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Malaysian precision farming solutions provider IRGA has developed a palm oil harvesting tool that could help the industry manage a chronic labor shortage.
Some investors expect trucks to overtake cars in becoming fully autonomous and profitable, as trucks face fewer regulatory and technological barriers to deployment.
Scientists at Scotland's Heriot-Watt University and University of Edinburgh have developed train-cleaning robots to shield staff against infections and prevent delays.
Protecting data while it is in use, rather than at rest or in flight.
Much of the Internet, from Amazon's cloud to connected TVs, is riddled with the log4j vulnerability, and has been for years.
A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them.
It's simple enough for AI to seem to comprehend data, but devising a true test of a machine's knowledge has proved difficult.
South Korea in January plans launch a pilot project to track the movements of persons infected with COVID-19 and anyone with whom they had close contact
Scientists have integrated high-fidelity operations on encoded quantum data with a scalable framework for repeated data stabilization.
DHL's supply-chain unit has doubled the number of robots it uses in the U.S. to about 1,500 ahead of the holidays, in addition to hiring 15,000 seasonal workers.
Florida Atlantic University researchers found that gunshot sound detector systems misclassified 75% of plastic bag popping sounds as gunshot sounds.
A new machine learning approach could speed up vehicle routing algorithms, which tend to slow down when applied to large urban datasets.
A U.N. conference made little headway on limiting development and use of killer robots, prompting stepped-up calls to outlaw such weapons with a new treaty.
The app says it is working to diversify the content it pushes to individual users in order to protect their mental well-being.
University of Western Australia scientists have created a robot fish to terrify the invasive mosquitofish species by mimicking its most feared predator.
Scientists designed a machine learning model to identify medical treatments that could pose greater potential danger than alternatives.
Dice's Tech Jobs Report suggests employers are eager to hire people "who understand the core concepts of software development and project management."
Researchers at South Korea's Ajou University have built a highly dexterous robotic hand that can handle eggs gently, pour drinks, and crush aluminum cans.
What it said was startling.
California's Department of Motor Vehicles said Thursday that it has been contacted by Waymo and that the company will file a crash report within 10 days, as required.
The bizarre robots look like cobbled-together Tetris pieces. A new system "evolves" them to run, climb, and throw stuff better.
Artificial intelligence technology is being used to enable autonomous drones exploring the deep ocean to navigate using currents instead of fighting them.
A neuromorphic robot can navigate mazes using a human brain-like model.
Researchers come up with a machine learning method to reduce the amount of memory required for Internet of Things devices.
Researchers used agent-based modeling to explore political polarization in the U.S. and possible preventive approaches.
Xerox will use Oracle's cloud-computing infrastructure and software as a digital backbone for a swathe of ventures being developed in its business incubator.
The next Internet revolution is upon us—here's why it matters.
Australia is building "Earth's Black Box," a reportedly indestructible steel structure containing a real-time archive of climate change news and research.