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Researchers have developed software that allows robots to understand verbal instructions, carry out those instructions, and report back.
An international study gauges students' computer and information literacy skills, along with computational thinking.
Robotics company Nuro has been field-testing delivery via autonomous vehicles (AV) in Houston.
Hyundai researchers developed next-generation active noise cancellation (ANC) technology.
Researchers have developed a method of three-dimensionally printing a bionic hand that incorporates muscle sensors to control an articulated thumb, enabling it to function similarly to a human hand.
Garry Kasparov and DeepMind's CEO Demis Hassabis discuss Kasparov's new book "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins," his chess match with IBM Deep Blue, and his thoughts on the future of …
The Living Computers museum in Seattle has been running UNIX version 0 on a DEC PDP-7 minicomputer.
A artificial intelligence system based on genetic evolution has learned to automatically evade online censorship by repressive governments.
Researchers are using the IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer to simulate the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
IBM has launched a global weather model that it says offers more accurate forecasts for the entire world and can provide details for regions as small as two miles wide.
Fordham University students are using virtual reality technology to build their business skills in simulated environments.
A new device combines radar technology with artificial intelligence to detect unattended children or animals left in vehicles when the driver leaves with 100% accuracy.
Computer scientists are using the artificial intelligence techniques of automated planning and reinforcement learning to train a robot to find an object in a cluttered space and move it.
Researchers have found Russia's Internet censorship laws have troubling implications for online freedom in the U.S. and other countries that share its decentralized network structure.
A new mandatory national registration scheme calls for drone users in the U.K. to pass an online test and pay a £9 annual fee, or face a £1,000 fine.
South African software developers in the fintech and cloud services sectors are the most highly paid developers, according to the “2019 State of South Africa's Software Developers Nation” report.
Using machine learning to detect deepfakes created for criminal purposes with machine learning.
AI, robotics, and industrial software are rapidly approaching a tipping point that could correspond with the greatest level of stock outperformance.
Researchers found two flaws impacting Intel and STMicroelectronics central processing units that hackers could exploit to steal or doctor data on billions of devices.
Danish software developer David Heinemeier Hansson cited apparent gender discrimination in the Apple Card algorithm, spurring an investigation into Apple Card partner Goldman Sachs' credit card practices.
Artificial intelligence researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a system that detects when someone is eating and calculates their carbohydrate intake.
A new robotic system can "grow" in a way similar to how a young plant grows upward.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip.
Israeli and Spanish companies are offering three-dimensionally (3D)-printed meat products synthesized from plant protein.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a robotic navigation method that does not require mapping an area in advance.
When a drone is flown as part of a crime, authorities often have a hard time collecting evidence unless they can actually obtain the device.
Innovation could lead to better drones, satellites, biomedical devices.
Smart mirrors bring a new form-factor to on-campus information access.
Engineers are racing to program artificial intelligence to recognize different scenarios that human drivers know inherently.
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and apply them on the battlefield.