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A new optical device emits light in one direction, to make fiber communications more efficient.
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming language.
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence program that could greatly accelerate dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) of blood flow.
Researchers have proposed a new technique for permanently altering survey datasets to shield consumers’ privacy, while retaining a reasonable degree of accuracy.
Artificial Intelligence software helps citizens end-run censors.
The first woman to win this top communications science award, Goldsmith was honored for her groundbreaking work to deliver high-performing cellular and Wi-Fi services.
A new system taps human muscle signals via wearable sensors to pilot a robot.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have created a device to help simulate the feel of objects in virtual reality.
Researchers have found that giving smart assistant users the option to adjust settings for privacy or content delivery, or both, does not necessarily increase trust in the device.
The COVID-19 pandemic's disruption to elections worldwide has rekindled interest in voting online, but experts warn it would be too vulnerable to breaches and cyberattacks.
Social enterprises like Circle have initiated programs to improve women's job prospects in Pakistan's information technology sector.
Thermal imaging may be used to identify those suspected of having the coronavirus, but civil liberties experts warn such systems will monitor some who may not know or consent to being watched.
Eight members of ACM were among the 120 members and 26 international members elected to the National Academy of Sciences this week.
Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have developed a semi-autonomous robot that can quickly disinfect large surfaces.
Researchers in Japan have developed a new annealer architecture to handle combinatorial optimization problems.
CaixaBank in Spain has created a machine learning algorithm to calculate customer credit risk using quantum computing technology.
Intel is chipping away at quantum computing with its Horse Ridge cryogenic control chip.
To maintain trust, governments must put much-needed artificial intelligence governance architectures in place.
"We saw that business double overnight," startup says of UK grocery deliveries.
Finnish data security expert Harri Hursti worries the U.S. voting system is rife with unpatched vulnerabilities that leave it susceptible to election rigging.
A "pandemic drone" is being tested by police in Westport, CT,
Researchers have developed a method of incorporating electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics to create clothes that monitor vital signs.
A robot is being used at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard University to handle remote triage of patients suspected of having COVID-19.
Researchers combined two techniques—radio frequency (RF) photonics sensing and quantum metrology—to give sensor networks a never-before-achieved level of precision.
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence system to detect Twitter bots based on differences in the patterns of Tweeting activity of real and fake accounts.
With the pandemic having shut down production, companies are asking ad agencies to create commercials made up of digitally altered footage.
A ball-shaped robot is helping astronauts on the International Space Station manage tasks, stress, and the isolation of living 200 miles above our planet’s surface.
Teams of workers at the Belgian port of Antwerp are preparing to test a bracelet designed to help contain the coronavirus pandemic by enforcing social distancing.
Apple will patch a flaw that iPhones and iPads may have harbored for years.
Leading researchers have proposed a system of financially rewarding users to spot bias in algorithms.