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A growing number of researchers are focusing on being more proactive in predicting and preventing cyberattacks, rather than reactively fixing problems later.
The government skipped essential data privacy impact assessments in its rush to get the system up and running.
The European Commission is mounting an antitrust investigation into the Internet of Things, targeting voice assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa.
Utah and Georgia are testing vehicle-to-everything technology installed in roads to alert drivers to hazards.
A student at the U.K.'s University of Birmingham has been unmasked as fictional by state-of-the-art forensic analysis programs from Israel-based startup Cyabra.
Researchers have three-dimensionally (3D) printed a functioning human heart pump in a laboratory.
A new machine learning technique can govern the coordinated movement of flying robot swarms in order to avoid collisions.
Google has launched new online certificate programs in data analytics, project management, and user experience design, through the online learning platform Coursera.
Kimera builds a dense three-dimensional semantic mesh of an environment and can track humans in the environment.
In August, a robot made by Japanese developer Telexistence will prepare food at a FamilyMart convenience store.
Google, Amazon, and Johnson & Johnson have joined the World Health Organization effort to combat the global Covid-19 pandemic's threat to smokers, partly with artificial intelligence.
A hacker this week accessed an "admin" tool on Twitter to commandeer prominent Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam, according to a person with direct knowledge of the incident.
An international team of researchers has developed a Raspberry Pi-based device that eventually may be able to warn users when Amazon's Alexa and other voice assistants are snooping.
An artificial intelligence-based sensor system can prevent children from being forgotten in locked cars.
To cut the carbon, programmers are cutting the code. Call it green programming.
In a major show of force, hackers breached some of the site's most prominent accounts, a Who's Who of Americans in politics, entertainment and tech.
Supporting staffers working from home adds another layer to the stress many IT professionals already were feeling.
A study from the University of Alabama that investigated the inclusion of skin-tone modifiers in emoji sets demonstrated that whiteness remains the core of emoji design and coding structures.
Kobold Metals, a startup backed by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and others, aims to search for cobalt near a nickel mine in northern Quebec using data analytics.
A European Union-supported supercomputing platform has identified a generic osteoporosis drug's potential effectiveness against Covid-19.
U.S. colleges are racing to contain the Covid-19 pandemic with technology including contact-tracing applications and facial recognition, prompting concerns about privacy infringement.
Researchers have found that technical interviews for many software engineering positions do not focus on whether the candidate is competent at coding, but whether they suffer from performance anxiety.
A team of interdisciplinary researchers used intertwined DNA strands to store an Esperanto translation of "The Wizard of Oz" with unprecedented accuracy.
A team of entomologists, computer scientists, and biologists has designed a wearable insect detection system that spots livestock mite infestations in poultry.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is testing a pilot artificial intelligence system for use on a future Mars mission.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have developed a process for manufacturing and integrating artificial atoms with photonic circuitry.
In Japan, a country with a long fascination with robots, automated assistants have become bartenders, security guards, deliverymen, and more, since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
UNESCO is inviting interested stakeholders to comment on the draft text before July 31.
Robots wrought from living cells.
The Trump administration said it would no longer require foreign students to attend in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic in order to remain in the United States.