|Google Street View Unravels CAPTCHAs
The latest software Google uses for its Street View cars to read street numbers in images for Google Maps works so well that it also solves CAPTCHAs, those puzzles designed to defeat bots.
|Missing Plane and Phone Tracking
Telecommunications experts say the odds that passengers' cellphone data can help locate the missing Malaysian jetliner are next to zero, and smartphones are unlikely to lead investigators to the plane.
|Court: OK To Check Smartphone Map
Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cell phones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court says, reversing the case of a Fresno man who was ticketed in January 2012.
|Working To Secure Payments Abroad
Since 50 percent to 80 percent of declined credit card transactions abroad are actually legitimate, MasterCard is working with Syniverse on a new solution to geo-verify identities for travelers.