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The Internet giant is throwing tracking cookies in the dustbin, prompting big questions about privacy, competition, and advertising.
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship set off this week to retrace the journey of its 1620 namesake across the Atlantic Ocean.
A Florida Atlantic University' researcher has designed technology for autonomous systems that uses machine-learned human moods to respond to emotions.
Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner has cited the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for illegally using facial recognition software from Clearview AI.
McAfee researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Peloton Bike+ that could enable attackers to install malware in the system through a USB port.
Germany unveiled a quantum computer this week.
Facebook's artificial intelligence program looks for cracks left behind in the manufacturing process used to change an image's digital "fingerprint."
The U.S. Postal Service is using artificial intelligence technology from NVIDIA to help it gain efficiencies.
U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists have determined that current legged robots could be far more efficient.
Waymo and trucking company JB Hunt have partnered to haul cargo loads autonomously between Houston and Fort Worth, TX.
Researchers have developed a technique to identify potentially harmful bacteria on skin and in the mouth, using images taken by smartphone cameras.
The Boston Ballet has commissioned three choreographers to develop original ballets designed for viewing entirely in virtual reality.
Developments in automotive cybersecurity.
Investigators said the rogue employees would restore systems impacted by ransomware attacks, but leave a backdoor for another ransomware attack.
Amazon India's three-day ML Summer School will cover fundamental concepts in Machine Learning, while linking them to practical industry applications.
Open source logic programming language compiles to SQL and runs on Google BigQuery, with experimental support for PostgreSQL and SQLite.
Launched in 1990, Hubble is showing more and more signs of aging, despite a series of repairs and updates by spacewalking astronauts during NASA's shuttle era.
Some 80% of businesses that pay to regain access to encrypted systems experience a subsequent ransomware attack.
Tim Berners-Lee's original source code for what would become the World Wide Web is part of a non-fungible token soon to be auctioned off.
Scientists have unveiled a provably secure computing environment that employs users' device communications to grant them immunity from compromised components.
Researchers have come up with a program to predict people's art preferences.
A new deep learning method can convert a single photo of any flowing material into an animated video running in a seamless loop.
Researchers have designed a model for generating digital twins—precise computer simulations—at scale.
An artificial intelligence-trained computer learned to play football from scratch, using digital players.
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.
Purdue University engineers have developed a technique to turn apparel into washable smart clothes that operate without batteries.
László Lovász and Avi Wigderson were awarded the 2021 Abel Prize.
Industry analysts believe that the global chip shortage is creating the perfect environment for counterfeit semiconductors to enter the market.
Understanding the fundamentals of the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity.
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.