Topic: mit

SD Times news digest: Sept. 2, 2014—Common Apple app rejections, Compuware sold for $2.5 billion, and upcoming Android Wear features

The most common issues that cause apps to get rejected by Apple For developers wondering why their application was rejected from the Apple App Store, the company has published the most common reason apps get rejected. “Before you develop your app, it’s important to become familiar with the technical, content and design criteria that we … continue reading

Humans prefer taking orders from robots, study says

Soon you’ll have to bow before your robot overlords. New research from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) revealed that workers actually favor robots having control over human responsibilities. “In our research we were seeking to find that sweet spot for ensuring that the human workforce is both satisfied and productive,” says project … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 21, 2014—VMware acquires CloudVolumes, FireEye reports Android SSL bugs, Facebook adds Oculus to bug bounty program

VMware acquires desktop application delivery startup CloudVolumes Cloud and virtualization software provider VMware has acquired CloudVolumes, a startup focused on desktop application delivery. CloudVolumes’ platform will enable VMware to build real-time application delivery tools across its end-user, datacenter and hybrid cloud platforms. CloudVolumes virtualizes application-management process above the OS, eliminating the need for virtual machine … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 28, 2014—Samsung Z Tizen phone delays, HiVE encryption, a wearable programming toy, and EMMS 4.0

Samsung indefinitely postpones launch of Tizen-powered Samsung Z It’ll be a bit longer before we see a Samsung phone running Tizen OS. Samsung announced it is delaying sales of the Samsung Z smartphone, the company’s first device running Tizen, the rival mobile platform to Android and iOS. Samsung canceled a developer conference in Russia where … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Bake your own robot

MIT researchers develop new algorithms and components that allow printable robots to self-assemble when heated … continue reading

Scratch 2.0 editor and player now open source

Programming language designed to teach coding skills can be found on GitHub … continue reading

MIT Bitcoin Project aims to create a cryptocurrency ecosystem

Two MIT students raise half a million dollars to give every undergrad $100 in bitcoin next fall … continue reading

MIT Web development platform seeks to prevent apps from leaking data

Researchers have created Mylar, which encrypts server data and decrypts it only in the browser … continue reading

SD Times Blog: MIT launches Big Data online training

Four-week course focuses on topics ranging from data collection to analytics … continue reading

SD Times Blog: New technology makes 3D image interaction possible

Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that allows people to physically interact with digital information … continue reading

MIT Research’s WiTrack has its eye on you (and just you)

New 3D motion-tracking system provides highly accurate tracking through walls … continue reading

SD Times Blog: MIT researchers develop Android tools to quickly create disaster-relief apps

App-building technology is based off a product discarded by Google: App Inventor … continue reading Protection Status