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Scientists are learning more about what makes robots and chatbots engaging.
Graphical processing units have emerged as a major powerhouse in the computing world, unleashing huge advancements in deep learning and AI.
Somewhere in California, Google is building a device that will usher in a new era for computing.
Security experts often talk about the importance of educating people about the risks of "phishing" e-mails containing links to malicious websites. But sometimes, even awareness isn't enough.
A new computational system can use cellphone location data to infer urban mobility patterns.
Aalto University researchers have developed a method that enables antennas to make the shift from the analog to the digital world.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University say they have developed a method for making two-dimensional materials that could lead to new properties for nitrides.
Artificial intelligence software developed by researchers at the Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas can accurately predict breast cancer risk.
It's probably just a piece of cosmic spam, the astrophysical equivalent of butt dialing. But nobody really knows for sure.
Bringing computer science to art history.
Since Edward Snowden stepped into the limelight from a hotel room in Hong Kong three years ago, use of the Tor anonymity network has grown massively.