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Washington State University researchers have evaluated the threat presented by Internet-linked devices connected to the U.S. electric power grid.
Researchers at Princeton University have found that two-factor authentication is easily hackable and could put millions of people at risk.
A local election in the Seattle area is serving as a test of a mobile-voting system.
Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car project is expanding testing of its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans and long-haul trucks to roads in Texas and New Mexico.
Global economy expert Indermit Gill predicts the global leader in artificial intelligence in 2030 will go on to rule the planet for the balance of this century.
Employer review website Glassdoor's report on the 50 best jobs in the U.S. for 2020 includes 20 technology professions, which also filled the top seven spots.
The U.S. National Science Foundation estimated China's research and development funding is rapidly catching up to that of the U.S.
Seeking alternatives to silicon as Moore’s Law approaches its end.
Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.
The company hopes to commercialize it in the financial industry
The testing of facial recognition technology by police in the U.K. has provoked outrage.
The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly plans to permanently ground a civilian drone fleet, because the approximately 1,000 drones are partly sourced from China.
Columbia Engineering and Columbia Law School researchers havew developed a fault-based liability rule for regulating autonomous vehicle manufacturers and human drivers.
Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev spent three years developing machine learning technology to spot corruption in its business partners.
Researchers at Finland’s University of Jyvaskyla have taught computers to identify individuals by their dance style.
Researchers have developed a brain-inspired disordered network for detecting ordered patterns, which uses "hopping conduction" to reach solutions without predesigned elements.
The computing power required for AI landmarks, such as recognizing images and defeating humans at Go, increased 300,000-fold from 2012 to 2018.
Items seized after woman offered them for loan to university.
A study found machine learning artificial intelligence is as accurate as physicians in detecting changes in clinical states from patients' speech.
Some big technology companies and startups have found their progress on quantum computing remains in the early stages, despite years of substantial investment.
The University at Buffalo's Christopher McNorgan has developed a computer model of the human brain that more accurately simulates brain-impairment patterns than previous techniques.
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.
Danielle Citron, a privacy scholar who has done pioneering work in combating hate crimes and other abuses in cyberspace, has been named a 2019 MacArthur fellow.
Proof at the nexus of pure mathematics and algorithms puts 'quantum weirdness' on a whole new level.
Researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyzes students' emotions to measure their engagement level in a class.
Start-up Mojo Vision is developing augmented reality contact lenses to allow wearers access to the Internet in real time.
Stanford University researchers affixed actual pigeon feathers to a robot to allow it to fly like a bird.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
National University of Singapore researchers have developed an upgrade to wearable health monitors that can read the pH of wearers' sweat.
Germany’s Bundesliga professional football (soccer) league is making Amazon its official technology provider, providing statistics (among other things) for the soccer league's TV broadcasts and digital products.