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The pace picks up as Cisco leads the way. Yes, Cisco.
Padded walls, gloomy lighting, and a ceiling with floral wallpaper.
Apple's standoff with the FBI unfolded over the course of several weeks, but ended in a matter of days.
A team from the University of East Anglia will use big data to predict how long people will live.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently announced the $2-million Spectrum Collaboration Challenge.
Security issues involving a mobile browser developed by China-based Internet giant Tencent may be putting millions of users at risk of serious compromise.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Laboratory have designed a robot called Picobug that can fly and walk, and soon will be able to grab things.
Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused to drive itself during a press event at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
What might it look like if you were walking around on Mars?
Stefan Savage of the University of California, San Diego has been selected to receive the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences.
A coding (but not smoking) gun.
Now that the United States government has cracked open an iPhone that belonged to a gunman in the San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting without Apple's help, the tech company is under pressure to find and fix the flaw.
Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds reflects in an interview on what the past wrought and what the future holds for Linux.
Facebook is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to improve the social networking experience for people with disabilities.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers believe analyzing the contents of sewage could provide scientists with new insights into human health.
While this may be the year virtual reality products achieve mainstream consumer acceptance, some athletes already have begun to explore the promise of the technology.
The University of Wisconsin uses its Wisconsin Emerging Scholars in Computer Sciences program to draw women and minorities to the computer science field.
Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., a firm at the center of Wall Street’s trading infrastructure, is about to give the technology behind bitcoin a big test: seeing whether it can be used to bolster the $2.6 trillion repo market…
Early last December, two days after Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik murdered 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, the married couple’s landlord invited the media to tour their home.
Silicon Valley's battle over encryption is heading to Europe.
The Southern Ocean guards its secrets well. Strong winds and punishing waves have kept all except the hardiest sailors at bay.
The U.S. Department of Justice will disclose over the next two weeks whether it will continue with its bid to compel Apple Inc to help access an iPhone in a Brooklyn drug case, according to a court filing on Tuesday.
Online software is helping to thwart plagiarism.
Google Research is letting robots them learn for themselves how to grasp objects.
A new study shows despite progress, women are still thought to lack the qualities needed to be successful scientists.
A new study to address tuberculosis utilizes IBM's World Community Grid, one of the most powerful and fastest virtual supercomputers in the world.
The US government isn't saying whether it will divulge to Apple the method it used to access the locked iPhone seized by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
The Justice Department said Monday that it had found a way to unlock an iPhone without help from Apple, allowing the agency to withdraw its legal effort to compel the company to assist in a mass-shooting investigation.
At one of the busiest shipping terminals in the U.S., more than two dozen giant red robots wheeled cargo containers along the docks on a recent morning, handing the boxes off to another set of androids gliding along long rows…
In a nod to extraterrestrial mountaineers of the future, scientists working on NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.