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At least 13 of Washington State's departments and commissions reportedly have been hit by a sophisticated malware attack.
A study by Google and Gallup found two-thirds of parents and guardians of U.S. students in grades seven through 12 consider computer science important or very important for their children to learn.
Researchers have developed a three-dimensional biometric authentication methodology based on the veins in one's fingers.
A study found that half of young women who enter the tech workforce exit it by age 35.
Researchers last week announced successful test flights of drones carrying a human organ and tissue in Las Vegas.
The cities of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Helsinki, Finland, have launched beta versions of artificial intelligence registries.
An artist used machine learning to create the photorealistic portraits.
A new research paper by the Allen Institute for AI says pretrained language models "are prone to generating racist, sexist, or otherwise toxic language, which hinders their safe deployment."
Rutgers University researchers have trained a camera-linked artificial intelligence to read the tactile properties of an object when presented with a photograph or s series of images of it.
Experts warn that smart Internet of Things devices could threaten entire businesses, with a Palo Alto Networks survey finding more devices connecting to business networks over the last year.
Researchers at Tsinghua University in China developed a micro robot that could take advantage of three-dimensional printing technology to lay down new tissues directly inside the human body.
Eyeing the latest solutions in quantum computing.
As seniors find themselves cut off from loved ones during the pandemic, some are turning to automated animals for company.
The Department of Justice proposed new legislation last week to reform a key legal liability shield for the tech industry known as Section 230.
A small study shows artificial intelligence can pick out individuals with coronavirus infections, but ophthalmologists and AI experts say the approach is far from proven to be capable of distinguishing infections with SARS-CoV…
Models are learning how to generate images from captions, a sign that they're getting better at understanding our world.
Georgia election officials say they found a programming error on the state's voting touchscreens that caused a column of candidates in the U.S. Senate special election to vanish when flipping back and forth between screens.
Robots have been deployed at the St. Pancras International train station in London to kill the coronavirus with ultraviolet (UV) light.
More than $44.75 million in bounties was awarded to hackers worldwide over the past year, up 86% year-on-year, according to HackerOne.
The Trump administration announced a research and development agreement on artificial intelligence with the U.K., designed to advance cooperation on development and priorities for AI planning and programming.
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Cambridge have developed a method that builds automatic databases using natural language processing and high-performance computing.
Is DNA the future of data storage?
Upcoming 5G wireless networks that expedite cellphone service may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts.
The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency says an unnamed federal agency has been the victim of a cyberattack in which a hacker accessed its network.
New technologies aim to make it easier to determine whether companies are honoring their commitments regarding responsible land use, emissions reductions, and human rights.
Researchers developed a deep learning algorithm that enabled a curling robot to beat human players.
Spotify, Match Group, Epic Games and others have created a nonprofit alliance that they hope will amplify a protest against the power of the giants.
Drone startups increasingly are being targeted by venture investors, due to expected growth in the sector amid technological advancements and federal approvals.
Zerologon lets anyone with a network toehold obtain the domain-controller password.
Researchers at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a new technique for three-dimensional printing of gels and other soft materials.