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Google Project Zero security researcher Ivan Fratric launched a remote code execution attack by exploiting the technology underlying Zoom and other applications.
Engineer and musician Victor Zappi introduced a virtual percussion instrument co-developed with Professor Sidney Fels at the University of British Columbia at ACM's SIGGRAPH 2022 conference.
Lennert Wouters at Belgium's Katholieke Universiteit Leuven hacked SpaceX's Starlink network.
A new artificial intelligence model could warn firefighters of imminent combustion or flashovers.
Amazon plans to expand its Amazon One palm-scanner payment technology to more than 65 Whole Foods stores in California.
Scientists said they could beat Google's Sycamore quantum computer in performing an esoteric calculation using ordinary processors paired with a supercomputer.
Under the pilot program, campaigns would be able to circumvent algorithmic sorting by tech companies that at times sends their emails to spam.
Self-supervised learning allows a neural network to figure out for itself what matters. The process might be what makes our own brains so successful.
Researchers found congestion control algorithms fail to prevent certain users from taking up all the bandwidth.
An interdisciplinary team has developed a method for building quantum computers based on atomic building blocks that are custom-designed by chemists.
New mathematical models can assess the use of biomarkers for detecting glioblastomas (GBMs) and their potential for improvement.
Researchers at FortiGuard Labs reported that an Internet of Things (IoT) botnet malware identified in mid-June has been evolving rapidly.
New machine works with eight qudits, each capable of encoding seven states at once.
Why the enterprise needs military-grade cybersecurity, too.
News of yet another datacenter fire in just two years hits Google. Here's how to make sure you're not next.
TikTok has established itself as one of the top online platforms for U.S. teens, while the share of teens who use Facebook has fallen sharply.
The U.S. Space Force held a demonstration of dog-like quadruped unmanned ground vehicles for patrols at Cape Canaveral.
A team of researchers has developed an encrypted, one-touch human-machine interface that can reveal physiological details about users.
Consumers could soon be checking the environmental impact of food items through an eco-labeling system based on work by researchers at the U.K.'s Oxford University.
University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) researchers have developed a robot that can untie knotted cables using the grippers on its arms.
Artificial intelligence is being used to read and translate cuneiform, helping to recreate ancient libraries by piecing together fragmented tablets and predicting missing text.
Internet routing data for a service provider in Kherson shows traffic beginning to flow through Russian networks in May before fully transitioning by early June.
L5 vehicles need at least 10 more years of development.
The White House credits the Act for spurring more than $44 billion in new manufacturing plans. But rebuilding the U.S. semiconductor industry will take years.
Scientists have recruited volunteers to identify clouds on Mars through the Zooniverse, a platform that hosts crowdsourced citizen projects.
Stanford University researchers are exploring whether emerging foundation models can help to realize the highest level of privacy, or "perfect secrecy."
Researchers have found the operators of the Gootkit access-as-a-service malware now are using legal documents to get unsuspecting users to download them.
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused Ishan Wahi, a former product manager at the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange, of insider trading and securities fraud.
Using deep learning to identify and classify astronomically distant objects.
Scientists have been experimenting with quantum gates based on different materials for some time, but the superpositions of the qubits can quickly degrade.