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WeFi hotspot network hitched to radiation monitor
Microsoft researchers are exploring ways to personalize search without skewing the results or alienating users.
Small USB devices that offer service to nearby cell phones provide faster Web access and an alternative to expensive international roaming.
Two-dimensional sheets of molybdenite can do something that graphene can't.
People who feel they just do not get enough calls should perhaps take a closer look at their phone number. If the string of digits, written as an SMS, would produce a word with an unpleasant connotation, potential callers may feel ill at ease dialing it - even if they are completely unaware of its literal meaning.
Google Translate for iPhone is a native app that supports full-screen mode and speech synthesis to let users hear their translations spoken aloud in 23 different languages.
While reducing costs remains a primary factor for adopting open-source software, businesses are increasingly seeing it as a way to gain a competitive advantage, according to a new Gartner survey.
Data-intensive analysis, analytics, and informatics
Add virtual reality to the list of things that can make you feel a bit bigger around the waist.
Supercomputers are now running our search engines and social networks. But the heady days of stunning performance increases are over
The latest experiment with photonic entanglement, conducted by Polish physicists working in the consortium National Laboratory for Quantum Technologies, may be of vital importance to make quantum cryptography a more widespread technology. It has been demonstrated that secret communication based on quantum phenomena, which guarantees unconditional security against eavesdropping, can be also realized using sources of quantum entanglement considered until now to be too corrupt.
For patients who seek medical advice online, Google may soon prove to be outdated.
ScienceDaily (Feb. 4, 2011) — It does not matter how good a search engine is if the person doing a search does not ask for the desired information in the right way. So far, a great deal of the research on information retrieval has aimed to develop search algorithms and powerful search engines. Yet, a new doctoral thesis on natural language processing from the University of Gothenburg shows that it is also important to look at the terms people type into the search box.