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The Norwegian container ship Yara Birkeland eventually will be a crewless vessel that navigates via radar and cameras, feeding sensor data to artificial intelligence to identify obstacles in the water.
General Bytes reported that over $1.5 million in bitcoin was drained from Internet-accessible wallets via its bitcoin ATMs by hackers that exploited a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability.
Intel co-founder and Silicon Valley pioneer Gordon E. Moore has died at 94.
Virtual landowners have found a way to put their investments to work, but with unintended consequences.
Researchers have developed a method for certifying that quantum computers generate truly random numbers without having to inspect the process.
University of Texas at Austin researchers mapped polarons, quasiparticles consisting of an electron and its surrounding distortions of atoms in a crystal lattice. through supercomputer simulations.
Researchers developed the Near-Ultrasound Inaudible Trojan to show how hackers can exploit the vulnerabilities of smart device microphones and voice assistants remotely and silently online.
The creators of large language models say that they're taking steps to curb abuse, but Mozilla felt not enough was being done.
White-collar workers may soon face the AI disruption everyone's been panicking about. But the news may be better than you think.
Mastodon is just the start—here comes the Fediverse.
Startup Runway AI Inc. has rolled out Gen 2, an artificial intelligence model that produces short video clips based on brief user prompts.
University of Virginia (UVA) researchers found that the Control-IQ diabetes management system improved blood sugar control in 2- to 6-year-olds with type 1 diabetes.
Artificial muscles created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers can enable insect-sized aerial robots to repair themselves following damage.
Bioengineers at Japan's Hiroshima University developed a mathematical model of bat ears' echolocation-related movements to ascertain the optimal pinnae motions that could amplify navigation.
Artificial intelligence is boosting the capabilities of automatic speech recognition.
One of the first people to receive a graduate degree in the field, Wulf helped to adapt an early Pentagon communications web into the network that eventually grew into the Internet.
Columbia University scientists three-dimensionally (3D)-printed a slice of seven-ingredient peanut butter-banana cheesecake with a cherry drizzle.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers engineered the Walking Oligomeric Robotic Mobility System (WORMS) to revolutionize space robotics.
Researchers in Google's Mandiant division have found state-sponsored hackers in China have been evading common cybersecurity tools and spying on government and business networks for years.
Under pressure from its rivals, Google is updating the way we look for information by introducing a sidekick to its search engine
Generative AI technology from Synthesia was used to create recent deepfake videos that attempted to spread misinformation and propaganda in Venezuela.
Soft robots developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University can transition from walking to swimming or crawling to rolling, shifts found in most animals.
Government employees in the United States and internationally often reuse passwords for their work and personal accounts, according to researchers at threat intelligence firm SpyCloud.
The Codon compiler, from a team led by researchers from MIT CSAIL, allows developers to create new domain-specific languages within Python while achieving performance that rivals the C and C++ programming languages.
The statcheck online tool developed by Michèle Nuijten at Tilburg University in the Netherlands has reduced statistical errors in scientific papers.
The stock of NetDragon Websoft has outpaced the Hong Kong market in recent months since appointing a virtual bot as CEO of its flagship subsidiary.
An innovative method overcomes significant hurdle in scaling quantum prototypes.
A prototype system developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can detect and assess utility pole damage following natural disasters.
Researchers have developed an all-optical object classification technique that uses diffractive deep neural networks and a single-pixel spectral detector to classify unknown objects through random diffusers.
Researchers at Australia's Flinders University were inspired by insect biology to build robots equipped with a brain capable of comprehending their environment.