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Drones Relay RFID Signals for Inventory Control
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Drones Relay RFID Signals for Inventory Control

MIT researchers have developed a system that enables small aerial drones to read RFID tags from tens of meters away, potentially saving retailers billions lost...

With the USS McCain Collision, Even Navy Tech Can't Overcome Human Shortcomings
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With the USS McCain Collision, Even Navy Tech Can't Overcome Human Shortcomings

In the darkness of early morning on August 21, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker in the Strait of Malacca off Singapore.

Purdue Enrollment in Computer Science Doubles in Five Years
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Purdue Enrollment in Computer Science Doubles in Five Years

Applications to Purdue's computer science undergraduate program have increased so much that the admission rate has declined even as the quality of applicants improves...

Wanted: Weaponized Exploits that Hack Phones. Will Pay Top Dollar
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Wanted: Weaponized Exploits that Hack Phones. Will Pay Top Dollar

In a sign of the soaring demand for zeroday attacks that target software that's becoming increasingly secure, a market-leading broker is offering serious cash for...

Widening Horizons for High Schoolers With Code
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Widening Horizons for High Schoolers With Code

Argonne National Laboratory hosted a five-day Coding Camp last month for more than two dozen high school students, teaching new programming skills and exploring...

Monitoring Network Traffic More Efficiently
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Monitoring Network Traffic More Efficiently

Researchers have come up with a performance query language that provides network monitoring and a compiler that targets a P4-programmable software switch and a...

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars
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Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

In a corner of Alphabet's campus, there is a team working on a piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars.

Studies: Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes
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Studies: Automated Safety Systems Are Preventing Car Crashes

Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential...

How to Launch a Supercomputer
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How to Launch a Supercomputer

How teams at the U.S. Department of Energy's user facilities get powerful supercomputers up and running.

Biofuel Cells Extract Energy From Sweat to Power Wearable Devices
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Biofuel Cells Extract Energy From Sweat to Power Wearable Devices

Engineers at UC San Diego have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics.

The Tech Industry Is Hiring Israeli Engineers as Fast as the Army Can Produce Them
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The Tech Industry Is Hiring Israeli Engineers as Fast as the Army Can Produce Them

United Airlines started a three-flights-per-week service from San Francisco to Tel Aviv last year.

The Enduring Legacy of Zork
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The Enduring Legacy of Zork

In 1977, four recent MIT graduates who'd met at MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science used the lab's PDP-10 mainframe to develop a computer game that captivated...

Silk Could Improve Sensitivity, Flexibility of Wearable Body Sensors
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Silk Could Improve Sensitivity, Flexibility of Wearable Body Sensors

Scientists say they are on the cusp of using silk to develop a more sensitive and flexible generation of multi-purpose devices that monitor a slew of body functions...

Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students
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Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor's degree at Israel's universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was...

End of the Checkout Line: The Looming Crisis for American Cashiers
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End of the Checkout Line: The Looming Crisis for American Cashiers

The day before a fully automated grocery store opened its doors in 1939, the inventor Clarence Saunders took out a full page advertisement in the Memphis Press-Scimitar...

A Cancer 'Atlas' to Predict How Patients Will Fare
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A Cancer 'Atlas' to Predict How Patients Will Fare

Understanding the genetic changes in tumors that distinguish the most lethal cancers from more benign ones could help doctors better treat patients.

What the Announced NSA / Cyber Command Split Means
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What the Announced NSA / Cyber Command Split Means

The move to elevate Cyber Command to a full Unified Combatant Command and split it off from the National Security Agency or NSA shows that cyber intelligence collection...

Robot Monk Learns to 'Speak' English
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Robot Monk Learns to 'Speak' English

The WeChat account of a robot "monk" in Beijing that uses artificial intelligence to speak with the public is communicating in English — although it still refers...

The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA's Voyager Probes Across the Universe
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The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA's Voyager Probes Across the Universe

In the early spring of 1977, Larry Zottarelli, a 40-year-old computer engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, set out for Cape Canaveral, Fla....

Using Machine Learning to Improve Patient Care
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Using Machine Learning to Improve Patient Care

CSAIL research employs many types of medical data, including electronic health records, to inform treatment and predict outcomes in hospitals.
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