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Tech's 'Frightful 5' Will Dominate Digital Life for Foreseeable Future
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Tech's 'Frightful 5' Will Dominate Digital Life for Foreseeable Future

There's a little parlor game that people in Silicon Valley like to play. Let's call it, Who's Losing?

Open-Source GPU Could Push Computing Power to the Next Level
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Open-Source GPU Could Push Computing Power to the Next Level

Researchers at Binghamton University are using an open-source graphics processor unit (GPU) to push the devices' performance and application.

Switchable Material Could Enable New Memory Chips
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Switchable Material Could Enable New Memory Chips

Two MIT researchers have developed a thin-film material whose phase and electrical properties can be switched between metallic and semiconducting simply by applying...

Meet the 20 Tech Insiders Defining the 2016 Campaign
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Meet the 20 Tech Insiders Defining the 2016 Campaign

Look—We have no idea how this election will turn out.

Drones Do Donuts, Figure-Eights Around Obstacles
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Drones Do Donuts, Figure-Eights Around Obstacles

Motion-planning algorithms from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab allow drones to fly in dense environments and avoid dozens of objects.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist
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Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

Sarah Parcak can see looting at ancient sites—from space.

'Hack the Dinos' Helps Paleontologists
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'Hack the Dinos' Helps Paleontologists

Kaleigh Clary, a computer science graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, drove down to offer a day of free work for the American Museum of...

Scientists Demonstrate Basics of Nucleic Acid Computing Inside Cells
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Scientists Demonstrate Basics of Nucleic Acid Computing Inside Cells

Using strands of nucleic acid, scientists have demonstrated basic computing operations inside a living mammalian cell.

IBM, Michigan Partner on Advanced Conversational Computing System
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IBM, Michigan Partner on Advanced Conversational Computing System

The University of Michigan and IBM have launched a $4.5 million collaboration to develop a new class of conversational technologies that will enable people to interact...

Nanodevice, Build Thyself
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Nanodevice, Build Thyself

Researcher into the electronic interactions of molecules could yield information that may one day be harnessed to make molecular building blocks self-assemble into...

Annihilating Nanoscale Defects
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Annihilating Nanoscale Defects

Using supercomputing simulations, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have found a way to miniaturize microchips while producing zero...

Google Maps Guesses Where You're Headed Now
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Google Maps Guesses Where You're Headed Now

Alphabet Inc.'s Google is using its Android mobile operating system and algorithmic smarts to predict users' wants and needs.

Microbots Individually Controlled Using 'Mini Force Fields'
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Microbots Individually Controlled Using 'Mini Force Fields'

Researchers are using a technology likened to "mini force fields" to independently control individual micro-robots operating within groups.

Bitter Fight Over CRISPR Patent Heats Up
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Bitter Fight Over CRISPR Patent Heats Up

A versatile technique for editing genomes has been called the biggest biotechnology advancesince the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and the US Patent and Trademark...

The President Wants Every Student to Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work?
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The President Wants Every Student to Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work?

President Obama used his final State of the Union address Tuesday night to reflect on his legacy. But he also put forth some specific proposals for his remaining...

IBM's Latest Patent Trove Looks to Make Computers More Humanlike
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IBM's Latest Patent Trove Looks to Make Computers More Humanlike

No matter how much we love our devices, they have more than a few shortcomings.

Phononic Filter Could Revolutionize Signal Processing Systems
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Phononic Filter Could Revolutionize Signal Processing Systems

Sandia researchers have demonstrated a mechanism for coherent information processing in integrated photonics and say the concept could be the basis for powerful...

Autonomous Car Makers Hand Over Data on Glitches and Failures to California DMV
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Autonomous Car Makers Hand Over Data on Glitches and Failures to California DMV

If you want to build a self-driving car and test it on public roads in California, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles says that every year you have to submit...

In Pursuit of an Affordable Tablet for the Blind
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In Pursuit of an Affordable Tablet for the Blind

An inexpensive, full-page braille tablet could make topics like science and math more easily accessible to the blind, according to a team of researchers who have...

Prediction Machines Will See the Future for Hedge Funds, CIA
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Prediction Machines Will See the Future for Hedge Funds, CIA

Every time a new year rolls in, lots of people make predictions. Most will either be obvious (Apple will put out some new products) or wrong (still waiting for...
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