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Thousands of technology enthusiasts and others worldwide are participating in hackathons to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
A BlackBerry research and intelligence team said five Chinese advanced persistent threat groups have long been attacking Linux servers.
A compact augmented reality system uses an array of miniature mirrors to create virtual images that appear more "solid" in front of real-world objects.
Local grocers and large supermarket chains are deploying robots to clean floors, stock shelves, and deliver groceries during the coronavirus pandemic
DeepMind researchers used machine learning to simulate how atomic particles in a piece of glass respond to different temperatures and pressures.
Self-driving shuttles are transporting COVID-19 tests from a Jacksonville, FL, testing site to a Mayo Clinic processing location.
Researchers have trained a neural network to distinguish humpback whale songs from other ocean noise.
U.S. lawmakers have urged House leaders to consider virtual voting in order to conduct business while complying with health guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
A report by information technology trade group CompTIA found that U.S. employers slashed 19,000 IT jobs during March.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have proposed an alternative to custom-synthesizing DNA for high-capacity data storage.
Advances in software applications that process human language lie at the heart of the debate over whether computer technologies will enhance or even substitute for human creativity.
Scientists are exploring approaches that would help machines develop their own sort of common sense.
A government think tank says a coordinated, long-term approach is needed to confront the "retroactive risk" to secure communications posed by quantum computing.
An experimental artificial intelligence tool accurately predicted which patients newly infected with the COVID-19 virus would develop severe respiratory disease.
The Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 reports that a hacker group has been eavesdropping on corporate networks since at least early December.
The more municipalities tweet, the less likely it is that followers would respond to any individual message, according to new research.
The tool gives doctors an easy way to see critical care bed capacities in German hospitals.
Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are aiding hospitals and healthcare experts in the battle against the coronavirus.
A malware botnet has been launching brute-force attacks against Microsoft SQL databases for nearly two years.
Purdue University and Sandia National Laboratories researchers are three-dimensionally (3D) printing minerals, in order to learn to better predict how and where fractures form in materials.
Researchers have developed a method for teaching an artificial intelligence program to make an interconnected set of adjustments to tiny quantum dots.
Researchers have created a mechanism that uses blockchain to settle legal disputes.
Carnegie Mellon University's Maria Florina “Nina” Balcan has been named recipient of the 2019 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for her contributions to minimally supervised machine learning.
Researchers have developed a dedicated search engine for researchers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Far from breaking it, the surge in usage the internet is seeing right now is driving a major upgrade.
The technology that has enabled the sudden shift to remote work is in short supply.
Fingerprint-based authentication is fine for most people, but it's hardly foolproof.
Coronavirus may have forced people to stay at home, but the Internet these scientists envisioned long ago is keeping the world connected.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers and partner organizations have launched a project to track COVID-19 patients through their phones.
Researchers have discovered a metal-organic molecule that can switch between three distinct, long-lived states.