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Lambda allows users to define new functions written in Excel's own formula language.
A team of researchers has developed an artificial intelligence chess engine that is trained to play like, rather than beat, humans.
Cybersecurity analysts are in great demand thanks to the surge in remote work due to the pandemic; hiring more women can help narrow the talent gap.
Companies inspired by the cryptocurrency are creating social networks, storing online content and hosting websites without any central authority.
In a survey of information technology leaders, 41% of respondents expect artificial intelligence to take over their roles by 2030.
Nanoengineers have developed a new machine learning method that uses low-quality data to predict material properties with greater accuracy than existing models.
India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said it is collaborating with Amazon Web Services to develop a Quantum Computing Applications Lab.
An ecosystem is emerging for ‘digital human’ development.
Ethical-source leaders are trying to find more support for their open-source approach by creating the Organization for Ethical Source.
Special three-dimensional printing patterns designed by researchers at Australia's Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology were inspired by lobster shells.
Finnish and Danish researchers have developed an algorithm that boosts diversity of exposure on social networks, while still ensuring widely shared content.
Scientists have developed a validation protocol for simulations of the atomic structure of an interface between a solid metallic oxide and liquid water.
Researchers have uncovered seven vulnerabilities that affect Dnsmasq, a domain name system forwarding client for *NIX-based operating systems.
Computer scientists are using generative adversarial networks to train robots about objects.
Robot technology in many ways hassurpassed the vision presented in Karel Capek's play "R.U.R." ("Rossum's Universal Robots"), which introduced the word "robot" a century ago.
Computer science concepts have been part of the official English curriculum for over a decade, but reforms have encouraged wider participation in the last six years.
The agreement comes after several months of talks between Google France and France's Alliance de la Presse d'Information Generale.
Researchers at Texas A&M University and the U.K.'s University of Edinburgh have developed a system that uses machine learning to optimize the timing of traffic signals.
A robot developed by researchers at the U.K.'s University of Edinburgh and University of Southampton mimics the efficient swimming movements of the moon jellyfish.
According to cybersecurity company Wandera's Cloud Security Report 2021, malware attacks increasingly targeted remote workers last year.
Researchers at Facebook claim to have developed software that can forecast the probability of a Covid-19 patient's symptoms escalating, based on their chest x-rays.
A new optical flow-based learning process lets robots calculate distances through the visual appearance of objects in view.
Begun nearly a decade ago, Loon was one of the company's high-profile, cutting-edge efforts. But it was difficult to turn into a business.
Once again, the 10 most-clicked-on items in ACM TechNews during 2020 included more than a bit of coverage on programming and programming languages.
Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research have spent the past five years working to upgrade to the large hadron collider, the largest particle accelerator ever built.
The Indy Autonomous Challenge, announced during the 2021 CES show, will be a spec race with mechanically identical cars, and software that each team hopes will give it a competitive edge.
Investigators with Google's Project Zero exploit research team uncovered a hacking campaign that used four zero-day exploits to install malware on Android and Windows devices.
A prototype artificial intelligence developed by Colorado State University researchers could train dogs while their owners are out.
Postcard from the 23rd century: Not even possible to know if an AI is superintelligent, much less stop it.
Using machine learning to identify signs of dangerous behavior on social media.