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Unmanned aircraft crash. In fact, they crash a lot—though there's no recent specific data, the Congressional Research Service reported last year that despite improvements, "the accident rate for unmanned aircraft is still far…
Researchers have demonstrated a flexible lithium-ion battery that continues to work even when stretched, folded, twisted, and mounted on a human elbow.
SRT Appguard software scans every selected app installed on Android-based smartphones and tablets and indicates its real behavior
Researchers are developing an artificial brain using memristors, electronic microcomponents that imitate natural nerves.
I.B.M.'s Watson beat "Jeopardy" champions two years ago. But can it whip up something tasty in the kitchen?
Guided by collective intelligence, teams of small, simple robots could soon accomplish amazing feats.
Symantec says $110 billion annually while McAfee says $1 trillion. Why can't anyone agree?
Computer models may help neurologists unlock the secrets of brain disorders, from Alzheimer's to cancer.