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NuCaptcha takes on Google's ReCaptcha

Can't read your way past the humans-only gateway on that Web site? NuCaptcha has a filter that's easier for you, harder for robots.

By Aug. 11, 2011


Google acquires ReCaptcha as book-scanning aid

Google's massive book-scanning project could produce more accurate results with ReCaptcha, a twist on the captcha-style log-in screens found on many Web sites.

By Sep. 16, 2009


ReCaptcha: Reusing your 'wasted' time online

Those online vision tests aren't just a way to tell human from bot. They're also helping rejuvenate old books and newspapers.

By Jul. 16, 2008


ReCaptcha: The smartest way to deal with something annoying

Turn annoyances into good with ReCaptcha, the distributed captcha project.

By May. 24, 2007


Language app Duolingo launches crowd-source platform

Duolingo Incubator aims to help people create new language lessons so that foreign languages aren't quite so foreign any more.

By Oct. 9, 2013


Duolingo translates the Internet for free

The free language-learning service that doubles as a crowdsourced text translation platform will open to the public on June 19.

By May. 22, 2012


CAPTCHA systems easy to foil, security firm finds

Imperva study finds CAPTCHAs, designed to keep spambots off Web sites, can easily be broken by humans and can turn people away if they are difficult or annoying to complete.

By Jun. 18, 2012


Outsmarted: Captcha security not much of a gotcha

Web sites including Blizzard, eBay, and Visa's Authorize.net use a flawed antibot mechanism, Stanford researchers say. They say companies should take security more seriously.

By Oct. 31, 2011


Google+ gets LOLcaterizer photo caption tool

Keen to anthropomorphize your pet? Google+ will let you annotate your photos now, which actually is a good idea.

By Jan. 17, 2012


Stanford University researchers break NuCaptcha video security

Borrowing from the field of machine vision, Stanford University researchers have discovered how to solve over 90 percent of NuCaptcha's are-you-a-human video challenges.

By Feb. 17, 2012