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Intelligent beings learn by interacting with the world. Artificial intelligence researchers have adopted a similar strategy to teach their virtual agents new skills.
Scientists have constructed an atomic-scale silicon quantum processor to model the behavior of an organic molecule.
The growing threat of wildfires in the U.S. has created opportunities for technology companies offering artificial intelligence solutions to help bring them under control.
Princeton University's Arvind Narayanan and colleagues found 75% of 120 top-ranked English-language websites permit weak passwords.
Photo- and video-sharing platform Instagram has started using age verification tools to prevent account holders under 18 years old from changing their ages to over 18.
Microsoft India group head and director of government affairs Ashutosh Chadha said cybercrime costs economies more than $6 trillion (Rs. 4.6 crore crore) each year.
Artificial intelligence use is booming, but it's not the secret weapon you might imagine.
National Geographic Museum's virtual-reality experience opens up the Egyptian pharaoh's tomb.
Experts call the device's new feature a slippery slope, comparing it to an episode of 'Black Mirror'
The latest invention follows the team's creation of the first ever quantum transistor in 2012.
A new service for students flags inappropriate or offensive posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram so would-be employers can see them in the best possible light.
Researchers created a probabilistic computer model that rapidly scans the genome of cancer cells to identify cancer-driving mutations.
A new report indicates Mega's file encryption architecture contains fundamental cryptography flaws enabling attackers to launch full key recovery attacks.
Researchers used the Texas Advanced Computing Center's Frontera supercomputer to probe the physics of thought activation in the brain.
Researchers used artificial intelligence to uncover evidence that ancient humans used fire at least 800,000 years ago at the Evron Quarry archaeological site in Western Galilee.
Luna's relaunch might be the ultimate act of chutzpah by the South Korean entrepreneur.
n addition to the $150 million penalty, Twitter agreed to notify users that it misused the security data.
Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information.
And Balenciaga and Thom Browne. Meta opens a new fashion store for the metaverse. Should you shop?
A report published by Microsoft also found that Moscow's disinformation campaign to establish a narrative of the war favorable to Russia was doing better than expected.
Vueron plans to unveil its next generation of Lidar AV platforms within the next few months.
DuckDuckGo isn't as private as you think, facing criticism over its tracking agreement with Microsoft.
One of the most-used tools on the Internet is not what it used to be.
Artificial intelligence researchers have proposed an update to the Turing test for rating the capabilities of AI technology.
Meta agreed to change its advertising technology and to pay a penalty as part of a settlement over allegations it had discriminated against Facebook users.
Researchers vetted the security of blockchain software's distributed ledger technologies for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Researchers applied a hybrid empirical dynamic modeling methodology to predict the effects of climate change and phosphorus pollution on Switzerland's Lake Geneva.
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to read out signals from a superconducting quantum bit (qubit) using laser light, without destroying it.
The researchers say the fabric allows wearers to monitor their heart and breathing in a comfortable way over long periods, and could also be used to communicate.
Tests where you are asked to spot traffic lights or type out wobbly letters may be a thing of the past.