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Ancient papyrus scrolls too fragile to unwrap are being scanned with the hope of "digitally unwrapping" and reading them.
Scientists have identified optimal types of solar power storage management algorithms.
Can data be stored in orbiting laser beams?
It infected 10 million computers. So why did cybergeddon never arrive?
Some of the world's biggest casino operators in the Chinese territory of Macao are using technology to identify which of their customers are likely to lose the most money.
New prototype glasses automatically restore proper vision to people who ordinarily would need multifocal progressive lenses.
A study by Oxford Economics anticipates machines will replace human workers in about 20 million manufacturing jobs across the world over the next decade.
E-commerce websites sometimes use devious techniques to manipulate consumers into purchasing items and online services they may not otherwise want.
Virtual reality training is becoming more common in a range of industries.
A new digital forensics technique holds the potential to protect world leaders and celebrities from artificial intelligence-doctored "deepfake" videos.
Facebook has open-sourced a new software framework to simplify robotic programming.
Researchers at the University of Sydney in Australia found 2,040 counterfeit programs among more than 1 million Google Play apps.
Many computer scientists doubted ad hoc methods would ever give way to a more general approach to finding nearest neighbors. They were wrong.
A new framework is being used to secure the 2020 U.S. Census from database reconstruction attacks.
Smartphones and consumer cameras increasingly give professional photographers a run for their money.