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Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a sensor that they say can transform any face mask into a smart monitoring device.
Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong have developed a corkscrew-shaped microrobot that can swim through blood vessels and help drugs unblock clots.
Researchers at the University of Alberta's Computer Poker Research Group pioneered game theory mathematics that transformed how professional poker players approach the game.
Hiring managers expect finding qualified developers will be the biggest recruitment challenge of 2022, according to a survey of 14,000 developers and technology recruiters.
Flaws found in third-party software for Teslas can allow hacks.
The updates cause Windows domain controllers enter a boot loop, with servers getting into an endless cycle of Windows starting and then rebooting after a few minutes.
U.K. and Polish scientists have developed a technique to detect epidemic waves of COVID-19.
Generating truly random numbers for cryptographic algorithms could become possible through Nisa Bostanci and colleagues at Turkey's TOBB University of Economics and Technology.
Beijing's ambitions for the digital economy and core technologies have stoked fears the U.S. could lose technological leadership to China.
Two styles of understanding visual processing—discriminative and generative approaches—have guided researchers on separate paths for decades, but now are being brought together.
While interest in crypto has exploded, few people are using it for its intended purpose: to pay for things.
"We believe this type of threat detection technology is the future of keeping fans safe at events," said Vernon J. Conaway Jr., the stadium authority's vice president of safety and security.
Smart guns are beginning to become available to U.S. consumers.
Some economists blame escalating inequality on the automation of tasks formerly done by humans, in addition to excessive technology investment and supportive public policies.
A computer model developed by Tufts University researchers can mimic the real-life spread of misinformation to expose its mechanisms and help in the development of countermeasures.
Robots increasingly are being used in warehouses to sort, pack, and prepare orders for delivery as logistics operators faced with labor shortages turn to automation to meet high demand.
Experts envision quantum advantage as the next step in the race toward practical quantum computing applications.
An algorithm developed by researchers at the University of South Australia aims to help robots avoid humans and other obstacles in their path.
Brain-computer interfaces are getting better all the time—and they're about to land us in a philosophical quagmire.
The EU police agency has been accused of hoovering up data indiscriminately to create tools and algorithms.
After years of research and development, at least two major smart gun makers claim they are on track to release a commercial product this year.
U.S. farm equipment manufacturer John Deere and French agricultural robot startup Naio unveiled new technologies at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Many believe mainstream use of the metaverse will be realized only when cumbersome augmented reality headsets tare replaced by lightweight eyeglass-like alternatives.
Researchers find public trust in AI varies greatly depending on the application.
By adjusting vacancies and substitutions in a material through a process called doping, researchers can enable previously impossible applications.
Today, virtually every person with a portable computing device benefits from the RISC chip due to its low-power feature, which yields a much longer battery life.
A new system developed by researchers at Canada's University of Waterloo responds to users' hand gestures as computer commands.
Self-driving racecars sped around an oval track at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas during the high-speed Indy Autonomous Challenge.
Sweden on Jan. 1 created the Swedish Psychological Defense Agency to fight the spread of disinformation campaigns.
Ultra-wideband technology could revolutionize interaction with devices, if privacy and other issues can be addressed.