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Bounties Network collected tons of garbage from Manila Bay as part of a pilot project that pays a small network of people in digital currency for such trash.
U.S. universities are reevaluating their ties to Chinese artificial intelligence firm iFlyTek, whose voice recognition and analysis products are used by Chinese police.
Word2vec, a neural network technique developed to understand human languages, also can interpret raw cell tower data.
For the first time, every entry in this year's TOP500 list delivers petaflop-level capabilities.
Robotics startup Nuro has announced plans to dispatch robots this fall to deliver Domino's pizzas to customers in Houston.
New open source software simplifies environmental DNA research by allowing scientists to quickly recognize a broad spectrum of species.
A U.K. study found stereotyping of computing as "a male-oriented domain consisting of anti-social 'nerds, geeks, or hackers,'" discourages female students from pursuing the discipline.
Facebook has unveiled a plan to create an alternative financial system that relies on a new cryptocurrency.
Although a fully realized quantum network is still a far-off vision, recent breakthroughs have convinced some physicists that a simple proof-of-principle is imminent.
Putting sound to thought, to hear what the brain is 'hearing.'
Today's facial recognition tools raise new questions about how, where, and when data can be used.
The Dark Web presents new challenges for law enforcement officials.
Ford Motor has opened a research laboratory in Tel Aviv, Israel, to leverage the city's technology ecosystem to develop autonomous vehicles.
Researchers have discovered vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely to retrieve sensitive data stored inside Hardware Security Modules .
Wikipedia, one of the most successful online communities in history, struggles to attract and retain female editors.
Nicholas Diakopoulos has helped to make journalism is increasingly computational.
Uber will start delivering food with drones in San Diego this summer, aiming to test out ways to connect a payload to customers in a dense urban environment where there's no easy way to fly to their front door.
Businesses are tapping the gaming-engine software of "Fortnite" and other videogames for applications ranging from car design to drug discovery. \]
The Uber ride-hailing company is conducting a pilot of restaurant food deliveries via drone in San Diego.
A new algorithm accurately aligns partial trajectories in real time, allowing motion predictors in self-driving cars to accurately anticipate the timing of a person's motion.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time in four decades.
A brain-computer interface developed by researchers at the University of Houston can sense when its user is expecting a reward.
Researchers have developed what they’re calling the first quantifiable cyber agility framework for scoring hackers and cybersecurity defenders over time.
Several projects now underway are using submersible drones to explore the ocean floor.
Art historians are starting to utilize machine learning to provide empirical support for theories previously limited to the subjective eye of the beholders.
A new software application can bring still images to "life."
Voting machine vendor Election Systems & Software has called on Congress to pass legislation requiring paper trails for all votes to protect against hacking.
Stanford University researchers are designing voice-operated virtual assistants that give users more control over personal information.
Klawe made diversity her top priority when she took the helm at Harvey Mudd College 13 years ago.
The U.S. Department of Energy will build at least two new research centers to support quantum information science .