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.
Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm conference, Microsoft's new CEO says he can learn from Google because it markets its moonshot products well. But what did he really mean?
In a work order posted online, the service is looking for software that synthesizes social-media data and weeds out false positives and sarcasm. Oh, and it has to be IE8 compatible.
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.
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.
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.
Collective Love wants to take the pain out of finding the perfect casual encounter -- or, at least, the drudgery.
Giving a Valentine's Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing.
An internal memo sent to employees has revealed that current Chief Finance Officer Chang Chialin and Chief Engineering Officer David Chen will jointly lead the smartphone business.
If you let German engineers create your Super Bowl ad, this is what you'll get. And what you'll get is quite brilliant.