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U.K. science minister Amanda Solloway says Britain's first commercial quantum computer, supported by government and industry, will be available for use by businesses within several years.
Researchers at India's Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University have designed a robot to climb trees and safely harvest coconuts.
A platform developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can quantify security risks for companies without requiring them to disclose sensitive data.
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a method for designing automated control systems that incorporate advances in deep learning and control theory.
As artificial intelligence proliferates, human emotional intelligence increasingly will be prized in workers.
Modernizing government technology can be helpful during a crisis. To a point.
BACE Group CEO Charlette N'Guessan, 26, is the first woman named to receive the 2020 Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.
Since April, computer scientists at Purdue University have been using an online database of public cameras to track compliance with social-distancing guidelines.
A new algorithm uses artificial intelligence to digitally remove unwanted objects in photos.
Researchers found that low-level ionizing radiation in the environment can degrade the performance of superconducting quantum bits, or qubits.
Scientists in China said they have created the world's largest neuromorphic computer.
Switzerland's Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner Adrian Lobsiger called a U.S.-Swiss program for shielding personal information shared between the two nations inadequate.
Researchers have launched an interactive tool powered by artificial intelligence that enables the public to search cable TV news transcripts and compute the screen time of public figures.
We asked GPT-3, OpenAI's powerful new language generator, to write an essay for us from scratch. The assignment? To convince us robots come in peace
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists developed three-dimensional brain-on-chip devices that mimic the neural activity of brain cells cultured outside the human body.
Visa has introduced a more advanced artificial intelligence tool to approve or deny credit and debit transactions when banks' networks are down.
Security researchers found that Apple inadvertently passed a well-known form of malware for use on Mac systems through its notarization process.
Boosting diversity in the computer science field remains a challenge even after years of effort. A growing focus on universities may deliver results.
The Voatz electronic-voting company argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that security researchers should only seek flaws in e-voting systems with companies' permission.
A survey by freelance hiring platform Upwork found that freelance software developers who work with old, relatively unpopular coding languages command the highest salaries.
Researchers trained a hybrid language-vision machine learning model to recognize abstract concepts in video.
An app created by developers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology working with colleagues at Aegean AI Inc.,helps manage converged learning at universities.
Startups are developing prototype autonomous trucks to haul freight while reducing transportation costs and expediting deliveries.
Intel researchers have created a wheeled robot powered by a smartphone that costs just $50 to assemble.
In partnership with NASA, Smithsonian Learning Labs, and others, the lessons use space exploration, museums, and popular movies to teach the principles of programming.
Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory have developed a method of enhancing quantum systems to give soldiers more reliable and secure capabilities in the field.
The U.S. Department of Energy and Microsoft are partnering to develop artificial intelligence tools to improve first-responders' capabilities with regard to natural disasters.
Socio-ecological artist Colleen Flanigan used Google's Tilt Brush app to create a "living sculpture" that she hopes will revive coral communities.
Researchers at the University of Colorado's Advanced Medical Technologies Lab have created a tank robot that can actively drive through a person's intestines.
Isaac Asimov's notion of capturing energy in space and beaming it to the Earth’s surface faces its first orbital testing.