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Right under our noses, the Internet's most-used website has been getting worse.
Hundreds of the world's leading cryptographers are competing to develop encryption standards to protect online data against classical and quantum-computing cyberattacks.
Scientists at Japan's Tokyo University of Science designed a novel quantum circuit that calculates the fast Fourier transform faster and more efficiently than previously possible.
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks.
Researchers at Norwegian security company Mnemonic found an undocumented backdoor in the X4 smartwatch marketed by children's watch vendor Xplora.
Check-in computers unable to accommodate record turnouts were mainly to blame for slow-moving lines at early voting locations this week in Georgia.
From surveillance to arrests, governments are using the novel coronavirus as cover for a crackdown on digital liberty.
The U.S. National Security Council on Thursday issued guidelines to protect technologies crucial to national security.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have detected attackers exploiting a Windows vulnerability against state and local governments.
Singaporeans will be able to access government and other services through a facial recognition feature in its SingPass national identity program.
Researchers used a new computer model to show the impact of gas clouds on the exponential fade in galaxy discs in an effort to explain star distributions.
Humidity can have a major impact on the dispersion of virus particles, according to a study by researchers at Kobe University in Japan and research giant Riken.
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammann wrote in a company blog.
It had blocked an unsubstantiated New York Post article about the Bidens, but said late Thursday that it would allow similar content to be shared.
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt the advance of the killer robots?
Jozef Jarosciak just put millions of early Usenet posts on a browsable archive for the first time.
Machine learning can help assess the physical age of one’s brain.
Market research firm Gartner forecasts cybersecurity spending by companies and governments will grow 9% annually from 2021 to 2024.
Researchers led by the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have developed a technique for "squeezing" visible light in order to probe nanoscale memory devices,.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is collaborating with construction technology firm ICON to develop a space-based construction system.
CyberArk researcher Eran Shimony has revealed security vulnerabilities in popular antivirus solutions.
On Tuesday, the 3,500-pound RS3 helped to put out a fire in downtown Los Angeles.
An Argonne researcher upgrades supercomputer optimization algorithms to boost reliability and resilience in U.S. power systems.
Artificial intelligence is reshaping our understanding of earthquakes and other seismological events
China allowed millions of its citizens access to long-banned foreign websites like YouTube and Instagram in a two-week experiment of the Tuber mobile browser application.
Researchers have created a 98-milligram sensor that can be deployed by riding on a small drone or an insect and being dropped when it reaches its destination.
New software developed at North Carolina State University can identify and fix so-called hang bugs.
Researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University of the Negev found they could fool Tesla's Autopilot driver-assistance systems into automatically reacting without warning.
New software enables super-resolution microscopy data to be visualized and analyzed in virtual reality.
Woolworths in Australia is using technology to accelerate delivery of online orders and potentially improve order accuracy.