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Since the Wright brothers first took to the skies of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 1903, first flights have been important milestones in the life of any vehicle designed for air travel.
At a high-level briefing at the Federal Aviation Administration on March 28, officials revealed "black box" data from Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 indicated that the Boeing 737 MAX's flight software had activated an anti-stall…
Researchers warn of the potential for unregulated aerial drones to threaten citizens.
Technology solutions increasingly are being employed to enable more efficient and intelligent agriculture.
A new system could make self-driving technology easier to evaluate in the lab and ensure more reliable safety before expensive road testing.
In the U.S., the unadjusted pay gap registers at 21.4%, meaning women make just $0.79 for every $1 men earn, according to Glassdoor's most recent gender pay gap data analysis.
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education cited new research as the top paper of the past 50 years.
Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, who heads both the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command, usually doesn't say much in public.
A new study reveals asteroid impacts on ancient Mars could have produced key ingredients for life if the Martian atmosphere was rich in hydrogen.
Before the Internet of Things becomes a pervasive reality, technology experts and public safety professionals are airing their concerns about cyber-physical security.
The International Longshore & Warehouse Union is fighting a Danish firm's plan to use unmanned vehicles to move shipping containers around the Los Angeles port terminal.
Research at Google has found that artificial intelligence algorithms can help eye doctors make more accurate diagnoses.
Researchers have found mobile health apps pose unprecedented risk to consumers' privacy because of their ability to collect and share user data.
A competition of self-driving snowplows.
People.cn, the online unit of China's influential People's Daily, is boosting its numbers of human internet censors backed by artificial intelligence to help firms vet content on apps and adverts, capitalizing on its unmatched…
Xia Zhou, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College, has been awarded the ACM SIGMOBILE's RockStar Award.
Two young computer hackers won $35,000 and a Tesla Model 3 electric car for finding a bug that let them infiltrate the vehicle's internal Web browser.
Google is using a 12-acre plot on the outskirts of Toronto to build a city of the future.
Activists from 35 countries met in Germany this week to urge a ban on lethal autonomous weapons, ahead of new talks on such weapons in Switzerland.
United Parcel Service and drone manufacturer Matternet launched a drone delivery service this week by transporting a medical sample between North Carolina hospitals.
Students eating habits have changed since the deployment of 25 semi-autonomous delivery robots from Starship Technologies on the George Mason University campus in January.
Researchers investigating Android devices have discovered a complex ecosystem of device manufacturers, mobile operators, app developers, and providers.
Nvidia it is working with German standards body TÜV SÜD to develop a kind of driver's license for self-driving cars.
Researchers created a swarm of disc-shaped robots inspired by living cells, that can join together, squeeze through gaps, and keep moving even if many of its parts fail.
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A recently published study warns that new artificial intelligence technology designed to enhance healthcare is vulnerable to misuse.
Bengio, Hinton, and LeCun ushered in major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
A new virtual reality documentary allows the viewer to experience it from a range of viewpoints.
Superstats provides a combination of statistical metrics that use data science to give a context to every event in a cricket match.