Novel technique tracks more web users across browsers
Feb 13, 2017
For good or ill, what users do on the web is tracked. Banks track users as an authentication technique, to offer their customers enhanced security protection. Retailers track customers and potential customers in order to ...
New route-finding map lets Seattle pedestrians avoid hills, construction, accessibility barriers
Feb 02, 2017
Transportation routing services primarily designed for people in cars don't give pedestrians, parents pushing bulky strollers or people in wheelchairs much information about how to easily navigate a neighborhood using sidewalks.
Polynomials without tears thanks to Socratic app
Jan 22, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—School memories include the downsides as well as the uplifting ones. Not understanding what was written in textbooks and poorly explained by teachers are part of the grimmer recollections.
Project VoCo demo offers intriguing look at tech for word changes
Nov 06, 2016
What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word Photoshop. On the good side, you know this has been quite a valuable tool for all creatives. On the other hand, you know how some people have railed against ...
Good news for Chrome users comes in the form of speed boost
Nov 02, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—Speed is an important factor in choosing a browser favorite. The latest news is that Chrome on Windows will see a speed boost. This is apt to strengthen Chrome all the more, as one of today's easiest, most ...
Firefox users can plan on seeing web engine leap next year
Oct 31, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—Mozilla has news about a web engine for Firefox. It is called Project Quantum. Head of Platform Engineering at Mozilla, David Bryant, said in Medium: "Quantum is our effort to develop Mozilla's next-generation ...
For DIYers, a device to use to see into walls
Aug 19, 2016
DIY home renovators, construction workers, plumbers: There is a product designed for you, and it is called Walabot DIY. It is a device with companion app that allows you to look inside your walls. You can detect things such ...
Google, where are you taking Fuchsia and should Android care?
Aug 15, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—Projects or experiments at big technology companies go either way. Either they fail to materialize into actual products but turn up some interesting lessons learned for company developers and architects.
MIT spinout helps health-care providers schedule patients more efficiently
Jul 21, 2016
Ever waited entirely too long at your doctor's office for an appointment to start? The long wait may soon be over: An MIT spinout's schedule-optimizing software that gets more patients seen more quickly could soon be used ...
It's automatic: CMU smartphone app manages your privacy preferences
Jul 06, 2016
Chalk up one more task a smartphone app may do better than you: figuring out your privacy settings.