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Researchers have developed a system that brain neurons and artificial neurons to communicate with each other over the Internet.
Researchers have determined that global datacenter energy consumption remained relatively flat across the last decade.
Researchers have developed new molecular virus simulations to help fight influenza.
A multi-institutional collaboration has demonstrated a "surfing attack" that uses ultrasonic waves to hijack voice-recognition systems on cellphones, including those used by Siri and Google.
Employers are providing workers with high-tech tools to help them get more sleep, in the hope of improving productivity and reducing healthcare costs.
The digital services churned out by the world's computer centers are multiplying, but their energy use is not, thanks to cloud computing, a new study says.
As automation comes to retail industries, companies are giving machines more humanlike features in order to make them liked, not feared.
An international study used statistical software to estimate the rate at which cancers evolve.
Researchers at Rutgers University and ExxonMobil have developed a robotic system that can identify potentially harmful contaminants in paint.
Researchers at McAfee have demonstrated that adversarial machine learning can thwart autonomous driving systems.
A study led by researchers in the U.K. used artificial intelligence to measure blood flow in order to forecast death, heart attack, and stroke.
Bluetooth device users seldom suspect they are opening themselves to man-in-the-middle hacker attacks.
The recommendations came after 15 months of consultation with experts on artificial intelligence from industry, government, academia, and the American public.
An AI-enhanced video compression model has shown that deep learning can provide results comparable to established video compression technology.
MIT researchers have developed a scalable metadata-protection scheme to shield the information of millions of users.
Computer security experts continue to express doubts that expensive new voting machines are reliable, considering them almost as risky as earlier discredited electronic systems.
A new Web browser security scheme accelerates Web apps that run within a browser, while keeping those apps within "secure sandboxes" to prevent hijacking by malware.
Researchers at Imperial College London in the U.K. have created a wearable health-tracking sensor for pets and people that can monitor vital signs through apparel, or fur.
Northwestern University researchers have developed a decentralized algorithm that guarantees collision and congestion avoidance, a key step toward controlling fleets of driverless vehicles.
Cheryl Ingstad, the department's first director of its Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office, will oversee the DOE's AI activities
The California Consumer Privacy Act is one of the most stringent and sweeping privacy laws in the country, but may create complications for carmakers and dealerships.
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology jobs.
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
A new system can automatically update factual inconsistencies in Wikipedia articles.
Zoltan Istvan is the latest futurist to run for U.S. president.
Supporters say coding know-how is good for students in an increasingly digital world. Opponents say public schools shouldn't serve as job-training sites for tech companies.
The new principles follow recommendations made last year by the Defense Innovation Board, a group led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
She was one of a group of black women mathematicians at NASA and its predecessor who were celebrated in the 2016 movie "Hidden Figures."
Brown University researchers found 25% of 6.5-million Twitter posts about climate change were likely produced by bots, giving the impression of widespread climate change denial.
Agronomists are using new autonomous robots to help them breed better crops.