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Technion awarded honorary doctorates to seven distinguished men and women, including past ACM president Stuart I. Feldman.
A new artificial intelligence/machine learning model can predict burn-related acute kidney injury quicker and more accurately than ever.
Supermarket chains in Europe are testing cashierless stores with cameras that monitor items shoppers pick, with transactions recorded as they exit.
Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in the Zoom videoconferencing desktop app to commandeer a user's Webcam, a security researcher warns.
Should the U.S. admit more, or fewer, foreign technology workers?
The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations of much of our digital world.
The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor of the era of Internet optimism. He rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism's financial crisis.
A radiation-hardened computer designed by Montana State University researchers was chosen by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration to be tested on the Moon.
The Atlantic League was the first U.S. professional baseball league to use a "robot" umpire, at its recent All-Star Game.
Researchers are using deep internal learning, in which a machine learning algorithm ascertains the internal structure of a single image from scratch, to edit photos without previous training.
Researchers said Greece's top-level domain registrar has suffered a hacker breach, and identified the state-sponsored "Sea Turtle" hacker group as the perpetrator.
Massive supercomputer simulations of the universe will be used to test whether the Chameleon Theory (f(R)-gravity) could explain the formation of cosmological structures.
Democrats were 35% more likely to say that they were at least slightly confident that the U.S. will be ready for any cyber attack in the 2020 Presidential elections than they were right before the 2018 midterm elections.
Computers, he said, were so expensive to use that any idle time was a huge waste. But with time-sharing, computer time was carefully metered and wasted time all but eliminated.
Alan Turing will be the face of Britain's new 50-pound note, the Bank of England announced.
A new artificial intelligence program beat elite professional poker players at six-player no-limit Texas hold'em poker.
C2Land is an automated landing system that uses GPS for flight control, but does not require any ground-based antennas.
Researchers have developed a method of embedding data in music in a way that is imperceptible to the human ear.
The U.S. Coast Guard is recommending all ships update their cybersecurity, following a February malware attack on a vessel that "significantly degraded" its computer system.
Researchers programmed a humanoid robot to communicate in sign language.
At a U.N. hackathon, open source developers strive to mitigate the impact of natural disasters.
A computer in the press box communicated to the umpire whether each pitch was in or out of the strike zone, and the umpire relayed the calls to the field as usual.
City leaders, academic researchers, and the U.S. Department of Transportation are working to predict car crashes and reduce emergency response times using data from traffic app Waze.
A new vegetable-picking robot uses machine learning to identify and harvest iceberg lettuce.
U.S. mall owners and retailers are ramping up their use of facial recognition to ascertain shoppers' traffic patterns, employee performance, and consumer response to displays and marketing.
Neural network chips whittle big data down to size.
Northwestern University's Sara Sood and Ian Horswill are working to make computer science more inclusive and appealing.
The U.K.'s Information Commissioner’s Office has leveled a £183.39-million fine against British Airways for a violation of the General Data Protection Regulation.
Researchers used machine learning to ascertain the authorship of disputed Beatles songs.
Samara-inspired drones can help deliver airborne payloads in a simple, reliable, inexpensive manner.