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Artificial intelligence can help doctors better understand what is happening to (and in) their patients when it matters most.
The robots policing people as they begin to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns are not being mistaken for anyone's friends.
Fidelity Investments was among the companies involved in testing the new service, which will allow businesses to experiment with the super-fast computing.
Security researchers unveiled two new "jackpotting" flaws that force Nautilus ATMs to dispense cash on command.
Robots increasingly are filling some of the most common job roles in warehousing and logistics due to the explosion of e-commerce, Covid-19 stay-at-home orders, and the need for social distancing between workers.
A new device integrates the “Schrodinger's cat” concept of superposition—a physical system in two states simultaneously—with the ability to correct some of the toughest errors in quantum computation.
U.S. Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard Thursday detailed her agency's research plans on the potential development of a U.S. central bank digital currency, or Digital Dollar.
Facebook, Google, and other major technology firms Wednesday announced an expansion of their coalition to secure the November U.S. presidential election, and met with government agencies.
ISIS and other groups openly solicited virtual currency donations because they mistakenly believed that the transactions would be anonymous, officials said.
Researchers at Hewlett Packard Labs have developed a new memristor-based annealing system that can solve combinatorial optimization problems rapidly and efficiently.
In 1957, Kirsch created a 2-by-2-inch black-and-white digital image of his son Walden as an infant, among the first images ever scanned into a computer, using a device created by his research team.
Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared with Iran.
At the Black Hat USA 2020 conferences, cybersecurity researchers explained how attackers could exploit vulnerabilities in SAP Solution Manager (SolMan) to gain root access to enterprise servers.
Researchers have created a more complex version of the ancient Chinese board game Go using quantum entanglement.
The U.S. National Security Agency has released new guidance for military and intelligence community staff, warning of threats to national security from cellphone location tracking.
Google Brain researchers have created an automated coding tool for machine learning frameworks like TensorFlow, that outperforms humans on challenging development tasks.
Google said Android phones will begin detecting earthquakes from around the world through their motion-sensing accelerometers.
How eavesdropping smartphones could give thieves a copy of your front door key.
Self-driving vehicles start to understand pedestrians, cyclists.
Surveillance technology deployed in schools to prevent or contain coronavirus infection raises issues about its effectiveness, as well as its post-pandemic applications.
The U.K. Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday that British police's use of facial recognition technology violates human rights and data protection laws.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore can provide blind parents with three-dimensional models of their baby's face so they can "see" them before they are born,
Research by scientists in Australia and Canada has led to a possible solution to controlling "noise" in quantum computers, errors introduced by manipulation of quantum bits (qubits).
Researchers have developed a reinforcement learning technique to enable swarms of unmanned drones to carry out missions while minimizing performance uncertainty.
Cisco awarded the top prize in its Global Problem Solver Challenge to an Internet of Things-enabled system for transporting dairy products.
After Kaspersky complains, Russia's competition authority finds Apple abused its total control over the App Store.
A new algorithm finds hidden links between paintings at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Netherlands' Rijksmuseum.
Researchers have found that privacy policies for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa often violate baseline requirements.
Scientists at Russia's Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology have demonstrated that quantum-enhanced machine learning can be applied to quantum data, surmounting a critical bottleneck.
Consumers make better Internet buying decisions when using full-sized PCs.