Instagram now allows you to track topics (follow hashtags)

© Provided by: capital.gr The hashtags are the basic tool for characterization in postings made in Instagram and one of the basic tools in the user’s hands to do his related searches for material that interests him. The service behind the social networking platform has announced that users can now track thematic units by following Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Chrome will block annoying ads from February

© Provided by: capital.gr Google announced in June its effort to boost Chrome to such an extent that it can automatically block annoying ads. This announcement was made after the big development of ad blocking programs in the form of extensions, and now the company itself has decided to take a formal position since it Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook will alert users when their photos are uploaded

© Provided by: pestaola.gr Facebook announced yesterday that it would start using face recognition technology to inform users of the service when other users “upload” their photos. According to the company’s announcement the use of this feature will be optional while it is done to protect the privacy of the users. As a first step, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook: New button allows you to get rid of your annoying friends

©Provided by: PROTO THEMA S.A. Facebook: New button to get rid of your annoying friends Are some Facebook friends annoying, but you can not (do not want to) erase them? You may be one of those who will benefit from the new wake-up button that the network will launch  in the coming days. Facebook’s goal Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Broadband connection via … wet twine (rope)!

©naftemporiki.gr Broadband connection via … wet twine (rope) Engineer at a small, British Internet service provider has managed to make a broadband connection work by using two meters … wet twine (rope). Andrews and Arnold’s engineer who carried out the experiment made it essentially for fun. This connection was at speeds of 3.5 Mbps, but Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook found a 19-year-old security gap; risk for the “giants” of technology

© Provided by: capital.gr. By Thomas Fox-Brewster Facebook has paid a fee to thank some well-meaning hackers who have modified a 19-year security gap that could potentially be exploited to intercept user accounts. Although the social network is now secure, many top websites remain vulnerable to this security gap, researchers warned. The social network did Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: New apps turn you into comic!

© Sofokleousin.gr Google: new apps turn you into comic! (vid) Now whoever -and whenever wants to- can become a comic character, and behind this entertaining innovation is of course the giant of technology called Google, which has launched new Apps. Google is developing new photo applications and has officially announced the release of three apps, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New augmented reality effects on Facebook

© Provided by: capital.gr Facebook has announced a new augmented reality tool suite that its members will be able to use in messages they exchange via Messenger. “World effects” -as it characterizes them- allow the user to convert three-dimensional objects into photos and videos and use them for messages they want to send. Technology “steps” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft adds AI features to Office 365

© Provided by: pestaola.gr Microsoft adds new tools with Artificial Intelligence features to Word, Excel, and Outlook applications in the Office 365 suite. More specifically, in an event organized by the San Francisco company on Artificial Intelligence, Office Insights was announced, a machine learning function that will analyze data from Excel spreadsheets to create corresponding Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

NASA: Artificial Intelligence for New Generation Space Communications

©naftemporiki.gr “Modern space communication systems use complex software to support scientific and exploratory missions,” says Zanet Briones, lead researcher on this project at … NASA’s spacecrafts are generally based on human-controlled wireless systems to communicate with Earth – but as the volume of data grows, the US space agency is turning to a new technology, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …