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Researchers have developed a three-dimensionally printed smart finger ring that potentially could replace house keys, wallets, health insurance cards, and more.
Germany's economy and science ministries announced an approximately €2-billion ($2.4-billion) allocation to develop the country's first competitive quantum computer.
A new navigation system aims to improve the ability of robots to navigate busy clinical environments, especially hospital emergency departments.
U.S. users have opted out of application tracking nearly all of the time following Apple's release of iOS 14.5 in April.
The Biden administration will prioritize cybersecurity in the distribution of $1 billion in technology modernization funds signed into law by Congress in March.
A unique scaffolding material for engineered tissues can be altered to grow natural tissue.
A study of digital mental health interventions for adolescents and young people found mixed results when it comes to their effectiveness.
Barbara Simons and the issues with Internet voting.
While a variety of industries struggle with supplies, semiconductor experts say there are plenty of new ideas and, most surprising, start-ups.
The university accused 17 students of cheating on remote exams, raising questions about data mining and sowing mistrust on campus.
Computer scientists have designed a shoe with ultrasonic sensors that can detect obstacles and emit vibrations to warn blind and visually impaired wearers.
A new computational model shows similarities in the way insects and mammals learn.
A study analyzing 73 "utility" apps for school districts found that nearly two-thirds of them share some student data with third-party marketing companies.
Researchers have developed a prototype wearable system controlled by teeth-tapping gestures.
A study by computer scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada considered ways for people to control their personal digital data after they die.
Musicians and human rights groups have called on Spotify to estop use of a recently developed speech recognition tool it developed for suggesting songs.
While the impact has been limited so far, some energy analysts warned of possible shortages and higher prices as the suspension continues.
The attack on top U.S. operator Colonial Pipeline appears to have been carried out by an Eastern European-based criminal gang.
IBM has unveiled what it is calling the world's first 2-nanometer chipmaking technology.
Researchers printed encoded data using a carbon nanoparticle-based ink that can be read only by an artificial intelligence model when exposed to ultraviolet light.
Many top-rated fertility apps collect and share personal information without the knowledge or permission of users, according to a new study.
Millions of U.K. households use old broadband routers that hackers could exploit.
An artificial neural network can autonomously recognize and quantify the edges of glaciers in satellite images with far greater reliability than humans.
The New York Police Department has abruptly terminated its deployment of a robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics after several incidents prompted allegations of invasive surveillance and overreach.
A study by researchers at the University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, and Temple University identified cybersecurity weaknesses that could threaten the safety of connected and automated electric vehicles.
Cryptographic algorithms called zero-knowledge proof protocols are a mathematical method that enables the owner of an ML model to generate a succinct proof to demonstrate with overwhelming probability that something is true without…
A thesis defended at Spain's Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) analyses the structural patterns of complex systems such as social networks.
More than 200 organizations across Belgium, including the government and parliament, were affected by a DDoS attack that overwhelmed them with bad traffic.
The tech company tested the prompts last year and said they led to fewer offensive replies on its service. So, it's rolling them out widely.
A multi-institutional team of researchers used supercomputers to plot the most likely migration routes of ancient humans across Australia.