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The company hopes to commercialize it in the financial industry
The testing of facial recognition technology by police in the U.K. has provoked outrage.
The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly plans to permanently ground a civilian drone fleet, because the approximately 1,000 drones are partly sourced from China.
Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev spent three years developing machine learning technology to spot corruption in its business partners.
Researchers at Finland’s University of Jyvaskyla have taught computers to identify individuals by their dance style.
Researchers have developed a brain-inspired disordered network for detecting ordered patterns, which uses "hopping conduction" to reach solutions without predesigned elements.
The computing power required for AI landmarks, such as recognizing images and defeating humans at Go, increased 300,000-fold from 2012 to 2018.
Items seized after woman offered them for loan to university.
A study found machine learning artificial intelligence is as accurate as physicians in detecting changes in clinical states from patients' speech.
Some big technology companies and startups have found their progress on quantum computing remains in the early stages, despite years of substantial investment.
The University at Buffalo's Christopher McNorgan has developed a computer model of the human brain that more accurately simulates brain-impairment patterns than previous techniques.
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.
Danielle Citron, a privacy scholar who has done pioneering work in combating hate crimes and other abuses in cyberspace, has been named a 2019 MacArthur fellow.
Proof at the nexus of pure mathematics and algorithms puts 'quantum weirdness' on a whole new level.
Researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyzes students' emotions to measure their engagement level in a class.
Start-up Mojo Vision is developing augmented reality contact lenses to allow wearers access to the Internet in real time.
Stanford University researchers affixed actual pigeon feathers to a robot to allow it to fly like a bird.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
National University of Singapore researchers have developed an upgrade to wearable health monitors that can read the pH of wearers' sweat.
Germany’s Bundesliga professional football (soccer) league is making Amazon its official technology provider, providing statistics (among other things) for the soccer league's TV broadcasts and digital products.
A new study found that health knowledge graphs perform poorly for diseases with high percentages of very old or young patients, or high percentages of male or female patients.
Wall Street banks are accelerating their research into quantum computing.
Scientists have computationally improved the accuracy of crop yield forecasts according to genetic data from corn seedlings.
In his new book, Avi Wigderson argues for computing’s central role in human thought.
Facebook users will now receive notifications reminding them that third parties have a glimpse into their information, and that controls are available to restrict how much personal data they can collect.
Researchers have created tiny living robots made of frog cells using a supercomputer, an achievement with implications for regenerative medicine.
Some of Google's biggest rivals filed amicus briefs on its behalf Monday in a copyright battle with Oracle.
Major South Korean companies are using artificial intelligence (AI) to screen job applicants, giving rise to an industry to help job-seekers beat these systems.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a cryogenic memory cell circuit incorporating three inductively coupled Josephson junctions that can harness magnetic flux to store data.
Online dating services are spreading personal user information in ways that may violate privacy laws in Europe and elsewhere.