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Labor and robotics experts say social-distancing directives could spur more industries to automate.
Academics have developed a technique for stealing data from air-gapped systems by manipulating the vibrations of the fans inside computers.
Governments worldwide are using digital surveillance technologies to track the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about the erosion of privacy.
Scientists have discovered a vulnerability in field-programmable gate array chips.
Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a low-cost imaging system to automatically track mosquitoes that carry disease.
After months of criticism, the cryptocurrency is moving ahead with significant revisions.
For pioneering computer scientist Donald Knuth, good coding is synonymous with beautiful expression.
Honoring researchers in academia at the forefront of technology.
The use of software to determine bail and sentencing terms has gone mainstream. How fair are these systems?
Cybersecurity officials in the U.S. and the U.K. warn that state-backed hackers and cybercriminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic.
The artificial intelligence industry is experiencing a supervised learning revolution, as researchers teach computers to recognize patterns and learn from them.
Software and healthcare companies are seeking to create a registry of COVID-19 patients by gathering medical records from across the country.
New machine learning tools can screen self-assembled peptides in an effort to develop electronic devices that are compatible with the human body.
We will delve into the origins of artificial intelligence and how it burgeoned through the years.
Like many tools, artificial intelligence has a role to play, but its effect on the coronavirus outbreak is probably small.
A new game can help map the ocean's diversity of coral reefs.
Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands say they have induced the emission of light from silicon.
A new machine learning method can predict battery health with 10 times greater accuracy than the current industry standard.
A new robot learning system can learn about the environment through its own experiences in the real world.
A researcher at cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab found the xHelper malware uses a system of nested programs that makes it difficult to root out.
Cornell University researchers used supercomputers to project scenarios for expanding U.S. wind power capacity.
The Bar-Ilan University professor is a world leader in Multi-agent Systems, Automated Negotiation.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving—literally.
The tech giants say everyone will get access to the framework for tracking tools, regardless of which version of iOS or Android they use. Not everyone is convinced.
The scientific evidence is clear: Security risks pose threat to free and fair elections
A new machine learning model predicts normal physician drug prescribing patterns, using a patient's electronic health records as input.
An autonomous robot could be used in the future to search for signs of life in outer space.
Over the past few months, a malware campaign has been scanning the Internet for Docker servers running API ports exposed without a password.
Learning how to recognize tax-time email scams can help taxpayers and businesspeople avoid them.
Conway worked on the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, combinatorial game theory, coding theory, and even recreational mathematics.