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In the first half of 2020, Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft together fielded more than 112,000 data requests from local, state, and federal officials.
A hybrid neural network can accurately forecast premature babies' individual mortality risk in order to better guide their care.
A security vulnerability could enable hackers to commandeer Website subdomains and inflict severe damage.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
Hackers are exploiting gamers with "Crackonosh" malware to generate millions by mining cryptocurrency using gamers’ computers.
The Perlmutter supercomputer is the newest addition to the top 10 of the Top500 listing of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.
The deputy director of the White House science office plans to tackle algorithmic bias and start candid conversations about the past.
Contract drivers say algorithms terminate them by email—even when they have done nothing wrong.
Tesla's approach to autonomy is controversial: It relies on just cameras to see and understand the roads.
Turing Award recipient Reddy was recognized for his contributions in artificial intelligence and speaker-independent continuous speech recognition.
Scientists used machine learning to develop an automatic mapping service that can enhance traffic management with greater intelligence.
The Linux Foundation and partners Target, Microsoft, Veritone, Schwarz Gruppe, Wegmans Food Markets, and Deutsche Telekom, created the Open Voice Network.
The Bank of Israel is testing Ethereum's blockchain technology as part of a new internal digital shekel trial.
People have inner voices, why not robots?
The Fed is expected to release a paper on the potential for a digital currency this summer.
Judge rules that Federal Trade Commission and states didn't make valid claims that Facebook engaged in unlawful monopolization.
It might be making the ransomware crisis worse, say researchers.
The results of a study indicated that banning people who espouse extreme views from YouTube shrinks their audience.
An Android app can exploit flaws in near-field communication systems, enabling ATMs and a variety of point-of-sale terminals to be hacked.
Researchers used a computer model to determine whether rearranging musicians could significantly reduce aerosol buildup on the stage of a concert hall.
A new tactile sensing carpet assembled from pressure-sensitive film and conductive thread is able to calculate human poses without cameras.
Concrete proof that security robots reduce crime is lacking, despite wider deployment by U.S. government agencies and the private sector.
In a JumpCloud survey of IT decision-makers at small and medium-sized enterprises, 56% think their organizations are spending too much to enable remote work.
AI is moving from data ters to devices, making everything from phones to tractors faster and more private. These newfound smarts also come with pitfalls.
Faced with so much new music, major labels are using algorithms to hunt down tomorrow's hits. Is this great news for rising stars – or the recipe for a bland new future?
The average time to correct critical cybersecurity vulnerabilities grew from 197 days to 205 days between April and May 2021, according to WhiteHat Security.
Claims about the Internet's energy consumption typically are exaggerated by well-intentioned scientists, a new study finds.
A cyberattack may have been involved in a naval confrontation this week between Russia and a British warship in the Black Sea that never really happened.
New process- or knowledge-guided machine learning techniques can predict flow and temperature in river networks more accurately even when data is scarce.
Researchers at the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands used artificial intelligence to restore missing parts of Rembrandt’s "The Night Watch."