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Software can review contracts, and more, faster and more accurately than lawyers.
Researchers have developed a software program to identify and decode rodent vocalizations.
A new computer program allows users to translate any free-form drawing into a two-dimensional, nanoscale structure made of DNA.
The growth of automation so far has had a negligible impact on jobs at a global level, according to the World Bank's chief economist.
The Chinese National Space Administration placed its Chang'e-4 lander and rover on the far side of the Moon.
A group of companies are testing unmanned aviation technology to prove drones can fly delivery routes without crashing into each other, and that they can be tracked in crowded skies.
The U.K. Government Communications Headquarters has created a competition for 12- to 13-year-old girls aimed at drawing more women into cybersecurity.
Protecting confidentiality has been a priority for the Census Bureau for most—but not all—of its existence.
Last year, Microsoft Corp.'s Azure security team detected suspicious activity in the cloud computing usage of a large retailer: One of the company's administrators, who usually logs on from New York, was trying to gain entry …
Throughout 2018, researchers found exploitable weaknesses related to "speculative execution" vulnerabilities.
Researchers in the U.K. have completed testing on an artificial intelligence-enabled rover that will make its own decisions about where it explores on Mars.
The Ethereum Foundation, and the broader open source movement devoted to advancing the cryptocurrency bitcoin, plan to field-test an overhaul of Ethereum's code.
A new technique developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology "reverse-engineers" complex three-dimensional (3-D) computer-aided design models.
Despite expectations by the mining industry that artificial intelligence would transform operations, some experts consider that promise overhyped and unrealistic.
In the 1970s, at the height of the Cold War, American military planners began to worry about the threat to US warplanes posed by new, radar-guided missile defenses in the USSR and other nations.
A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans.
A new neurostimulator developed by engineers at UC Berkeley can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and …
A Silicon Valley entrepreneur's augmented reality solution could make firefighters more effective in low-visibility situations.
Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence system to convert ordinary monaural sounds into nearly three-dimensional sounds.
East Coast Polytechnic Institute University graduates can now receive and digitally store degrees with blockchain technology, which delivers secure, immediate verification.
Seeking a successor to complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology.
A Chinese probe has made a historic touch-down on the far side of the Moon, according to the country's state-run media. It is the first time a probe has visited the region, 60 years after an orbiter gave humans their first look…
A pioneer of computer science for work combining statistics and linguistics, and an advocate for women in the field.
Ultima Thule, an icy world 4 billion miles from the sun, looks like a big snowman.
The European Union will cover the costs of bug bounty programs for 14 open source projects.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Honda, is planning a connected vehicle project in the city of Marysville.
An international team of researchers has built a hybrid device from two different types of quantum bits to facilitate rapid initialization and readout.
Students at 11 schools in the Chinese province of Guizhou are wearing "smart uniforms" incorporating computer chips to ensure they attend classes and behave properly.
Researchers have constructed a three-dimensional virtual reality model of tumor samples, with each individual cell mapped.
New Jersey Institute of Technology researchers have created an augmented reality system to run experiments on the glass knifefish.