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Facebook says its TransCoder can convert code from one high-level programming language into another.
A newly discovered vulnerability in the Universal Plug and Play networking protocol could expose billions of smart home devices to cyberattack.
Computer algorithms that scan everything from terror watch lists to eviction records spit out flawed tenant screening reports. And almost nobody is watching.
The announcement came a day after rival Amazon.com declared it was pausing police use of its "Rekognition" service for a year.
More than half of respondents to the study who shared disinformation were 39 or younger.
Chief information officers predict manufacturers will spend more on data management and analytics tools following the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers have found that data on millions of U.S. voters is being illegally traded on parts of the Internet not searchable using normal means.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will launch the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission on July 17.
Financial institutions use AI to create "synthetic identities" for customers; hackers use 'bad' AI to fool the 'good' AI.
A medical school thought a computer program would make the admissions process fairer—but it did just the opposite.
Scholars said they would not hold classes or lectures on Wednesday, and leading journals and scientific associations said they would not announce most breakthroughs.
The company said it hoped the moratorium "might give Congress enough time to put in place appropriate rules" for the technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have designed a 'brain on a chip' composed of tens of thousands of memristors.
Sensors and other equipment aboard the International Space Station will be used to monitor wildlife, revolutionizing animal tracking.
A New York University report urges social media companies to stop outsourcing the moderation of their content.
Stanford University researchers have developed a methodology that allows delivery drones to take the bus.
University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) scientists three-dimensionally (3D)-printed artificial cartilage.
New research shows scientists educated in China help American firms and schools dominate the cutting-edge field. Now industry leaders worry that worsening political tensions will blunt that edge.
The planned test is part of a project to develop an artificial intelligence-driven drone that could change the face of air combat.
The economic forces are too powerful for virtual instruction to go away after the pandemic. The important question is who will benefit financially, a Cornell economist says.
Some restaurants in the Netherlands preparing to reopen in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic are planning to use robot waiters.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology estimates 2016 losses due to cybercrime exceeded $160 billion.
A new classification algorithm for relational data is more accurate and orders of magnitude more efficient than previous methods.
When an evolutionary algorithm generates a successful robot design, the next step is usually to manufacture a physical robot from metals or plastics. Now, researchers are using living cells.
IBM's CEO says we should reevaluate selling the technology to law enforcement.
Traffic experts say nine in 10 crashes result from human error, and more than 36,000 people died in U.S. car crashes last year.
The report says big social media companies need to use more of their own employees to make calls about which posts and photos should be removed.
Robo-bartenders are part of South Korea's cafe and bar scene as the country moves toward "distancing in daily life" amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Census Bureau has proposed using differential privacy as a new method to protect the identities of individuals when publishing public data.
The nascent seabed mining industry is using underwater drones to map the ocean floor in the hunt for precious minerals worth trillions.