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A research team at the University of California, San Diego says it has refined and improved the predictions of Google Flu Trends.
Uber and Carnegie Mellon University are jointly creating a robotics research lab and technology center at the RIDC Chocolate Factory in Pittsburgh.
Stanford University researchers are working to identify hospital patients who may have a genetic disease that causes a deadly buildup of cholesterol in their arteries.
Crowdsourced cybersecurity is gaining ground.
The European Commission is funding an interactive mixed reality downhill ski race as part of the 3D LIVE project.
Within a few weeks we’ll have a huge document full of legalese on the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, to replace the near-200-page order from 2010 that was mostly overturned by a court ruling last year…
At large news agencies where speed is crucial, template-style stories have long been used for company results, allowing journalists to simply key in the relevant facts and numbers and fire off the dispatch.
Hot gas, dust and magnetic fields mingle in a colorful swirl in this new map of our Milky Way galaxy.
For more than 20 years, Ivan H. Deutsch has struggled to design the guts of a working quantum computer.
Each photo we "like", email we send, and search we run creates heat.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Shlomo Zilberstein has been investigating ways of helping semi-autonomous systems to better make decisions.
An original part of one of the United Kingdom's pioneering computers has been donated to a project that is working to rebuild the machine.
Researchers have made a discovery that could lead to the more precise transfer of information in computer chips.
Experts in high-performance computing and science policy called for more funding for supercomputing resources and research.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will not make a dedicated flyby to search for the lost comet lander Philae any time soon, according to a post on the agency's Rosetta blog.
Seven years ago, silicene was little more than a theorist's dream.
The British army is creating a special force of Facebook warriors, skilled in psychological operations and use of social media to engage in unconventional warfare in the information age.
To chat with Andrew Ng I almost have to tackle him.
Last month, Adina Howe took up a post at Iowa State University in Ames. Officially, she is an assistant professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology professor Martina Zitterbart is developing a way to hide data transmitted on smart devices that will run on the Internet of Things.
Pennsylvania State University researchers are studying how smart cameras could eventually guide visually-impaired shoppers to find the items they need.
A disparity exists in the type of computer science education available to students in higher- versus lower-income schools, according to a new survey of U.S. teachers.
University of Missouri researchers suggest the cerebellum may play a critical role in controlling assistive robots for the disabled.
Researchers have demonstrated that new two-dimensional designer materials can be produced to create flexible, transparent, and more efficient electronic devices.
Startups are trying to take advantage of deep learning techniques to improve search results.
Environmentally focused computer scientists at Microsoft Research Cambridge will discuss their work at an upcoming agriculture technology summit.
Last weekend, the University of Pittsburgh Department of Computer Sciences hosted the "She Innovates" hackathon for women.
The artificial-intelligence industry, a field that conjures up images of humanoid robots and self-aware computer systems, is making a comeback at Silicon Valley companies like Scaled Inference Inc.
China had 649 million Internet users by the end of 2014, with 557 million of those using handsets to go online, said a government report on Tuesday, as the world's biggest smartphone market continues its shift to mobile.
Go and Rust are two rising programming languages that have top-of-the-line pedigrees, created by major forces in the technology industry.