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A University of Chicago program aims to strengthen U.S. election security by enlisting volunteer experts to aid local election officials.
IBM has launched a research partnership with Japanese industry and academia to expedite quantum computing innovations.
Researchers developed and tested an augmented reality headset that helps surgeons remotely guide medics through performing surgery in simulated war zones.
A multi-institutional team of researchers has published Armada, a coding language and tool for high-performance concurrent programs that ensure code is mathematically proven to compute as intended.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday launched its new Mars rover, Perseverance.
The impact of the coronavirus lockdown on the buildout of 5G networks appears to have been minimal.
A big study by the U.S. Census Bureau finds that only about 9% of firms employ tools like machine learning or voice recognition—for now.
The U.K.'s British Computer Society, Royal Statistical Society, and Royal Academy of Engineering have joined forces to develop industry-wide professional standards in data science.
Columbia Engineering researchers have created a technique that could enable multi-materials manufacturing by three-dimensional printing.
Researchers at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) have created a process that uses big data to design new proteins.
Computer scientists commit to climate action.
Among the many things the coronavirus outbreak has highlighted is how fragile our artificial intelligence systems are. We need new approaches to ensure our AI systems remain robust.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers hope their giant atoms lead to a simpler, enhanced form of quantum computers.
Computer makers were caught off guard by the huge surge in demand for laptops, with many retailers and distributors struggling to keep up during the early period of the pandemic.
Ford will use two of Boston Dynamics' Spot robots to help the automaker update the original engineering plans of a transmission manufacturing plant, as a pilot program.
Police use of "geofence" warrants is being disputed by criminal defendants in Virginia and San Francisco, and could be banned by lawmakers in New York.
Artificial intelligence researchers at Stanford University have found that advanced AI systems can work out linguistic principles like grammar by themselves.
A new smart technology can help utilities better serve communities struck by outages.
A small number of devout Muslims are being allowed to participate in the pilgrimage (hajj) to Mecca this year, tailored for the coronavirus pandemic with the latest technology.
Job search firm Hired estimates black technology professionals last year were offered an average yearly wage of $10,000 less than white workers, a minor improvement over the 2018 gap of $11,000.
New Zealand's Statistics minister says the new charter on algorithms is an 'important part of building public trust."
University of Rochester researchers mined Twitter messages to gauge public attitudes and feelings about the Covid-19 pandemic.
Researchers have proposed a technique that can remove attributes like gender from speech data to protect sensitive information.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology initiated the third round of reviewing algorithms submitted to form the core of the first post-quantum cryptography standard.
Researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Scence and Technology found that face masks are causing facial recognition algorithms to fail as much as 50% of the time.
Implementing artificial intelligence through the looking glass of digital anthropology.
A new study finds that while many businesses successfully switched to telecommuting overnight, some serious fine-tuning is needed if WFH is to become permanent.
Conditions are ideal for a massive adoption boost to robotic and software automation technologies.
Despite Google's promise that its smartphone software does not track user locations, governments were surprised to learn location-setting must be active for the software to work with Android phones.
Purdue University engineers have developed a quantum random walk method that could eventually allow computers to sift through data at incredibly fast speeds.