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Robert Zeidman was awarded $5 million by the arbitration panel.
A study of communications between drivers and cyclists suggests new autonomous vehicle systems must be able to replicate those social interactions to ensure safety on the road.
The Biden administration defined its strategy to drive cutting-edge microchip research.
The U.K. city of Sheffield has transformed its rooftops into an augmented reality-based art display.
The billionaire plans to compete with OpenAI, the ChatGPT developer he helped found, while calling out the potential harms of artificial intelligence.
The development comes as the country grapples with a wave of school attacks.
The legislation includes copyright rules for generative artificial intelligence.
Chip-industry changes threaten U.S. supercomputing.
It's time to reform the U.S. legal system.
Scientists at Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the U.K.'s University of Glasgow led research to help pet parrots communicate with each other through video calls.
Researchers in Austria, Germany, and the U.K. have developed a simple method for manufacturing high-precision aperiodic photonic volume elements (APVEs).
Arizona State University researchers have developed an inflatable drone that can perch on nearly any object.
The small desktop robot GTIbot can be used to monitor older adults' physical and mental well-being, and even recommend exercises.
Concepts and abstraction are key to unlocking AI's full potential.
The U.K. says Microsoft's remedies were not enough to end its concerns.
ACM has named Margo Seltzer of Canada's University of British Columbia the 2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer for her pioneering technical contributions and commitment to service and mentoring.
Yale University researchers have created a robotic hand-arm combination that uses algorithms to optimize its degrees of freedom and control though unified movement.
The costs of hardware required for brain-computer interfaces, particularly electrodes and amplifiers, have made it difficult for researchers outside big tech companies and DIYers to build such devices.
An electrochemical transistor made from balsa wood opens up the possibility of embedding sensors and other electronic devices in plants, which could help in agriculture and forest management.
Multiyear investment in U.S. business includes accessing ChatGPT maker OpenAI's language model, training staff in AI capabilities.
What the Avatar XPrize revealed about the future of telepresence robots.
Videogame companies are using generative artificial intelligence tools to create next-generation games faster, at less cost, and with more advanced interactivity.
The electric poling-assisted additive manufacturing (EPAM) method developed by Purdue Polytechnic Institute researchers combines three-dimensional printing and electric poling into a single process.
Researchers used machine learning to monitor social grooming behavior in wild baboons.
The awards will focus on specific aspects of artificial intelligence research infrastructure and instrumentation.
Hardware, software, and social media companies increasingly must consider the potential social and ethical risks of their products.
Early adopters thought cryptocurrencies would be free from prying eyes, but tracking the flow of funds has become a big business.
Researchers have proposed using brain organoids—spherical masses cultured from neural tissue—as computational systems.
Reddit announced it will begin charging for access to its application programming interface.
Scientists from Slovak security firm ESET found that half of the used routers its researchers purchased for testing were loaded with sensitive corporate information.