Consumer & Gadgets

Google Pixel 3 phone aims to automate more daily tasks

There's not much about the physical details of Google's new Pixel 3 phone that you can't find elsewhere. That bigger display and curved design? Apple and Samsung phones already have that.

Computer Sciences

A new complex network-based approach to topic modeling

Researchers at Northwestern University, the University of Bath, and the University of Sydney have developed a new network approach to topic models, machine learning strategies that can discover abstract topics and semantic ...

Computer Sciences

Researchers hide information in plain text

Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering have invented FontCode, a new way to embed hidden information in ordinary text by imperceptibly changing, or perturbing, the shapes of fonts in text. FontCode creates font perturbations, ...

Computer Sciences

Google offers update on its human-like text-to-speech system

Google has offered interested tech enthusiasts an update on its Tacotron text-to-speech system via blog post this week. In the post, the team describes how the system works and offers some audio samples, which Ruoming Pang ...

Security

The age of hacking brings a return to the physical key

With all the news about Yahoo accounts being hacked and other breaches of digital security, it's easy to wonder if there's any real way to keep unauthorized users out of our email and social media accounts.

Consumer & Gadgets

New techniques allow greater control of smartwatches

Smartwatches aren't the easiest things to control, with their small screens and owners' bulky fingers. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have invented new ways to interact that provide a little more control.

Computer Sciences

Maluuba researchers try algorithm on Harry Potter text

(Tech Xplore)—When have you heard this before: Machine learning advances the collective intelligence of humans... a lot has been written about machine learning vis-a-vis computer applications, the Internet of things, and ...

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