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Google is modifying its Chrome Web browser to give users more control over parties who track their online habits.
Texas-based data subscription service Pensa has created a drone and its underlying artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance grocery operations.
Microsoft is working with Galois to develop open source software to secure elections.
Researchers now can determine when a standard smartwatch wearer is typing on a keyboard, washing dishes, petting a dog, pouring from a pitcher, or cutting with scissors.
Researchers used robotic technology and young ostriches wearing artificial wings to gain insight into how a dinosaur's running gait may have caused its wings to flap.
Researchers have created and implemented the first digital procedural checklist for trauma centers.
Researchers have developed a deep learning approach that identifies and maps the components and features in turbulent regions of Saturn's atmosphere.
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new tool designed to process data too large to fit on a computer's main memory at one time.
A self-taught Belgian programmer has solved a puzzle required to open a 1999 time capsule at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Laser cutting tools could outperform three-dimensional printers at prototyping stretchables, wearables.
A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania has developed tiny robots, thousands of which can fit side by side on a single silicon wafer.
The White House Office of Science and Technology has launched a request for information seeking insight into developing standards around artificial intelligence.
The Gender Balance in Computing initiative will use a "range of tailored interventions" to encourage more young women to enter science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
A new computer chip architecture could enable proactive defense against cyberthreats.
Some of China's biggest technology companies are helping the government operate a mass surveillance system.
Companies like Amazon are using software to monitor employee productivity and terminate underperforming workers.
Jennifer Rexford, Class of 1991 and chair of Princeton's computer science department, discusses the computational whirlwind that has transformed almost every walk of life and has even reshaped the fundamentals of a university…
Police in Washington County, OR, have used a facial-recognition algorithm from Amazon to publicly test new surveillance techniques for more than a year.
Advanced driver-assistance technologies can help prevent accidents caused by distracted driving.
A study to determine why people compulsively check their phones found a series of triggers, common across age groups, that start and end habitual smartphone use.
Researchers in Spain have developed a predictive modeling system for personalized student dropout rates.
Humans often anthropomorphize robots, which designers concede can be exploited for both connection and manipulation.
The closure of consumer robotics firms previously considered potentially game-changing has diminished industry prospects of social robots eventually achieving mainstream acceptance.
Researchers suggest the vulnerability of compressed, or quantized, artificial intelligence models to adversarial attack could be remedied by adding a mathematical constraint
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.
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.