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International Data Corp. predicts the insurance industry will spend approximately $602 million globally on robotic systems, including drones, this year.
Alphabet subsidiary Wing has launched a drone delivery pilot program in Logan, Australia.
Hassan Hijazi and Carleton Coffrin of Los Alamos National Laboratory earned top prizes in a national contest to develop algorithms to enhance the electrical grid.
Odors could help direct attention in virtual environments, among other things.
A spokesman for Check Point said it was the company's "strong suspicion" that Twitch's code had truly been leaked, which was "potentially disastrous."
The leaders of Venice, Italy, are gathering the cellphone data of tourists and are using it, along with surveillance cameras, to monitor them.
A robotic arm can track down lost items using a camera and radio frequency antenna attached to its gripper.
The decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Compound mistakenly sent users almost $90 million in cryptocurrency due to a bug in a recent update.
Google is investing $1 million in the Linux Foundation's Secure Open Source pilot program to make open source projects more secure.
A drift diffusion model could make self-driving vehicles safer for pedestrians by helping to predict when people will cross the road.
Microsoft’s DeepMC framework uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to predict local weather.
Loihi 2 packs 1 million neurons in a chip half the size of its predecessor.
Frances Haugen's testimony that social networking company puts profit before people just not true."
Frances Haugen, who left the social network in May and leaked internal documents, gave senators rare insight into its inner workings.
Building capacity for new chips is a lengthy process.
The social network's services, including Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, were offline for about six hours on Monday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week authorized the use of the first artificial intelligence tool designed to help diagnose prostate cancer.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has granted General Motors' Cruise and Alphabet's Waymo autonomous vehicle deployment permits.
A survey of more than 1,000 U.K. residents showed high compliance among the half of participants who had downloaded the National Health Service App.
Google's Open Source Security Team is starting with a $1-million investment, and plans to expand the program's scope based on community feedback.
Crafting more difficult algorithms to protect secrets so they are resilient to future quantum computers is creating, in effect, post-quantum cryptography.
The U.S. government is secretly ordering Google to provide data on anyone typing in certain search terms, an accidentally unsealed court document shows.
A trove of leaked documents, published by The Wall Street Journal, hints at a company whose best days are behind it.
When apps used by billions of people worldwide blinked out, lives were disrupted, businesses were cut off from customers — and some Facebook employees were locked out of their offices.
Vintners are turning to automation amid pandemic-driven labor shortages.
An uncrewed surface vehicle built by California-based company Saildrone shot video from inside a hurricane.
Security researchers at crypto exchange Kraken warn that many bitcoin ATMs contain serious vulnerabilities that hackers could exploit.
Stanford University scientists found training is critical for reaping the benefits of exoskeleton use.
Combining quantum computing with artificial intelligence could lead to the rapid diagnosis and identification of remedies for electrical grid problems.
Technology has retrieved secret correspondence from French queen Marie-Antoinette to Swedish count Axel von Fersen, that a censor blotted out with dark ink.