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Russia's Ministry of Communications announced a successful test of a nationwide alternative to the Internet and claimed ordinary users did not detect any changes.
Scientists at the University of Bristol and the Technical University of Denmark have developed chip-scale devices that are able to harness the applications of quantum physics by generating and manipulating single light particles…
Apple has formally opened its bug bounty program to all researchers and outlined the program's rules on its website. The maximum available bounty is $1.5 million.
Israel is entering the international quantum arms race, allocating approximately $350 million in an initiative to be a key quantum player over the next decade.
Data shows that education technology in the United States has a negative impact at a range of grade levels.
India's government has approved the building and installation of 11 new supercomputers at research institutes across the country based on indigenously developed processors.
Dozens of colleges across the United States are using short-range phone sensors and campuswide Wi-Fi networks to monitor students' academic performance, analyze their conduct, or assess their mental health.
Chinese researchers have developed a set of algorithms that significantly improves the accuracy of detecting space junk in earth's orbit.
Apple Inc. has a secret team working on satellite technology that the iPhone maker could use to beam Internet services directly to devices, bypassing wireless networks, according to people familiar with the work.
Facebook is building an operating system from scratch so that its hardware is not at the mercy of Google and the Android operating system.
The World Health Organization's decision in May 2019 to add "gaming disorder" to its official catalog of illnesses has been called a vindication by some, though others claim there is no evidence video games are inherently addictive…
A report from Israeli security firm Upstream paints a grim picture of the state of vehicular cybersecurity.
A study evaluating 16 popular password meters found these tools offer "inconsistent and misleading" advice that could elevate the risk of cyberattack.
U.S. President Donald Trump nominated computer scientist and Arizona State University vice president Sethuraman Panchanathan to be director of the U.S. National Science Foundation.
Apple, Google, and Amazon are partnering to improve smart home technology.
A study found most commercial facial recognition algorithms are biased, and falsely identify African-American and Asian faces 10 to 100 times more frequently than Caucasian faces.
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence tool that could help social media networks and news organizations screen out fake news.
Progress in artificial intelligence belies a lack of transparency that is vital for its adoption, says Gary Marcus, coauthor of "Rebooting AI"
Researchers have developed a risk adjustment model to predict how frenquently elderly people will seek treatment from a healthcare center or hospital.
New computer algorithms that can detect biosynthetic gene clusters by analyzing and interpreting metagenomic sequencing data from the tissues or excretions of human subjects.
The Columbus, OH, City Council approved a program that will ask 1,300 residents to equip their vehicles with "connected" technology that allows them to communicate with each other and with traffic signals.
A new single-armed robotic system is equipped with an artificial intelligence algorithm, in order to perform materials science design tests.
Researchers are using convolutional neural networks pre-trained on faces from the largest visual database of families to date, to identify people's relatives.
Finland plans to teach 1% of the European Union population (more than 5 million people) basic artificial intelligence (AI) skills via a free online course.
Social housing nonprofit New Story is using a giant three-dimensional (3D) printer to create the world’s first 3D-printed neighborhood in a rural section of Tabasco, Mexico.
Macerich, one of the largest mall operators in the U.S., is offering "Santa HQ 5.0" at 15 of its malls across the country.
Major Internet companies have come to see bitcoin technology as a potential solution to many challenges.
Startup Plus.ai has completed the first commercial freight cross-country trip by an autonomous truck.
Researchers used a brain-computer interface to reconstruct English words from neural signals recorded in the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys.
A new report says $25 billion—and a more welcoming attitude toward foreign talent—is needed to keep the U.S. in the technology race with China.