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The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has announced new reporting mandates for pipeline operators following the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline.
Apple later this year will launch features that enable hand gesture-based control of Apple Watches, and eye-motion control of iPads.
Legislation passed by the lower house of Germany's parliament would permit driverless vehicles on that nation’s public roads by 2022.
Researchers have developed a slender robot finger with tactile sensing capabilities that can help locate and identify buried objects.
A full fix for the "Half-Double" technique will require rethinking how memory semiconductors are designed.
The virus-tracing effort raises questions about the power of Big Tech to set global standards for public health tools.
Microsoft said the hacking group known as Nobelium targeted over 150 organizations worldwide in the last week.
Clearview AI has been marketing facial recognition software to law enforcement around the country. In Minnesota, some agencies are finding out the technology doesn't work the way it's marketed, raising concerns for privacy advocates…
Facebook's WhatsApp mobile-messaging service sued India's government to block new regulations that would force the company to enable outside parties to trace people's messages.
Auto insurer Geico has partnered with Tractable Ltd. to use artificial intelligence (AI) to obtain accurate damage estimates more quickly in an effort to speed up vehicle repairs.
Researchers found XCSSET malware has been exploiting a newly discovered zero-day vulnerability to bypass macOS security defenses and take screenshots without the user's permission.
The EU has released plans to strengthen its three-year-old voluntary code of practice on online disinformation.
The release comes a week after the health system's information services were shut down by hackers.
About 130 jurisdictions globally have implemented data protection laws, often seen as a starting point for the regulation of artificial intelligence.
Its campaign is part of a global wave of actions by governments that are testing how far they can go to control online speech.
ACM has named the recipients of four awards, chosen by peers for technical achievements that advance research and industry, and which create a basis for transformative technologies.
The wide availability of high-performance computing accessed through the cloud is fostering creativity worldwide.
Warehouses are deploying robots to offset staff shortages and deliver orders rapidly as online demand for products surges due to the pandemic.
The U.S. Army is training on a new night-vision system that generates a videogame-like view of a scene.
A new machine learning system for driverless cars uses an end-to-end mapless driving framework that taps raw Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data for autonomous navigation.
However, the decision to operate such scheme did not itself breach the European convention on human rights, it says
Government funding is needed to unlock private capital for chip invest, suggests U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo.
The development of self-driving vehicles has become a goal that only the most well-heeled companies are currently pursuing.
With consumer drone use surging in U.S. airspace above critical sites like airports, federal agencies are acting to address potential safety and security issues.
Researchers say digital twin technology can play a significant role in predictive and precision medicine and in improving decision-making for aerospace systems.
The U.S. wants to make sure it has a prominent seat at the table as the rules of future cross-border payments are drawn.
The new 5G networks increase hacker access to the Internet of Things.
Critics grapple with Biden's Cybersecurity Safety Review Board plan.
A new Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system can enhance weak signals reflected off faraway objects.