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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

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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 August 11, 2011

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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 June 18, 2012

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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

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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 February 17, 2012

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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 January 17, 2012

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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 October 31, 2011

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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 September 16, 2009

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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 July 16, 2008

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Bringing tech jobs to Third World refugees

A nonprofit is helping small American companies make more money by outsourcing small tasks to workers in Kenyan refugee camps. The pay can triple what the workers were making before.

By October 14, 2009