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Researchers have developed a method for harnessing living cells to perform computations using self-assembling designer RNA circuits.
Researchers have demonstrated that quantum computing could be useful for speeding up the solutions to "semidefinite programs."
Researchers at Salesforce have developed a method that could improve the performance of modern language programs.
The toughest thing to convey to newcomers at the DefCon Voting Village in Las Vegas this weekend? Just how far they could go with hacking voting machines set up on site.
Using technology to make parking easier.
Humanity's farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing…
Loosely modeled after the brain, deep neural networks are spurring innovation across science.
To get computers to think like humans, we need a new artificial intelligence paradigm, one that places "top down" and "bottom up" knowledge on equal footing.
A clutch of companies are changing how work gets done---by using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies.
Software verification helps find the faults, preventing hacks.
Artificial intelligence technologies are being deployed to improve the customer service experience.
Microsoft researcher Charles P. Thacker, awarded the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award, died Monday, June 12, at the age of 74, after a brief illness.