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Six autonomous six-seater shuttles will be offering free rides around a one-mile loop of New York's Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Artificial intelligence has become a major source of economic value, contributing as much as $2 trillion to today's global economy. Sophisticated machine learning technology is driving this growth, but not everyone is investing…
The idea of creating digital twins to simulate real-world systems isn't new, but the concept is advancing rapidly.
Researchers create an artificial intelligence agent that explains its reasoning.
The growing challenges to digital phone forensics.
Intensive care units are using artificial intelligence to save patients by helping staff respond faster.
The open-source Julia language combines the speed of "compiled" languages such as Fortran and C with the interactivity and syntax of "scripting" languages such as Python, Matlab, and R.
A new smartphone virus scanner could help medical professionals track the spread of diseases.
The benefits of genetic engineering tool CRISPR have been widely discussed. But what if something goes wrong?
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a security advisory for small planes warning of a hacking exploit if someone physically accesses the aircraft.
University of Houston researchers have developed a flexible wearable electronics patch that translates the wearer's movements and other instructions to a robot.
Researchers in the U.K. have found that 9.8% of computer science undergraduates dropped out before completing their degree.
Iowa State University researchers created a computational model to assess how tree shading and air flow affects building temperature in extreme heat.
Researchers from Tsinghua University in China have developed a self-driving bicycle.
"What does the data say?"
Recent Pew Research Center surveys have found that the public has a number of criticisms of technology and social media companies.
Curiosity often breeds innovation, which was precisely the case with Grace Murray Hopper.
Northeastern University hopes to improve women's representation in technology with its newly established Center for Inclusive Computing.
Researchers have developed software that can identify false facial expressions.
Facebook is collaborating with academia to develop a non-invasive technique to type words onto a computer directly from a user's brain.
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have determined that hackers could target Internet-connected cars and freeze traffic, creating extremely disruptive gridlock in major cities.
Schools and summer camps throughout the U.S. are using facial recognition to bolster security and provide other services for campers and parents.
Researchers used immersive virtual reality to study the effects of people talking to themselves as if they were another person.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute have developed an algorithm that could improve the accuracy of searches in microbial and metagenomic databases.
Fujitsu Australia will upgrade the power of Australia's fastest computer 10-fold by November.
Malware attacks against mobile devices, especially Android handsets, have ballooned this year.
Autonomous weapons, capable of acting without human oversight, are closer than we think, Walsh believes, and must be banned.
Interactions with robotics teach us more about people.
Self-driving cars will need good communication skills.
A college student discovered a classical computing algorithm that experts overlooked. It promises to change both classical and quantum machine learning.