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Using machine learning to detect deepfakes created for criminal purposes with machine learning.
AI, robotics, and industrial software are rapidly approaching a tipping point that could correspond with the greatest level of stock outperformance.
Researchers found two flaws impacting Intel and STMicroelectronics central processing units that hackers could exploit to steal or doctor data on billions of devices.
Danish software developer David Heinemeier Hansson cited apparent gender discrimination in the Apple Card algorithm, spurring an investigation into Apple Card partner Goldman Sachs' credit card practices.
Artificial intelligence researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a system that detects when someone is eating and calculates their carbohydrate intake.
A new robotic system can "grow" in a way similar to how a young plant grows upward.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip.
Israeli and Spanish companies are offering three-dimensionally (3D)-printed meat products synthesized from plant protein.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a robotic navigation method that does not require mapping an area in advance.
When a drone is flown as part of a crime, authorities often have a hard time collecting evidence unless they can actually obtain the device.
Innovation could lead to better drones, satellites, biomedical devices.
Smart mirrors bring a new form-factor to on-campus information access.
Engineers are racing to program artificial intelligence to recognize different scenarios that human drivers know inherently.
The U.S. Census Bureau is revamping its systems to prevent the use of published data to target individual respondents through the information they disclose.
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and apply them on the battlefield.
Talent acquisition platform iCIMS found a substantial shortage of professionals with technology skills, despite an upsurge of hiring across the U.S. technology sector.
Researchers in South Korea have developed a biometric system that uses a transducer to generate vibrations and sound waves that can be used to identify individuals.
Police Scotland has launched a new aerial drone system to help search for missing people.
Researchers at the University of Bristol in the U.K. have developed a handheld robot for remote assistance with repairs.
The TERA project is one of the latest experiments in constructing homes with the aid of 3D printing technology.
The U.S.-China trade war is fracturing the world's semiconductor manufacturing base, and that won't stop even if the tariffs do.
Chinese officials have unveiled guidelines for limiting online videogame use by persons under 18, claiming it hurts health and learning.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled plans to help public universities produce 31,000 additional degree-holders in computer science and related disciplines over the next 20 years.
The Kiwi Campus startup near the University of California, Berkeley, offers robot meal deliveries to students, with remote "pilots" in Colombia setting and adjusting way points as the bots travel.
Microsoft-owned GitHub's annual Octoverse report said its software developer community now exceeds 40 million developers.
Disney Research roboticists have found that slowing a robot’s reaction time and movements made people feel less threatened, helping to avoid the "uncanny valley" effect.
Joanna Bryson is one of the few computer scientists who are experts in both artificial intelligence and natural intelligence.
A group of researchers claim to have developed a method for bypassing biometric security on smartphones using photographs of fingerprints.
Germany and France are launching a government-backed project to develop European cloud infrastructure, to help local providers compete with U.S. technology companies.
A new artificial intelligence tool scans millions of publicly available photos to effectively identify fashion trends around the world, as well as traditions and events with signature styles.