After a close look at word, syntax, and punctuation patterns in user-generated content, Hebrew University researchers come up with software that can detect sarcasm in online communication.
Collective Love wants to take the pain out of finding the perfect casual encounter -- or, at least, the drudgery.
In a dense engineering post, Twitter explains how it uses "crowdsourced" human evaluators to make sense of ephemeral hashtags and other search terms. And who benefits? Why, Twitter's advertisers, of course.
Giving a Valentine's Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing.
If you let German engineers create your Super Bowl ad, this is what you'll get. And what you'll get is quite brilliant.
Word has it that the Web giant is extending its multi-user accounts with a "Supervised User" feature that could help parents control what their children see on the Internet.
A couple of fashion guys team up with a space geek to help men buy the best fitting suit online and try to rise above the tech fit fray.
Algorithm promises faster data transfer speeds and reduced Web page load times by compressing content up to 8 percent smaller than zlib.
English computer science academics create an algorithm-based software that they claim creates a most excellent fantasy team. Is this progress?
Sarcasm makes you smarter, or something like that.