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Walking in crowds means predicting the future.
A new National Center for Women & Information Technology program encourages development of more inclusive learning environments in computer science courses.
IDC has announced the winners of the eighth round of its HPC Innovation Excellence Award recognizing achievements in high-performance computing.
Intel has developed a technology that uses optical cables and light pulses to move data in supercomputers.
Georgia Institute of Technology professor Mark Riedl has developed a more rigorous way to evaluate the intelligence of a computer than the Turing Test.
The Bilateral Recurring Authentication Conducted Effortless system continuously authenticates users while they are using a terminal.
Researchers believe they have automated the process of disassembling liquid crystal display screens for recycling.
Software for evaluating human writing is improving and expanding in use.
Rutgers University researchers have developed a smartphone app designed to help engineers respond to widespread power outages.
Researchers are studying feline and human behavior during falls with the goal of applying its physics to robotic landings.
One of five finalists will be awarded ACM's Gordon Bell Prize today at the SC14 high-performance computing conference in New Orleans.
President Obama today presented computer technology pioneer Charles W. Bachman the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Smartphone makers' use of technology to encrypt their devices has provoked a standoff with the U.S. government, which sees such measures as impeding law enforcement.
Researchers at Oslo University are developing self-instructing robots using three-dimensional printers.
PhyloNet is an open source Java-based program that accounts for both the horizontal and vertical inheritance of genetic material among genomes.
Cutting-edge research still universally involves Fortran; a trio of challengers wants in.
Researchers at the University of Manchester are developing software that can automatically pick out the shapes of bones in X-rays.
Nanyang Technological University researchers say they have developed a technique to print complex electronic circuits using a common T-shirt printer.
Considering how computational scientists have developed supercomputing technologies, and where it is helping take everyone else.
Electronics manufacturers are taking their social and environmental responsibilities ever more seriously.
The goal of Dell's research unit is to take a long-term view of trends in the industry and decide which ones to act on based on what makes sense.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to improve networking and security at the wide area network edge.
Scientists say photonic-based systems could replace electronic systems as a way to make computer components smaller, faster, and less power-hungry.
The University of Illinois at Chicago's Electronic Visualization Laboratory will work to develop a video camera that can capture images in 360 degrees.
University of Utah researchers have developed a software suite that can detect and eliminate malware.
Researchers are developing a computing model that uses crowdsourcing to combine and optimize human efforts and machine-computing elements.
Dartmouth College professor Xia Zhou and colleagues are experimenting with "smart spaces" featuring ceiling-mounted light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and light sensors.
Artificial intelligence researchers have taught a computer to create magic tricks.
More than 81% of Tor clients can be ‘de-anonymized’ by exploiting Netflow technology.
IBM is developing a new supercomputing architecture to boost data processing at the storage, memory, and input/output levels.