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Efforts by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a spate of vaping-related injuries and deaths required building a new data-collection system.
A research study did not uncover any apparent political bias in the algorithm of the Google search engine.
Researchers have developed and tested eye-tracking software for use in training pilots.
Researchers have developed golf ball-sized robots designed to collect data as they float through pipes.
Analysis of Indeed.com job search engine listings over the last five years found explosive growth in demand for skills in Python.
The complicated ethics of Elon Musk's grand autonomous vehicle experiment.
They're happier in virtual fields than confined farms.
Singapore has unveiled an effort to become a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2030.
Researchers have developed a continuum robot that achieves multi-scale motion and may allow previously impossible complex microsurgeries.
A Pew Research Center study found 75% of Americans desire greater government regulation of consumer data, while about an equal percentage doubt the government will hold companies accountable for misuse.
Standards are seen as a way to eliminate bias and incorporate trustworthiness in artificial intelligence, even as the U.S. seeks to secure its lead in the field.
Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted, "We didn't grant permission for these to clog up our streets. If we see any of these bots we'll send them packing."
U.S. tech sector skews younger than the workforce as a whole, with the largest gap among employees 35 to 44.
Companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google are working to slow the spread of maliciously doctored content, known as deepfakes, ahead of the 2020 election.
Experts say quantum computing could upend data security encryption systems, which rely on factoring large prime numbers—a task easily scalable with the power provided by quantum computers.
A team of researchers has developed a supercomputer simulation that successfully models a key part of a process that produces solar flares.
Researchers have developed a highly efficient photogrammetric method that can turn aerial imagery into accurate three-dimensional (3D) surface maps in near-real time.
The Australian government has issued a draft code of practice for Internet of Things cybersecurity, with a public consultation to run until March 1, 2020.
Researchers at cybersecurity company Checkmarx reported flaws in the Google Assistant on Android devices that would allow hackers to take photos and videos without users' knowledge.
"When you deliver an A.I. system ...every design choice, not just training data, can bring unconscious bias."
Finding help can be a struggle for gamers who feel their playing has gotten out of control.
A study by Cornell University researchers raises doubts about algorithms' ability to make fair decisions when screening potential hires.
Las Vegas is using artificial intelligence to facilitate real-time traffic analysis in order to relieve traffic congestion.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released an update to the National Strategic Computing Initiative.
Several U.S. state and local governments are signing an international pledge aimed at making cyberspace safer, even though the Trump administration will not endorse it.
Researchers discovered the continued existence of vulnerabilities in Intel's computer processors that the company said were patched months ago.
A new paper concludes that it takes more than four times as much energy to mine $1 of bitcoin as mining $1 of copper.
A team of researchers found that human-robot interactions are more successful when the bots are able to hide their non-human identity.
A pair of security researchers found vulnerabilities across multiple devices including an Alexa-powered Amazon Echo and a Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone.
The computational power needed to train AI models is doubling at a rate seven times faster than before.