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Researchers suggest authoritarian governments may be using new Twitter strategies to suppress social media-using dissenters.\
A new high-speed spin-orbit-torque magnetoresistive random-access memory cell interoperates with silicon complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology.
Intel has announced a chip designed to control quantum computers by assuming the workload of the many wires that typically connect such systems to controllers.
Self-driving and remote-controlled vessels are taking over some duties from human crews.
Knuth is known for introducing the notion of "literate programming," emphasizing the importance of writing code that is readable by humans as well as computers.
Researchers in Australia are using drones to help conservation efforts for hippos.
Nuro has announced a partnership with Walmart to pilot-test grocery delivery via robot vehicles in Houston.
Researchers have demonstrated that deep convolutional neural networks operate similarly to the way human brains do, in terms of identifying faces.
A new computer model shows that coastal cities can avoid some wind destruction from major weather events if they have functional wetland ecosystems and agricultural croplands in the area.
Researchers are proposing a network design that could double the network capacity of low-flying satellites to create an "Internet from Space."
Leaders in artificial intelligence warn that progress is slowing, big challenges remain, and simply throwing more computers at a problem isn't sustainable.
The AI Index 2019 Report is an independent initiative within Stanford University's Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute, the result of a collaborative effort led by the AI Index Steering Committee.
"Killing in the Age of Algorithms" is a New York Times documentary examining the future of artificial intelligence and warfare.
ACM has recognized 58 members by naming them 2019 ACM Fellows for their contributions to areas that underpin the defining technologies of the digital age.
The AI Now Institute at New York University is urging a ban on the use of artificial intelligence that automatically analyzes facial expressions to influence hiring and other decisions.
The city of San Francisco, CA, will require businesses to obtain a permit before testing their high-tech ideas on the city’s streets.
Midwestern states saw the sharpest growth in robots used in the workplace from 2009 to 2017, according to a new report.
Researchers have found that underground fiber-optic cables can be used to track thunderstorms.
Researchers at Facebook have taught the company's artificial intelligence software how to play the game Hanabi, a Solitaire-like card game that requires players to work together.
Researchers have demonstrated how to teach a PR2 robot to perform simple repairs on itself by tightening its own screws.
An algorithmic approach for data analysis automatically recognizes uninformative words, known as stop words, in a large collection of text.
Researchers have developed a bioprinter that can speed computer-controlled creation of human tissue.
How to defend intimate details and card data while shopping online this season.
How the world's biggest companies got millions of people to let temps analyze some very sensitive recordings.
A new attack called Plundervolt gives attackers access to the sensitive data stored in a processor's secure enclave.
Scientists have advanced a technique to envision scenes outside a line of sight without special gear.
Researchers found that the technologies Facebook uses to sort the relevancy of advertising may be more responsible for the polarization of U.S. politics than previously known.
Microsoft and Ford Motor are using quantum-inspired computing models to try to optimize traffic management in Seattle.
India is considering its first major data privacy statute.
Researchers three-dimensionally-printed a polyester rabbit that contains DNA in which instructions for making copies of itself are stored.