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Researchers at Australia's Deakin University aim to stop erosion with three-dimensionally printed biodegradable lattices made from potato starch derived from industrial waste.
Different approaches emerge in the race to provide direct-to-satellite smartphone services.
The invasion of Ukraine supercharged the decline of the country's already struggling tech sector—and undercut its biggest success story, Yandex.
Limited access to high-end semiconductor chips poses a major threat to China's world-leading smartphone manufacturing industry.
The swift advance of artificial intelligence in politics is already blurring the boundaries between fact and fake.
A man falsely accused of theft in a state he said he had never even visited.
The Biden administration has been trying to choke off use of hacking tools made by the Israeli firm NSO. It turns out that not every part of the government has gotten the message.
Stanford HAI's new report also dedicates multiple chapters to the impact of AI on society.
University of Washington researchers have created a prediabetes screening tool that taps the capacitive touch-sensing capabilities of smartphones to measure blood glucose levels.
U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers have created a new digital hurricane modeling technique that more accurately simulates storm trajectory and wind speeds.
A recent police conference in Dubai showcased next-generation surveillance technologies for use by law enforcement agencies across the globe.
Ultimately, though, Hinton says artificial intelligencew has a lot of potential to help make people's jobs easier.
Computers have been digital for half a century. Why would anyone want to resurrect the clunkers of yesteryear?
Even as software grows increasingly complex, artificial intelligence helps to simplify and automate coding tasks.
Software can improvise on the spot to accompany the performance of live musicians.
Finding novel materials needs more than pure machine learning.