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The Biden administration says commercial spyware has proliferated in recent years with few controls and a high risk of abuse.
Washington seeks to steer the semiconductor supply chain using 'guardrails' under the Chips Act.
Media executives want compensation for use of their content in ChatGPT, Bing and Bard.
White House bans federal agencies from using spyware that poses national security and human rights risks in the U.S.
New research has found that as of August 2022, there were only 34 accredited computer science teachers in Ireland.
Utah's Governor Spencer J. Cox signed a social media bill that could restrict access to applications like TikTok and Instagram by children and adolescents.
Software developer hosting service GitHub launched a new version of its Copilot coding assistant powered by the Generative Pre-trained Transformer 4 (GPT-4) multimodal large language model.
North Carolina State University researchers have created a caterpillar-like soft robot that can locomote forward, backward, and duck under cramped areas.
Simple robots wander NYC asking for trash and recycling, and it's adorable.
Machine learning researchers have struggled over the past couple of decades to capture the flexibility of human knowledge in computer models.
Machine Learning increasingly is being used to aid material discovery, since it can drastically speed up the process
Plus: ChatGPT is about to revolutionize the economy. We need to decide what that looks like.
In its bid to catch up with Starlink, the company plans to build as many as four satellites a day.
With Microsoft's HoloLens and a special application developed by MIT researchers, AR can be used to find hidden objects.
VR therapy has been studied since the 1990s. But as of 2023, we're still talking about its potential.
The Norwegian container ship Yara Birkeland eventually will be a crewless vessel that navigates via radar and cameras, feeding sensor data to artificial intelligence to identify obstacles in the water.
General Bytes reported that over $1.5 million in bitcoin was drained from Internet-accessible wallets via its bitcoin ATMs by hackers that exploited a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability.
Intel co-founder and Silicon Valley pioneer Gordon E. Moore has died at 94.
Virtual landowners have found a way to put their investments to work, but with unintended consequences.
Researchers have developed a method for certifying that quantum computers generate truly random numbers without having to inspect the process.
University of Texas at Austin researchers mapped polarons, quasiparticles consisting of an electron and its surrounding distortions of atoms in a crystal lattice. through supercomputer simulations.
Researchers developed the Near-Ultrasound Inaudible Trojan to show how hackers can exploit the vulnerabilities of smart device microphones and voice assistants remotely and silently online.
The creators of large language models say that they're taking steps to curb abuse, but Mozilla felt not enough was being done.
White-collar workers may soon face the AI disruption everyone's been panicking about. But the news may be better than you think.
Mastodon is just the start—here comes the Fediverse.
Startup Runway AI Inc. has rolled out Gen 2, an artificial intelligence model that produces short video clips based on brief user prompts.
University of Virginia (UVA) researchers found that the Control-IQ diabetes management system improved blood sugar control in 2- to 6-year-olds with type 1 diabetes.
Artificial muscles created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers can enable insect-sized aerial robots to repair themselves following damage.
Bioengineers at Japan's Hiroshima University developed a mathematical model of bat ears' echolocation-related movements to ascertain the optimal pinnae motions that could amplify navigation.
Artificial intelligence is boosting the capabilities of automatic speech recognition.