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The Internal Revenue Service has walked back a requirement for taxpayers to use facial recognition to access their online accounts.
IonQ and DoE are trying to create a stable, domestic pipeline for sourcing the barium qubits used in quantum processors built by IonQ.
Sweeping rules will cover algorithms that set prices, control search results, recommend videos, and filter content.
Copyright law only protects "the fruits of intellectual labor" that "are founded in the creative powers of the human mind," it says.
The Texas Attorney General's Office has filed suit against Facebook for allegedly violating state law with its facial recognition technology.
Researchers trained an algorithm to remove facial tattoos from images, in order to improve facial recognition systems.
Algorithms developed by University of Florida Health researchers employ artificial intelligence to forecast outcomes from treatments for hepatitis C.
South America contains more than half of the world's reserves of the critical metal that is used in batteries. China is looking for a bigger piece of the pie.
New tools help firefighters identify the dynamics and characteristics of a fire—and respond more effectively.
Patrick Gelsinger is back running a company he first joined at 18. The chip maker was a Silicon Valley titan that lost its luster. As the world craves chips, the C.E.O. has faith he can fix it all.
"Everything was a lie," said one woman lured into a recent scam.
Explorers have started combing the Weddell Sea for Ernest Shackleton's Endurance, which sank in 1915.
The agency has withheld critical data on boosters, hospitalizations and, until recently, wastewater analyses.
Developers like South African computer scientist Raesetje Sefala hope to combat inequality across Africa by harnessing artificial intelligence AI.
The U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration issued a new rule permitting the use of adaptive LED headlights on U.S. roads.
Researchers found that people have a hard time distinguishing images of human faces created by artificial intelligence from images of real faces.
University of Washington researchers have disproved Google's claims it corrected gender biases for certain job terms in its image search.
Algorithms that use the brain's communication signal can now work on analog neuromorphic chips, which closely mimic our energy-efficient brains.
It is anticipated quantum computing will revolutionize military, economic, and technological affairs and the basis for encryption of the entire Internet.
In the quest to make artificial intelligence that can reason and apply knowledge flexibly, many researchers are focused on fresh insights from neuroscience. Should they be looking to psychology too?
A new test uses a single drop of blood and a smartphone's vibration motor and camera to determine whether blood clots too easily, or not at all.
Researchers at Rice University and Japan's Waseda University have developed a model that simulates the flow of blood through the heart.
A new smartwatch can measure cortisol levels in perspiration.
South Korean researchers used artificial intelligence technology to create what is believed to be the world's first official deepfake political candidate.
Cybersecurity experts agree the recently uncovered Log4Shell software vulnerability is the most dangerous on record.
Mozilla's privacy-heavy browser is flatlining. What it does next is crucial for the future of the web.
There is little evidence of a pandemic-induced surge in automation.
The Google-backed firm taught a reinforcement learning algorithm to control the fiery plasma inside a tokamak nuclear fusion reactor.
A new genetic database was created to identify people who went missing or were adopted illegally during the 1980-1992 war in El Salvador.
Researchers have demonstrated the potential of digital contact tracing technology in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic by modeling wearable sensor deployments.