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Quality grilled cheese delivered, thanks to algorithms

The Melt, founded by the Flip Camera's creator, invents a smart delivery box that can keep your sandwich fresh for 30 minutes. Thank tech for your lunch.

By July 28, 2014

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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The adorable algorithm that writes your Craigslist personal ad for you

Collective Love wants to take the pain out of finding the perfect casual encounter -- or, at least, the drudgery.

By March 31, 2014

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Lovey-dovey detection algorithm puts hearts on Google+ photos

Giving a Valentine's Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing.

By February 14, 2014

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VW uses algorithm to create perfect Super Bowl ad

If you let German engineers create your Super Bowl ad, this is what you'll get. And what you'll get is quite brilliant.

By January 21, 2014

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Twitter is now tracking the apps you download

Twitter has announced that it has started collecting data on the apps its users download and install on their smartphones.

By November 26, 2014

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When is a company's Facebook post not an ad?

Facebook has decided to exert more control over posts that it deems "overly promotional." Ultimately, though, isn't every Facebook post by a company promotional?

By November 16, 2014

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Conan's hit men mock Google's algorithmic certainty

Team Coco decides it's time to expose Google's claims that it can predict a movie's success.

By July 2, 2013

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See (and hear) Spotify's dizzying map of same-time listening

What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too.

By August 21, 2014

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Minecraft players build working hard drives

Players of the pixelated building block game have taken its virtual simulation tools to an unprecedented level: building functioning hard drives that can read and write data.

By August 20, 2014