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Researchers say they have improved a method for analyzing ultra-high-energy cosmic rays with mobile phones.
Researchers have demonstrated that the quantum information of an electron spin can be transported to a photon in a silicon quantum chip.
The Chinese government wants to cultivate programming skills in children, but parents are reluctant to encourage it.
Major global technology providers SAP (SAPG.DE), Symantec (SYMC.O) and McAfee have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software deeply embedded across the U.S. government, a Reuters investigation has found…
Most people use Google's search-by-image feature to either look for copyright infringement, or for shopping.
Daniel Smalley has long dreamed of building the kind of 3D holograms that pepper science-fiction films.
Cyberattacks are so frequent that consumers can experience data breach fatigue, marked by an unwillingness to change passwords or sign up for identity theft protection.
Scientists are exploring multi-robot systems technology.
VarQuest is a new computational approach for peptidic natural products identification that could identify about 10 times more of such products than all previous studies.
Open Mind is a new Google Chrome extension designed to combat fake new.
A small but growing category of assistive technologies is aimed at people with cognitive disabilities.
The Trump administration is preparing to end support for the International Space Station program by 2025.
In record time, the phrase morphed from a description of a social media phenomenon into a journalistic cliche and an angry political slur.
Stripe is one of the most popular ways for small online organizations to accept credit card payments. And in 2014 it became one of the first major payment processors to support bitcoin payments.
In an interview, Ayanna Howard discusses her work directing the Georgia Institute of Technology's Human-Automation Systems Lab.
The DroNet algorithm enables drones to fly by themselves through the streets of a city and in indoor environments.
Developers are planning to focus on languages created and popularized by Silicon Valley technology companies, according to HackerRank's 2018 Developer Skills Report.
Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Center in Finland have developed a self-driving vehicle designed to maneuver in rough and icy conditions.
Gravbox is a new augmented reality sandbox developed to help explain how gravity affects objects when they travel through a certain environment.
Twenty-five years ago, the first release of Mosaic Web browser appeared and the Web, as you know it, began.
Seven years ago, a computer beat two human quizmasters on a "Jeopardy" challenge. Ever since, the tech industry has been training its machines even harder to make them better at amassing knowledge and answering questions.
When it comes to processing power, the human brain just can't be beat.
In cryptocurrency circles, calling something "centralized" is an insult.
The chipmaker's updates were meant to fix the Meltdown and Spectre design flaws, but have been causing computers to unexpectedly reboot.
Usually, the postcards stop after a journey ends, but not so for robotic adventurer Cassini, whose epic journey exploring Saturn and its neighbors finished in September.
The recent disclosure of the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities is symptomatic of most technology firms following poor supply-chain precautions, says one professor.
Researchers have received $1 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation to fortify computers and devices against cyberattacks associated with timekeeping.
Computer science professor Megan Squire has created an array of programs that monitor approximately 400,000 accounts of white nationalists on Facebook and elsewhere.
Soldiers in one study were more open with a virtual character about post-traumatic stress symptoms than with human doctors.