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Adding sophisticated features to vehicles to make drivers' daily commutes easier also make their new vehicles more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new report.
Researchers have provided open access to detailed satellite data on brightness for five cities in Niger and Nigeria.
New York City is the best city in the world for the technology industry, according to the Savills Index.
A robot equipped with artificial intelligence learned to recognize facial expressions by watching TV.
U.S. President Donald Trump today will sign an executive order for the federal government to channel funds, programs, and data in support of artificial intelligence research and commercialization.
The computational economics enabled by Moore's Law is now changing.
Opinion by Bruce Schneier, a security technologist who teaches at the Harvard Kennedy School.
There was a time when the world's two great superpowers were obsessed with nuclear weapons technology.
In Iron Man 2, there is a moment when Tony Stark is watching a decades-old film of his deceased father, who tells him "I'm limited by the technology of my time, but one day you'll figure this out. And when you do, you will change…
New predictive analytics technologies are helping researchers protect turtles, albatrosses, whales, and other endangered species from fishermen.
Researchers have developed a system that automatically analyzes social media posts and filters out fake news and disinformation.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a robot that can follow mental instructions from its operator to weld metal.
Researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute have developed a DNA search engine for microbial data.
Argonne National Laboratory researchers have developed a technique for reducing the effects of "noise" in quantum information systems.
Slowly and silently, they glide across the floor wearing bright yellow dresses that look as though they were plucked from a haunted 1920s boarding school.
You can think of it as a World Cup of biochemical research.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have created a robot that taught itself to play Jenga.
The Google News unit and artificial intelligence research division Google AI have released a speech database in an attempt to identify bogus audio recordings.
The British Army is testing virtual reality headsets that can combine virtual environments with physical objects for a mixed-reality experience.
The University of California system will count high school computer science courses toward core curriculum prerequisites for admission to its nine universities.
Privacy concerns arise around the New York Police Department's drone program.
Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world's largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their…
Stanford has established itself as the epicenter of computer science, and a farm system for the tech giants. Following major scandals at Facebook, Google, and others, how is the university coming to grips with a world in which…
If you wanted to create the world's next undiscovered element, number 119 in the periodic table, here's a possible recipe.
Charles Darwin had no idea what a gene was. If we dropped the father of evolution into 2019, the idea that humans can willfully alter the genes of an entire species would surely seem like wizardry to him.
Congress has a new rising target when it comes to cyber: The Pentagon.
The Global Commission on Stability in Cyberspace is working to establish principles that states, non-state actors, and the privacy industry should follow when cyberattacked.
Researchers have created a three-dimensional printer that can generate whole objects at once, instead of printing them layer by layer.
Chinese researchers have constructed a wireless brain-to-brain interface that enables a human to direct a rat through a maze.
The Zillow Prize competition pitted nearly 4,000 teams against one another in an effort to develop a computerized system that could predict the future sale price of homes.