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Universities on the continent are rapidly losing talent to industry in the United States and China, say scientists behind the initiative.
Donald Trump is speaking Mandarin.
West was among the so-called "Hidden Figures" part of the team who did computing for the U.S. military in the era before electronic systems.
The number of international students enrolling in U.S. graduate programs is falling, according to reports from the U.S. Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C., and the Institute of International Education in New York…
Washington State University researchers have found previously undetected vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips.
Miquela Sousa is a computer-generated character developed as a social media personality that can evolve with the times without aging.
A new design for neural networks lacks traditional stacked layers of simple computational nodes that work together to find patterns in data.
A new network design uses quantum key distribution to secure messages among four users.
A new drone can compress itself to pass through narrow spaces and then revert to its previous shape, all while continuing to fly.
Broken and scorched black by fire, the dense, wedge-shaped marks etched into the ancient clay tablets are only just visible under the soft light at the British Museum. These tiny signs are the remains of the world's oldest writing…
Since 2016, IBM has offered online access to a quantum computer. Anyone can log in and execute commands on a 5-qubit or 14-qubit machine located in Yorktown Heights, New York, from the comfort of their own home.
Many large companies around the world use artificial intelligence-based software to manage millions of call-center conversations.
Researchers used state-of-the-art supercomputers to examine how turbulence in the atmosphere plays out over long periods of time
Canada and France recently announced plans for an international panel to assess the dangers of artificial intelligence and formulate appropriate policies.
Daskalakis' work brings deep theoretical analysis to bear on high-impact problems with direct effects on real-world applications.
NASA's InSight lander isn't camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie—a mosaic made up of 11 images.
The surprise arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., has thrust the company into a political firestorm and deepened a core threat: that more and more countries will blacklist its switches, …
A team of researchers has demonstrated that lossless electrical transfer of magnetically encoded information is possible.
Roboticists at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are teaching Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot Atlas a more natural walking gait.
Researchers in the U.K. have developed an algorithm that can predict "pump-and-dump" cryptocurrency scams prior to their occurrence.
DeepMind's self-learning AlphaZero algorithm has demonstrated superhuman success at complex board games including chess, shogi, and go.
Companies are turning to services that use artificial intelligence to vet potential hires amid a tight labor market.
Researchers from Denmark and Germany trained a computer model on prostate cancer patient data to predict disease progression.
After snapping the final piece into place with a satisfying "click" she feels through her spacesuit gloves, the astronaut pauses to appreciate the view.
Researchers have developed a three-dimensional printing technique that fabricates energetic materials with fine geometric features faster and at less cost than traditional methods.
Researchers at Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi have devised an artificial intelligence system that corrects details and colors in poorly exposed photos.
Elowan is a mobile cybernetic plant with a robotic base.
People often surrender their data privacy to their continuously listening voice assistants without understanding the implications.
Berezin built and marketed the first computerized word processor.
The influence of the biggest US tech companies is as powerful in Europe as anywhere else in the world. But what sets Europe apart is that the relationship is, to an extent, reciprocal.