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Computer scientists have expressed concerns about the security of voting machines used in 49 Florida counties.
Mobile guest rooms, enhanced contactless room controls, robotic servers, and pop-up dining areas are a few of the ideas hotel designers are considering for the post-Covid travel world.
A victory for the government could remake one of America's most recognizable companies and the internet economy that it has helped define.
The space-cloud initiative is targeting military and commercial customers and comes after Amazon announced its own space effort,
Researchers at Visa Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are developing new processes to try to thwart eventual quantum computing cyberattacks.
University of Rochester researchers have developed a technique for imaging and tracking the interactions of microscopic immune cells in a human eye without using dyes.
The Justice Department filed its long-awaited lawsuit against Google.
"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that parallels or exceeds real world interaction."
How to navigate when you should and shouldn't hug someone — and how not to hold on too long.
Researchers found they could stop a Tesla by flashing a few frames of a stop sign for less than half a second on an Internet-connected billboard.
Right under our noses, the Internet's most-used website has been getting worse.
Hundreds of the world's leading cryptographers are competing to develop encryption standards to protect online data against classical and quantum-computing cyberattacks.
Scientists at Japan's Tokyo University of Science designed a novel quantum circuit that calculates the fast Fourier transform faster and more efficiently than previously possible.
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks.
Human Rights Watch says Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system connected to a database that includes child suspects and is publishing warrants for their arrest.
Researchers at Norwegian security company Mnemonic found an undocumented backdoor in the X4 smartwatch marketed by children's watch vendor Xplora.
Check-in computers unable to accommodate record turnouts were mainly to blame for slow-moving lines at early voting locations this week in Georgia.
From surveillance to arrests, governments are using the novel coronavirus as cover for a crackdown on digital liberty.
The U.S. National Security Council on Thursday issued guidelines to protect technologies crucial to national security.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have detected attackers exploiting a Windows vulnerability against state and local governments.
Singaporeans will be able to access government and other services through a facial recognition feature in its SingPass national identity program.
Researchers used a new computer model to show the impact of gas clouds on the exponential fade in galaxy discs in an effort to explain star distributions.
Humidity can have a major impact on the dispersion of virus particles, according to a study by researchers at Kobe University in Japan and research giant Riken.
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammann wrote in a company blog.
It had blocked an unsubstantiated New York Post article about the Bidens, but said late Thursday that it would allow similar content to be shared.
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt the advance of the killer robots?
Jozef Jarosciak just put millions of early Usenet posts on a browsable archive for the first time.
Machine learning can help assess the physical age of one’s brain.
Market research firm Gartner forecasts cybersecurity spending by companies and governments will grow 9% annually from 2021 to 2024.
Researchers led by the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have developed a technique for "squeezing" visible light in order to probe nanoscale memory devices,.