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Microsoft has issued a warning over RevengeRAT, a remote access tool that has been used to target aerospace and travel industries with spear-phishing campaigns.
Japan has inoculated just 2.8% of its population.
Immersive coding schools have headed online, where their job orientation is more intense than ever.
Intel's researchers have proven that Horse Ridge could be used to control qubits directly next to the quantum processor.
A new algorithm aims to foster cooperation between information-gathering robot teams.
U.S. police departments are adopting facial recognition technology, despite complaints of wrongful arrests as a result of its use.
A study of emoji use over time found that their use and meaning evolves like language, with changes dictated by context.
People find boxy talking robots humorous and engaging, which may make robotic technology more acceptable in everyday life.
A new artificial intelligence technique more precisely estimates where a finger touches a mobile phone screen, to reduce typing errors.
Two groups of computer scientists created detailed simulations of droplets sprayed by coughs or sneezes, to demonstrate how COVID-19 spreads.
Cloudflare says the CAPTCHA system wastes nearly 500 human years every single day.
Drills involving swarms of drones raise questions about whether machines could outperform a human operator in complex scenarios.
ACM has named Ayanna Howard, dean of the Ohio State University College of Engineering, its 2021-2022 ACM Athena Lecturer.
The National Football League used Amazon Web Services' cloud platform to arrange its just-released 272-game 2021 schedule.
A system developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology automatically cleans "dirty data."
Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have found that tab overload is an issue for many people.
To monitor the spread of Sosnovsky's hogweed, scientists developed an artificial intelligence monitoring system that performs real-time image segmentation onboard drones.
'The AV industry has promised too much for too long, and has delivered too little'
Energy infrastructure has increasingly come under assault, and analysts said the attack that cut off fuel supplies this week should be a "wake-up call."
Two Duke Univesity professors and a graduate student formed a group of researchers dedicated to identifying "strategies for making computing more equitable and inclusive."
The payment was reportedly made soon after the attack began. It wasn't enough to stop the disruption.
Researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed integrated chips that can produce light particles on demand at room temperature.
Deep neural networks can replicate reported associations between gene expression, histology, and computed tomography-derived image features of lung cancer, and identify new ones.
German security researcher stacksmashing was able to break into, dump, and reflash the microcontroller of Apple's AirTag object-location product.
Toshiba's quasi-quantum optimization algorithm on Microsoft's Azure cloud outperforms today's fledgling quantum computer speeds.
President Biden's order places strict new standards on software sold to the government.
Intel and QuTech say they've demonstrated the first instance of high-fidelity two-qubit control using Intel's Horse Ridge cryogenic control chip.
One 'boring but really important' change could improve your security posture significantly. But not everyone does it.
The initiative, which will benefit Johns Hopkins and six other institutions, will be named in honor of Vivien Thomas, best known for his work treating "blue baby syndrome."
Researchers in the Netherlands have demonstrated that a group of autonomous self-learning robots can change what they are doing in response to changing conditions.