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04.17.14
Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system
04.17.14

Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system

You know how Google's been doing such a great job associating addresses with their locations on a...

By M. Moon,   04.17.14
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01.21.13
iTrace offers kid-friendly stroke-ordered handwriting tutorial
01.21.13

iTrace offers kid-friendly stroke-ordered handwriting tutorial

Last week, the TUAW back room got into an incredibly extended debate regarding the merits of iTrac...

By E. Sadun,   01.21.13
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07.11.12
RIM patent uses motion, CAPTCHAs to stop texting while driving, shows a fine appreciation of irony
07.11.12

RIM patent uses motion, CAPTCHAs to stop texting while driving, shows a fine appreciation of irony

More and more people understand that texting while driving is a bad idea, but RIM has just been gr...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.12
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05.03.12
PlayThru hopes to kill text captchas with game-based authentication
05.03.12

PlayThru hopes to kill text captchas with game-based authentication

At their worst, captchas are impossible to decipher; at their best, they're... fun? A startup call...

By S. Silbert,   05.03.12
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03.30.12
Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous
03.30.12

Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous

If you've enjoyed decrypting the often frustratingly skewed (and occasionally humorously juxtaposed...

By T. Stevens,   03.30.12
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11.02.11
Stanford program cracks text-based CAPTCHAs, shelters the replicants among us
11.02.11

Stanford program cracks text-based CAPTCHAs, shelters the replicants among us

CAPTCHAs. In the absence of a Voigt-Kampff apparatus, they're what separate the humans from the only...

By J. Hicks,   11.02.11
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05.12.09
D-Link routers get added CAPTCHA protection
05.12.09

D-Link routers get added CAPTCHA protection

D-Link has been known to roll out some fairly significant firmware updates for its routers in the p...

By D. Melanson,   05.12.09
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