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The closure of consumer robotics firms previously considered potentially game-changing has diminished industry prospects of social robots eventually achieving mainstream acceptance.
U.K. automaker Jaguar Land Rover is testing software that will allow drivers of its vehicles to earn virtual currency as an incentive for sharing data.
Seeking to prevent premature decoherence of qubits.
U.S. eighth graders in 2019 did significantly better in school compared to 2014, especially among students who are white, black, Asian, or low-income.
An aerial drone recently was used to deliver a kidney for implantation into a Maryland woman.
Attempts to identify barnyard animals via facial recognition are complicated by the software's difficulty in distinguishing between animals.
The Partnership on AI has released a report declaring the algorithms now in use to automate the pre-trial bail process unfit to do so.
In a recent survey of developers who use npm, 62% of respondents said they used Microsoft's TypeScript to build native mobile and desktop apps, up from 46% in last year's survey.
Emerging technologies are being used to flight floods in the U.S.
The National Academy of Sciences said 40% of its newly elected members are women—the most ever elected in any one year.
Researchers hunt for ways to keep quantum computing honest.
Using voice input to write programs.
A more connected world sounds alluring, but without better protections, the Internet of Things could lead to disaster.