Hi Emma: A conversational Heek helps you create your website
Oct 05, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—You make things, you fix things, you help people get to where they want to go. No matter what type of business you plan on starting, the first to-do tasks on your mind include getting a website going. A newly ...
Music tempo carries hidden information
Aug 20, 2016
Who could even dream of thinking, period, when in a small dance club where the pulsating floodgates of club music are being let loose. Here's a thought, though. What if you could hide messages in the tempo of that pounding ...
New 'GreenWeb' tools aim to create an energy-efficient web
Jun 16, 2016
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new, open-source computer programming framework that could make the web significantly more energy efficient, allowing ...
Half of online users get news from Facebook and other social platforms
Jun 15, 2016
A wave of disruption has hit news organisations around the world, with potentially profound consequences both for publishers and the future of news production, according to a report by Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Facebook says bug in Messenger app on Android fixed
Jun 08, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—As many know by now, Facebook recently had a security issue involving Messenger. Outside Facebook, security researchers said that a bug with the Messenger service would have allowed attackers to change the ...
Google team taking upper hand if misbehaving AI agent attempts anything terribly smart
Jun 06, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—The twin effects of popular fiction (machines turning into killer squadrons) and scientific progress (machine learning) have made AI both exciting and scary in its future potential.
Facebook introduces DeepText, text understanding engine
Jun 02, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—Facebook has announced via blog post, technology that it has been working on for some time, called DeepText—its purpose is to read every word posted on Facebook, including comments, make sense of them, and ...
Facebook engineer tells why he gives Open/R platform huge likes
May 12, 2016
Facebook is talking about an extensible distributed network application platform, and the benefits attached to such a platform.
Facebook still shows muscle in drawing in young and old
Apr 03, 2016
Yes, old news. We know. Facebook demographics is believed to be caught up in a troublesome shift and Facebook had better brace itself. Fandom does not last forever. Younger users are fleeing for the likes of Twitter, Instagram, ...
Bitcoin transaction delays: Is block size increase the final answer?
Mar 05, 2016
The good news: the Bitcoin network had not reached the widely predicted saturation point as recently feared. The bad news: The spam that caused the problem is suggesting to some Bitcoin watchers that saturation is not that ...