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One of the first tasks for Warwick's new super computer is to use its monster megabytes to analyse the natural properties of the tiny mollusc shell.
Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console users - one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.
The Arab Spring uprisings and Occupy-style US protests have inspired a new genre of serious videogames designed to help activists develop strategy -- all in the safety of cyberspace.
Google's browser Chrome overtook Firefox for the first time globally on a monthly basis in November, according to StatCounter, the free website analytics company. The firm's research arm StatCounter Global Stats reports that Chrome took 25.69% of the worldwide market (up from 4.66% in November 2009) compared to Firefox's 25.23%. Microsoft's Internet Explorer still maintains a strong lead globally with 40.63%.
A smartphone security researcher is shining light on a hidden program that tracks activity on Android, BlackBerry and Nokia handsets.
(AP) -- Smule, maker of apps such as Glee Karaoke, is hoping to make beautiful music with fellow app creator Khush through an acquisition announced Thursday.
Google's next frontier in digital mapping will span the world's shopping malls and airports.
Gatorade drinkers wondering about the calcium pantothenate in their favorite sports drink won't have to guess much longer.
(PhysOrg.com) -- As humans, we have a knack for estimating another persons age quite accurately just by glancing at their face. Although age estimation may seem relatively simple to us, computers have a much more difficult time performing the task. In one of the latest attempts to build a computer that can accurately estimate a persons age, researchers have taken a bottom-up approach to the challenge, collecting hundreds of thousands of images and videos from the Internet to train the system. Their goal is to build a universal human age estimator that is applicable to all ethnic groups ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- From Facebook to YouTube to on the fly film projects, the presentation of content that entertains or instructs or both draws on visual tools, ranging from simple to complex. Novice as well as expert creatives are being increasingly equipped with technologies to help them make something creative. Out to prove that point even further, a computer scientist from Harvard Universitys School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and colleagues have come up with face-transplant software.
As sophisticated as modern climate models are, one critical component continues to elude their precisionclouds. Simulating these fluffy puffs of water vapor is so computationally complex that even today's most powerful supercomputers, working at quadrillions of calculations per second, cannot accurately model them.
En la 9 º Expo Nube – Cloud Expo Silicon Valley – en Santa Clara Convention Center de California, se preguntó a una variedad de miembros del entorno de la computación en nube, por sus cinco predicciones para el 2012 ¿Que se dice sobre el panorama futuro de la computación en la nube?