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An international team used sound waves to control quantum information in one electron, an advance in creating efficient quantum computers built from semiconductors.
A National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astrobee robot is now up and running on the International Space Station (ISS).
Artfiicial intelligence's new take on heart surgery.
Researchers have developed motion-capture software that uses deep learning to model a fruit fly's movements in three dimensions, in the hope of designing fly-like robots.
IBM named the winners of this year's Call for Code Global Challenge.
Two companies have partnered on an autonomous shuttle service to transport commuters between a Metro station and locations in Reston, VA.
New technologies are being introduced to the world of dental care.
U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration researchers are using the Summit supercomputer to model retropropulsion (using rocket engines to decelerate) for landing manned spacecraft on Mars.
Russian pizza magnate Fyodor Ovchinnikov plans to open 1,000 Dodo Pizza outlets in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the next five years, using a combination of application software and analytics in the cloud.
A five-fingered feat could show important progress in Artificial Intelligence research. It is also a stunt.
What should worry us most about artificial intelligence: losing our jobs to cheaper labor or losing our lives to killer robots? The real threat may lie in yet another danger: losing our minds.
As the country grew, each census required greater effort than the last, not merely to collect the data but also to compile it into usable form.
Across Europe, some of the world's oldest universities are intensifying efforts to get promising technologies out of their labs and into commercial use.
Researchers have developed a robot that can pick up delicate optical lenses and mirrors with the care and precision of human hands.
The Australian government is allocating AU$31.8 million (about US$21.5 million) to the Australian Research Council to study responsible, ethical, and inclusive autonomous decision-making technologies.
Machine language translation is advancing rapidly, but can it reach the level of human understanding?
Since its introduction 50 years ago, Unix has been copied or imitated countless times.
Researchers designed a system integrating artificial skin with control algorithms, which they used to create the first autonomous humanoid robot with full-body synthetic skin.
IBM, McAfee, and 16 more firms have launched an effort to address fragmentation and interoperability problems in cybersecurity.
Iowa State University researchers have solved the mystery of the inverse fast Fourier transform algorithm.
California Institute of Technology researchers have developed a robot drone that can traverse rough terrain.
The gymnastics world championships in Germany used an artificial intelligence system to evaluate athletes' performance.
Artificial intelligence researchers are trying to fix the flaws of neural networks.
Scientists have developed a nanoscale three-dimensional printing methodology that maintains resolution and is 1,000 times faster than conventional two-photon lithography.
Microsoft says a hacker group connected to the Iranian government has tried to compromise email accounts of a U.S. presidential campaign, current and former U.S. officials, and journalists.
Researchers have developed a commercially viable method of creating new silicon III-V chips, a breakthrough that could lead to intelligent optoelectronic and 5G devices.
Vietnamese developer BRG Group and Japanese trading company Sumitomo have announced a $4.21-billion smart-city development on the outskirts of Hanoi to begin next year.
For years, the "Extremely Online" have shared the latest Internet memes and inside jokes. Now companies are doing the same.
Study finds safety systems fail at night, when the majority of pedestrian vehicle fatalities occur.
IBM researchers have demonstrated a quantum-proof encryption method called CRYSTALS that can successfully encrypt a magnetic-tap storage device.