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Looking to provide recycled heat, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft have started connecting, or announced plans to connect, major data centers to district heating systems in Ireland, Denmark, and Finland.
Video game designers and cancer researchers have teamed up at the University of Cambridge's IMAXT Laboratory to turn spreadsheet data into highly detailed virtual reality imagery of cancer cells.
Security researcher Matthias Marx successfully bid on eBay for a Secure Electronic Enrollment Kit, which contained the names, nationalities, photographs, fingerprints, and iris scans of 2,632 people, including terrorists.
Quantum researchers at Ford modeled crucial electric vehicle battery materials using a quantum computer.
Google's management issued a "code red" in response to the release of OpenAI's ChatGPT and its potential to disrupt the tech industry, and Google's search business.
Universities are struggling to make sense of their vast administrative datasets, according to researchers Christine L. Borgman at UCLA and Amy Brand at MIT.
An international research team led by Markus Weinmann at the University of Cologne identified online fraudsters by their mouse movements, which were found to be longer and more deliberate than those of honest users.
Artificial intelligence software is changing movie-making, including recreating filmed scenes by altering an actor's face to match newly recorded dialogue.
An open-source software program developed by researchers at Duke and other universities lets users take drawings or digital models of rounded shapes and turn them into 3-D structures made of DNA.
Corporate technology leaders looking to cut costs are turning to industry-specific cloud platforms that provide purpose-built digital tools for companies in a given industry.
A study by Stanford University's Kwabena Boahen proposes a method that would allow neural networks to run on watts drawn from a smartphone battery instead of megawatts of power in the cloud.
Police forces worldwide are tapping technologies developed for coronavirus contact tracing for mass surveillance.
Universities need new ways to assess and respond to threats to academic integrity posed by AI tools that students could use to cheat on written assignments.
Russia has accelerated its jamming of GPS satellites around Moscow, apparently to deter long-range strikes by Ukrainian drones, according to GPSJam.
Every year around Christmas time, Donald Knuth gives a special lecture for a small audience at Stanford University, and to a larger audience online. This year's lecture, the first in three years, was greeted with an extra sense…
Researchers found that the brain's demand and language systems encode specific code properties that correlate with machine-learned representations.
The fashion industry is tapping digital technologies to cut waste and modernize.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert advising online users to install and use ad blockers.
A new computer-derived marker for coronary artery disease is based on machine learning and clinical data from electronic health records.
Researchers have developed a robotic system consisting of ultrasoft liquid robots comprised mainly of water.
Google has started beta testing hosting of digital driver's licenses and state ID cards for its Wallet application on Android, which will be exclusive to Maryland.
An information technology director was put on leave for negligence after Suffolk County officials released the results of their investigation.
The Qu-Pilot Specific Grant agreement is part of a broader Framework Partnership agreement approved by the European Union earlier this year .
As the owner of Twitter, following his purchase of the company for $44 billion (€41.4 billion) in October, no one could have forced him to step down as CEO.
World Wide Web inventor and 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Tim Berners-Lee founded the startup Inrupt with John Bruce to help users reclaim their personal data.
Researchers developed the BreatheSmart algorithm to analyze a person's movements and determine whether they have difficulty breathing via Wi-Fi routers and devices.
Roughly human in shape, Moxi robots have been deployed in at least three Chicago-area hospitals amid a shortage of medical workers.
While lucrative jobs may be the primary driver of demand in computer science, there are other reasons that students are pouring into these programs.
Federal Trade Commission seeks to prevent social-media company from acquiring Within Unlimited.