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The U.S. National Security Agency is intercepting massive numbers of facial images for use in facial-recognition programs.
Google plans to spend more than $1 billion on a group of satellites designed to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the world.
A team of researchers has created a smartphone app designed to combat sexual harassment.
Graphics specialists are close to developing interactive, photorealistically lifelike digital humans that will transform acting, entertainment, and computer games.
Researchers say they have successfully transmitted data without link layer flow control overloading throughput with retransmission requests.
Recent research has shown the "uncanny valley" hypothesis for human-robot interaction is overstated.
At first glance, the Justice Department's 31-count indictment of five Chinese military officers for hacking into the computers of six American corporations, in order to steal billions of dollars' worth of industrial secrets,…
Leslie Lamport contributed to the theory and practice of building distributed computing systems that work as intended.
New techniques are designed to translate "invisible numbers" into visible images.
A technology inspired by biological principles but 'steamrolled for decades' prepares to take off as Moore's Law approaches its long-anticipated end.
4D printing combines the dimension of time with the hope of building objects with new capabilities.