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A Big Step Towards Cybersecurity's Holy Grail
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A Big Step Towards Cybersecurity's Holy Grail

Scientists have unveiled a provably secure computing environment that employs users' device communications to grant them immunity from compromised components.

UW Researchers Can Turn a Single Photo into a Video
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UW Researchers Can Turn a Single Photo into a Video

A new deep learning method can convert a single photo of any flowing material into an animated video running in a seamless loop.

Creating 'Digital Twins' at Scale
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Creating 'Digital Twins' at Scale

Researchers have designed a model for generating digital twins—precise computer simulations—at scale.

Forget Wearables: Future Washable Smart Clothes Powered by Wi-Fi Will Monitor Your Health
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Forget Wearables: Future Washable Smart Clothes Powered by Wi-Fi Will Monitor Your Health

Purdue University engineers have developed a technique to turn apparel into washable smart clothes that operate without batteries.

Drone Refuels U.S. Navy Fighter Jet in Midair for the First Time
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Drone Refuels U.S. Navy Fighter Jet in Midair for the First Time

U.S. Navy officials said an aerial drone successfully refueled a fighter jet in midair for the first time during a June 4 test flight.

DeepMind AI Taught Digital People to Play Football from Scratch
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DeepMind AI Taught Digital People to Play Football from Scratch

An artificial intelligence-trained computer learned to play football from scratch, using digital players.

Computer System Can Help Inform Future Therapies for Patients with Inherited Heart Disease
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Computer System Can Help Inform Future Therapies for Patients with Inherited Heart Disease

A computer system trained on clinical data can support medical and surgical decisions on the treatment of patients with inherited heart disease.

Honoring the Ties Between Computer Science and Mathematics
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Honoring the Ties Between Computer Science and Mathematics

László Lovász and Avi Wigderson were awarded the 2021 Abel Prize.

The Global Chip Shortage is Creating a New Problem: More Fake Components
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The Global Chip Shortage is Creating a New Problem: More Fake Components

Industry analysts believe that the global chip shortage is creating the perfect environment for counterfeit semiconductors to enter the market.

Cybersecurity Executive Order 2021: What It Means for Cloud and SaaS Security
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Cybersecurity Executive Order 2021: What It Means for Cloud and SaaS Security

Understanding the fundamentals of the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity.

Here are 5 Ways the U.S. Government is Taking On Big Tech
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Here are 5 Ways the U.S. Government is Taking On Big Tech

Five proposed bills from U.S. lawmakers will take on Big Tech by making it harder for them to acquire new businesses and forcing them to even the playing field....

AI Spots Coronal Holes to Automate Space Weather Prediction
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AI Spots Coronal Holes to Automate Space Weather Prediction

Automated space weather prediction came a step closer to reality via a neural network that can identify coronal holes in space-based observations.

Tech Firms Use Remote Monitoring to Help Honey Bees
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Tech Firms Use Remote Monitoring to Help Honey Bees

Technology companies are monitoring honey bee colonies remotely to investigate hive die-offs, in efforts to improve their survival.

How Do We Improve the Virtual Classroom?
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How Do We Improve the Virtual Classroom?

Researchers investigated virtual learning's shortcomings and proposed approaches for improving the experience.

U.S.-Born Computer Professionals Earn Far More Than Other U.S. Workers
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U.S.-Born Computer Professionals Earn Far More Than Other U.S. Workers

A new study found that U.S.-born information technology  professionals make much more money than peers in other fields.

Meet Grace, the Healthcare Robot COVID-19 Created
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Meet Grace, the Healthcare Robot COVID-19 Created

Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics has developed a prototype robot to engage with seniors and those isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

No Chips, No Tips: How the Computer Chip Shortage Threatens Thousands of Restaurant Service Jobs
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No Chips, No Tips: How the Computer Chip Shortage Threatens Thousands of Restaurant Service Jobs

Faced with no semiconductor chips for their ordering machines, restaurants pivot away from human servers and toward contact-less ordering.

Lawmakers, Taking Aim at Big Tech, Push Sweeping Overhaul of Antitrust
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Lawmakers, Taking Aim at Big Tech, Push Sweeping Overhaul of Antitrust

A bipartisan group of House members introduced five bills that take direct aim at Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

Hackers Breach Electronic Arts, Stealing Game Source Code and Tools
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Hackers Breach Electronic Arts, Stealing Game Source Code and Tools

A spokesperson for video game publisher Electronic Arts verified that hackers have compromised the company's systems and stolen game source code and other assets...

Facing Shortage of High-Skilled Workers, Employers Are Seeking More Immigrant Talent, Study Finds
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Facing Shortage of High-Skilled Workers, Employers Are Seeking More Immigrant Talent, Study Finds

U.S. employers are seeking out immigrants for computer-related jobs amid a shortage of domestic talent.
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