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The Pentagon, intelligence agencies, nuclear labs, and Fortune 500 companies use software found to have been compromised by Russian hackers. The sweep of stolen data is still being assessed.
A spokesman said the Department of Homeland Security is aware of reports of a breach and is currently investigating the matter.
There are many brilliant women at the forefront of artificial intelligence today.
In one of the most sophisticated and perhaps largest hacks in more than five years, email systems were breached at the Treasury and Commerce Departments. Other breaches are under investigation.
His ALOHAnet, designed a half-century ago in Hawaii, was a precursor to the technology used in today's smartphones and home WiFi networks.
Amazon plans to help train 29 million people worldwide to work in the cloud by 2025.
A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
An autonomous flying drone called the Smellicopter uses a live antenna from a moth to navigate toward smells.
Rice University researchers have invented a more efficient method for preventing the online spread of misinformation on social media.
Visually impaired people can enjoy Christmas lights in Madrid through a mobile application from researchers at Spain's Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Machine-learning models are trained by low-paid online gig workers. They're not going away—but we can change the way they work, says Saiph Savage.
Advances in technology may come to a corner near you, easing traffic and possibly helping the environment.
Kaspersky cybersecurity researchers revealed a previously undiscovered in-memory Windows backdoor for executing remote malware and stealing data.
A rethink of home design may be needed to accommodate remote drone delivery, which could reconfigure entire neighborhoods to establish designated drone airspace and traffic patterns.
Researchers have demonstrated a new neuromorphic computing approach.
The ability to pay touch-free during the Coronavirus pandemic is persuading more consumers and retailers to go contactless.
Today, C may be a lingua franca among programmers. This is its (abridged) history.
Claims target social-media giant's past acquisitions, tactics against competitors.
Ordinary online users are being conscripted by Silicon Valley technology companies to produce three-dimensional digital maps of the world.
Companies are attempting to trap hackers by enticing them with deception technology.
Researchers at Harvard University and Germany's Technische Universität Berlin analyzing how "fair" ranking algorithms affect gender uncovered inconsistent ranking of job candidates.
Stanford University engineers investigating how altering peoples' moods affect their trust in a smart speaker were surprised by their results.
Despite pilot studies demonstrating that smartphone applications can slow Covid-19 transmission, buy-in from people and states is lacking.
Internet of Things security firm Forescout uncovered 33 flaws in seven open source TCP/IP stacks that potentially leave millions of IoT devices vulnerable.
"We are witnessing an attack by a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities," FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia said in a blog post.
Optical interconnects take aim at Moore’s law.
Covid-19 vaccines from Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and others in Phase III clinical trials may not be as effective in people of Black or Asian genetic ancestry as they are in white people.
Officials in Jackson, MS, are expanding police surveillance by permitting live feeds from private security cameras to be sent to the city's real-time command center.
A Philadelphia-based pilot study tested an application for volunteers, which alerts them to opioid overdoses requiring naloxone.
"Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade," a database collecting archives and entries documenting the lives of those who were enslaved, owned slaves, or participated in slave trading, launched on Dec. 1.