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Ohio State University researchers used artificial intelligence to process massive datasets to determine whether existing drugs could be applied to illnesses for which they were not previously used.
The White House has unveiled a plan to protect the U.S. maritime transportation sector against cybersecurity threats.
What was described as a controlled test of facial recognition technologies found potential for accurately identifying individuals on security lines at airports and other points of entry while they wear face masks.
Software engineer Tillie Kottmann said Nissan North America's misconfiguration of a Bitbucket Git server led to the online leakage of the automaker’s source code for its mobile applications and internal tools.
Researchers at artificial intelligence company OpenAI have engineered two deep learning models combining language and images to improve AI's understanding of text and to what it refers.
An Italian court determined that companies can be held liable even if an algorithm unintentionally discriminates against a protected group.
Spoiler: We're looking at another year of Internet services dominating many aspects of our lives.
Hackers can exploit the Telegram messenger application employed in Android devices and iPhones to pinpoint users' precise locations.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint Center for Energy Storage Research are using artificial intelligence and robots to design an organic redox-flow battery.
Computer simulation could help identify symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children, according to Ohio State University (OSU) researchers.
A newly discovered malware strain collects an infected user's Basic Service Set Identifier, in order to ascertain the location of the user and their Wi-Fi access point.
The maritime industry wades into digitalization; will it float?
President-elect Joe Biden's transition team announced that open source software developer David Recordon will serve as the White House Director of Technology.
Canadian research company MontrealAI convened leading computer scientists in December to debate moving artificial intelligence (AI) forward in the year ahead.
An international team of more than 170 experts evaluated the opportunities and challenges facing the use of robotic technology for urban nature and green space.
Niels Teusink, a researcher at Netherlands-based security firm Eye Control, found that hackers are attempting to exploit a backdoor built into several Zyxel device models.
Information technology (IT) executives say the pandemic has expanded their clout in corporate boardrooms and front-office decision-making.
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a sustained, long-distance teleportation of qubits made of photons with fidelity greater than 90%, paving the way for a quantum Internet.
Be it access to world standard courses, platforms, libraries, frameworks, hardware, this was the decade when AI went mainstream.
More than a decade of research advanced by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photo Source played a role in the development of the Covid-19 vaccines.
Chief information officers last year had to reprioritize corporate demands and establish new boundaries to prevent team burnout due to remote work and the ramp-up of digital projects.
While tech workers appear to be fleeing Silicon Valley in an exodus sparked by the pandemic, Seattle—home to tech giants Microsoft and Amazon—has not seen the same outflow.
Encrypted identification data on a smartcard or smartphone can deliver significant benefits while boosting security, but raise concerns about privacy and the potential for abuse.
What do we need to push AI to the next level? More data and larger neural networks? New deep learning algorithms? Approaches other than deep learning?
New regulations from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will require most U.S. drones to broadcast a radio signal identifying them and their location.
Microsoft on Thursday said the Russian exploit of U.S. government agencies and private corporations extended further into its network than previously thought.
Software company Burning Glass Technologies projected quantum computing and connected technologies will be among the 10 most "disruptive" information technology job roles this year.
Law enforcement agencies increasingly are using data stored in an automobile's onboard computers to solve crimes.
California has approved the operation of R2 driverless delivery vehicles from robotics startup Nuro.
Apple's lawsuit against security research firm Corellium has failed, with a federal judge rejecting claims that Corellium's software breached copyright law.