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Facebook’s AI unlocks the ability to search photos by what’s in them

Initially used to improve the experience for visually impaired members of the Facebook community, the company’s Lumos computer vision platform is now powering image content search for all use

Delicious, Former Web 2.0 Darling, Is Now Managed By New Alliance, Rolls Back Most Recent Changes

Once upon a time (maybe around 2004), the social bookmarking service Delicious was the hottest thing on the web. It hit all the right buzzwords of the time (collaborative tagging, folksonomy, AJAX), b

Microsoft Gives Up On Its Tag Barcode Service, Schedules It For Shutdown In 2015

In 2009, Microsoft launched its own version of QR codes called Microsoft Tag. Back then, QR codes were the hot new thing, but the reality, of course, is that they never caught on with consumers. Today

Gadgets Week In Review: New Space

Here are some of the past week’s stories on TechCrunch Gadgets:

Microsoft-made Tag app lands on Android

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-163157" title="and2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/and2.png" alt="" width="300" height="196" />In December 2008, Microsoft surprised a

Leapfrog announces new reader "Tag Junior"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/tagjr.png" />Leapfrog makes some great educational toys, no doubt about it. In fact, my son uses the LeapPad system to read books. Once h

Japanese company develops bendable, super-durable IC smart tag

A company called KRD [JP] has developed a bendable smart tag that is resistant to heat of up to 200°C and coldness of up to minus 200°C. In the first case, the data stored in the tags is safe for 13

NEC Develops Prototype Phone To Cater To Gumby

Remember back in the late 1980s, early 1990s when some company developed those rulers that would snap around your wrist? Well NEC apparently was a huge fan and this new concept cellphone they’ve dev