78 Results for

crowd-sourcing

Article

Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

Article

Red Handed app crowd-sources crime reporting

iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.

By January 14, 2014

Article

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 October 9, 2013

Article

Facebook fans crowd-source the design of a Porsche

The high-end car manufacturer looks to its 5 million Facebook fans to help customize a one-off 911 Carrera 4S sports car.

By August 5, 2013

Article

Not so Secret? How a hack could have killed app's anonymity

It's now been fixed, but a social-engineering trick could have been used to make your Secret app posts a lot less secret.

By August 22, 2014

Article

Box builds out platform with first standalone service Box View

Box, after announcing IPO plans, hosts its first developer conference and unveils a new standalone service to attract more customers.

By March 26, 2014

Article

Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.

By March 19, 2014

Article

Twitch defeats Pokemon Red, moves on to Pokemon Crystal

The bold social experiment has entered a new phase, with the Twitch community beating Pokemon Red and starting on Pokemon Crystal.

By March 2, 2014

Article

Best crowd-sourced music videos: Weezer, Lily Allen and more

You're a clever bunch, you lot out there in Internetland. Pop stars including Cassius, Lily Allen, and Weezer have spotted your potential too.

By November 29, 2010

Article

Apple could smarten up Siri using crowdsourcing

A newly-published patent application describes how Apple might use information from actual human beings to supplement Siri's own knowledge, or lack thereof.

By November 14, 2013