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Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts University neuroscientists have found that reading computer code activates different brain regions than reading language does.
A connection between the coding of cryptocurrencies and their market behavior has been identified by researchers at the U.K.'s City University of London.
Researchers said spyware sold by Israel's NSO Group incorporated a zero-click zero-day exploit that could commandeer iPhones via a flaw in iMessage.
Researchers studied more than 1,600 youths and used algorithms and machine learning tto determine how and when to intervene with regard to substance use disorder in homeless youth.
The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the U.S. Department of Justice and three dozen states.
The software giant has highlighted the strides it made to kill off passwords in 2020, and has stated that it plans to make them a thing of the past for all its customers in 2021.
What the Microsoft case teaches us about antitrust and the power of Big Tech today.
Princeton University researchers have invented a programmable "metasurface" that lets engineers control and focus incoming terahertz waves.
Researchers showed that a small but well-functioning quantum computer was able to solve a small portion of a real logistics problem in the aviation industry.
Researchers warned Wednesday that up to 3 million devices have been infiltrated by malware-impregnated Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions that steal personal data.
Minutes after the government statement, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. warned his administration would impose "substantial costs" on those responsible.
Machine-learning models are trained by low-paid online gig workers. They're not going away—but we can change the way they work, says Saiph Savage.
The search giant is now facing three major antitrust lawsuits.
No weapons were involved, and the plane was steered by a pilot.
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a chip that, with financial backing, could be scaled up and used to build the quantum simulator of the future.
A breakthrough in energy-efficient artificial intelligence.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a Web-based Covid-19 testing impact calculator.
Artificial intelligence predicted the likelihood of Twitter users spreading disinformation, using natural language processing techniques to analyze about 1 million tweets.
Complaints against ride-hailing company Uber bring the issue of gig workers' data rights into sharp relief.
Johns Hopkins University scientists mapped computer programmers' brain activity during coding exercises to uncover the underlying neural processes.
Researchers have developed and built a silicon-based LED that can be integrated directly onto a computer chip.
A dinosaur's brain reconstructed through advanced imaging and three-dimensional modeling suggests the sauropod may have been bipedal and occasionally carnivorous, unlike later relatives.
The footprint-identification technique uses software to track black rhinoceros' movements via smartphone-recorded footprints, in order to protect the animals from poachers.
Recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine may eventually be given digital health credentials in order to travel, go to work or school, visit entertainment venues, and more.
The need for custom options and improved power management in all applications—not just mobile, but PC and cloud—helped Arm beat Intel and win over the world's tech giants and startups alike.
Scientists at the U.K.'s University of Bath have captured 360-degree virtual reality video footage using a commercially available camera on a rotating selfie stick.
Agriculture giant Deere & Co. plans to roll out a system next summer that combines machine vision and machine learning to improve the identification of individual plants and weeds.
IBM researchers have proposed reducing the number of computer bits from the current industry standard of 16 to just four.
Researchers at Hokkaido University and Amoeba Energy in Japan developed an analog computer to find a reliable, speedy solution to the traveling salesman problem.
Encouraged by the pandemic, augmented and mixed realities bring new views to end-users in medicine, industry, and the military.