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Holoflex—World's first holographic flexible smartphone (w/ Video)

Researchers at the Human Media Lab at Queen's University have developed the world's first holographic flexible smartphone. The device, dubbed HoloFlex, is capable of rendering 3D images with motion parallax and stereoscopy ...

Engineering

Objects can now change colors like a chameleon

The color-changing capabilities of chameleons have long bewildered willing observers. The philosopher Aristotle himself was long mystified by these adaptive creatures. But while humans can't yet camouflage much beyond a green ...

Software

Software turns webcams into eye-trackers

New software created by Brown University computer scientists could help website owners and developers easily determine what parts of a page are grabbing a user's eye.

Computer Sciences

A deep learning-based method to detect cyberbullying on Twitter

Researchers at King Saud University, in Saudi Arabia, have developed a new approach to detect cyberbullying on Twitter using deep learning called OCDD. In contrast with other deep-learning approaches, which extract features ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Digital Tattoo for Moto X offered in packs of ten

Back in 2013, Regina Dugan, the former DARPA head, and leading special projects for the Google-owned Motorola, showed electronic tattoos as one password authentication sign of the future.

Security

Not so safe: Security software can put computers at risk

Is the antivirus program running on your computer really making your computers safer to use, say, for online banking? Is the parental control software you bought to keep your 13-year-old off porn sites downgrading the overall ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Authentication may be all in your head through SkullConduct

(Tech Xplore)—There are things that are unique about you—and researchers are eager to turn those things into identification tools. They are even listening to the unique sound of the person's skull. To be sure, researchers ...

Internet

Love it and leave it: Social media effects explored by researchers

Social media platforms now cope with a sobered-up user base. Users are aware the platforms can render them lab rats for marketeers. They are also in a sobered-up world, hearing out critics who suggest excessive use is replacing ...

Internet

Using machine learning to detect unreliable Facebook pages

A growing number of companies and individuals worldwide are creating Facebook pages for marketing and advertising purposes. This is because Facebook offers the possibility to communicate to potential or existing customers ...

Security

Ransomware ported to web languages poses serious threat

Security experts around the world have been reporting that there is a new type of ransomware threat on the Internet—one that has been written using HTML, CSS and Javascript—the programming languages of web pages. The ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Little Raspberry Pi 4 debut marks big upgrade

That credit card-sized computer that has been a standout learning experience for students and hobbyists at affordable cost just stole the show, again. The new Raspberry Pi, announced Monday, "packs significant upgrades that ...

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