hack 3-D printers by measuring 'leaked' energy and acoustic waves that emanate from the ... read more

New Service Improves Cloud Storage Usage on Mobile Devices

Sep. 7, 2016 — Researchers designed and developed StoArranger, a service to intercept, coordinate and optimize requests made by mobile apps and cloud storage services. StoArranger works as a 'middleware ... read more

Researchers Use Hardware to Accelerate Core-to-Core on-Chip Communication

Sep. 6, 2016 — A new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication has been developed by researchers. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Children with congenital heart defects often undergo a battery of strenuous examinations and interventions. Now, researchers have developed software to simulate certain interventions in advance. ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Diagnostic Power of Lung Function Tests

Sep. 4, 2016 — Artificial intelligence could improve the interpretation of lung function tests for the diagnosis of long-term lung diseases, according to the findings of a new ... read more

Aug. 31, 2016 — New software analyzes a user's prediction model to decide which data to clean first, while updating the model as it works. With each pass, users see their model ... read more

New Approach to Computing Boosts Energy Efficiency

Aug. 26, 2016 — A research project has launched a set of tools that will make computer systems more energy efficient – a critical issue for modern computing. Using the framework of the project programmers has ... read more

Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System

Aug. 25, 2016 — An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS -- the operating system used in Apple's iPhone and iPad devices. The ... read more

Post-Disaster Optimization Technique Capable of Analyzing Entire Cities

Aug. 24, 2016 — Scientists have created a novel method that represents a major improvement in existing post-disaster optimization methodologies. Their technique, Algorithm with Multiple-Input Genetic Operators ... read more

Where Can I Buy a Chair Like That? This App Will Tell You

Aug. 23, 2016 — If you think you have a knack for interior design, or just want to spruce up your own home, new technology developed by Cornell researchers may help you choose furnishings the way professionals ... read more

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