March 5, 2010

Kooaba Debuts Image Recognition API

It just became easier for developers to create apps that recognize media covers, including CDs, DVDs, Books, and Movie Posters. Kooaba has released an API that allows developers to access its 10-million-plus image library. It can be accessed via REST,

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Source Code Management a Weak Spot in Aurora Attacks

Security vendor McAfee has released a report detailing the way hackers accessed source code during the recent targeted attacks on Google, Adobe, Intel, and others. George Kurtz, McAfee’s chief technology officer, says that the problem is source code management systems

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Bug-Free Software? Dream On

DeveloperWorld points out that while few software bugs are as critical as those believed responsible for Toyota’s recent problems, “Every software company ships products with hidden security defects. There are virtually no exceptions.” Recent reports by VeraCode, WhiteHat Security, and

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