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A new report suggests where 20 newly created research centers could best revitalize struggling economies and accelerate new technologies
We know the problems and the answers. So why do so few organizations act?
Uber checks that a driver's face matches what the company has on file through a program called "Real-Time ID Check."
The implosion of the exchange FTX shows how an industry built in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis has drifted far from its original ideals.
16 major domestic airports are testing facial recognition tech to verify IDs — and it could go nationwide in 2023.
China's police used an advanced surveillance system to track protesters who rallied against the government's pandemic policies this past week.
Researchers tested Facebook's automated moderation system by submitting ads around Election Day that contained direct threats against election workers.
An international team of researchers has engineered the most accurate supercomputer animation of the cosmos' early evolution to date.
Automating some warehouse functions could let the giant do more with its existing workforce—or the retailer may not require all the humans it employs today.
ACM A.M. Turing award recipient Geoffrey Hinton envisions a "mortal" neuromorphic computer combining hardware and software.
OpenAI has developed a Minecraft-playing bot that can build pixelated tools and buildings in the game via a combination of imitation and reinforcement learning.
Physicists created a quantum experiment to study the dynamics of a specific type of theoretical wormhole that can predict quantum gravity.
App store comment sections were overrun with users saying they were hit with hidden fees, high interest rates, and predatory repayment terms after they signed up for the loans.
Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.
Twitter's defense of its legal immunity and ability to moderate comes as its new owner, Elon Musk, has been rapidly shifting the platform's content policy.
Online regulators tell big tech companies to expand censorship of information on demonstrations and take steps to curb the virtual private networks used to bypass online controls.
Neural rendering harnesses machine learning to paint pixels.
Musk has signaled an interest in rolling back many of Twitter's previous rules meant to combat misinformation.
Quantum computing, machine learning, and contact lens polymers combined to dramatically reduce energy costs.
Musk, who had said the company was trying to sabotage Twitter, met with Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook, on Wednesday.
Digital technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and holograms allow museums and other institutions to preserve historical events and tell stories in an engaging way.
Drawing inspiration from nature to enable complex behaviors.
Ideas for quantum computing change the way we think about space and time.