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India's Directorate-General of Civil Aviation is permitting 13 companies to test fly beyond visual line of sigh (BVLOS) drones.
Researchers have developed a method to transfer bits across a silicon chip up to five times more efficiently than standard setups.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services networks were hit by a Distributed Denial of Service attack just as the coronavirus pandemic was ramping up.
Even children are pressed into giving blood samples to build a sweeping genetic database that will add to Beijing's growing surveillance capabilities.
The digital companions may sound like science fiction. But when social isolation became the norm, they helped deal with the loneliness, some users say.
An Oak Ridge early-career award recipient plots the infrastructure for a quantum-information highway.
Researchers have developed a long-distance eavesdropping method that exploits vibrations on the glass surface of a light bulb's interior.
Norway has suspended use of a coronavirus contact tracing application to allow changes to be made.
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture named Luis Ceze and Karin Strauss to share the 2020 Maurice Wilkes Award.
Computer scientists at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have created the first intuitive high-level quantum programming language.
Thousands of votes in Georgia's primary may not have been counted, due to faulty software or poorly calibrated scanners used to count mailed ballots.
A CNBC analysis of minority hiring by tech companies found they have made little progress since vowing to increase diversity six years ago.
The breach came nearly three years after Edward Snowden stole and disclosed classified information about NSA surveillance operations.
The researchers say the new robot is one of the smallest and most dexterous robots created to date.
U.K. cybersecurity firm Sophos is advising MSSQL database owners to fortify their servers against botnet-orchestrated brute-force attacks.
Two Russian companies have partnered on an advanced autonomous driving system for agricultural vehicles.
It sometimes seems automated bots are taking over social media and driving human discourse. But some (real) researchers aren't so sure.
The Dutch government wants every citizen to download an app for tracking and tracing potential Covid-19 infections, but the app does not yet exist.
Silq is a research project that does not yet run on any of the existing quantum hardware platforms.
A new underwater Wi-Fi system could enable divers to transmit footage from underwater to the surface instantly by sending data through light beams.
Researchers are using wearable technologies that monitor fluctuations in biomarkers to collect real-time patient data, to try to track the spread of Covid-19.
Researchers in Canada created computer simulations of the potential human health benefits of a large-scale transition to electric cars.
Researchers have developed an electronic nose system to sniff out the ripest peaches for harvest.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is inviting white-hat hackers to identify vulnerabilities in computer chips prior to their deployment.
A multi-institutional and international collaboration has yielded autonomous robots that use ultraviolet lamps to kill powdery mildew on crops.
Organizers and demonstrators say they feel safer communicating with end-to-end encryption.
Companies like Salesforce created workplaces with all the comforts of home, but now they may feel more like hospitals.
Researchers have developed a method to improve self-driving vehicles's ability to detect objects by enabling them to recognize empty space.
The coronavirus pandemic has spurred the everyday use of augmented reality in semiconductor manufacturing and other industries.