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People are being distracted by apps on their phones, and getting injured as a result.
A new diagnostic tool designed to detect power line problems is being used by utilities to address those problems before they become disasters.
Researchers have developed models for predicting patterns of damage by invasive insects that attack North American trees.
A new technique permits the rapid resizing of fluid animations without the need to remodel entire animation sequences.
Australia's state of New South Wales has started using high-definition detection cameras to identify drivers illegally using cellphones while driving.
Doug Engelbart didn't just want to show off new technology. He wanted to demonstrate a system for improving humanity.
Researchers have invented a scanner to capture full-field three-dimensional surface-shape data in real time by facilitating three-dimensional capabilities at each camera pixel.
Researchers employed three-dimensional printing to manufacture complex and porous glass objects using an ultraviolet-light-cured resin.
Scientists discovered a new underwater fault five miles off Monterey Bay, CA, through the use of infrared laser pulses fired along an idle fiber-optic cable.
Researchers have developed a nanoscale device that is programmable with either photons or electrons.
Columbia University researchers achieve a meeting of minds on Artificial Intelligence-assisted hearing technology.
Researchers developed a digital tool that generates fabrication instructions and solves problems with techniques from programming languages when users design woodworking projects.
Among the findings of a Harris Poll survey of 11,000 consumers in 11 countries was that nearly all Brazilians feel companies are not adequately protecting their personal data.
Researchers have developed a streaming technology that will allow a VR headsets to display computer games in extremely high quality.
A new circuit design enables computing using magnetic waves, rather than electricity.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning consumers that televisions that offer Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable to intrusion.
Researchers at the University of Bristol in the U.K. have developed stretchable skin-like robots that can be rolled up and fit in a pocket.
Facebook has reported a vulnerability in WhatsApp messaging software that allows malefactors to conduct denial-of-service or remote code execution attacks.
Artificial intelligence's diffusion into medicine is at a nascent stage, but researchers expect further proliferation.
Companies are learning that bug bounty programs are just one aspect of good security protocols.
China has issued rules banning online video and audio providers from generating, distributing, and broadcasting fake news as it cracks down on deepfake technologies.
Researchers have found dark patterns, or deceptive practices employed by user interface designs, frequently used on shopping websites of popular online retailers.
Researchers have developed a method of detecting malicious apps that sneak through Apple's App Store screening process and onto some users’ phones.
Researchers created a program to render household items into hand-activated robots using a three-dimensional (3D) printer.
Mozilla has increased payouts for its bug bounty program while adding new websites and services to the list in order to draw more interest from bug hunters.
Researchers have designed stealth apparel that renders the wearer invisible to spying computers.
AI attacks throw light on the nature of deep learning.
A multitude of robotic assistants for astronauts and rovers are in development to make space exploration more resource-efficient.
Why isn't IT regulated, when it can have such substantial impacts on people's lives?