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The Internet is changing, and the freewheeling, anything-goes culture of social media is being replaced by something more accountable.
Neuroscientists from Israel's Bar-Ilan University were named winners of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and Sage Bionetworks BEAT-PD DREAM Challenge.
Researchers at Imperial College London in the U.K. proposed a multimodal mixed reality visualization platform for the Microsoft HoloLens, designed to assist surgeons during surgical procedures.
Consumer rights groups say the agency operating the subway system in São Paulo, Brazil, has not shown that a new facial recognition technology platform protects user privacy.
Hardware drivers still appear to be causing havoc for users trying to upgrade to Windows 10 version 2004.
Harvard University researchers achieve “a milestone along the path to a worldwide quantum Internet.”
Researchers have developed a model that uses social-media and search data to forecast outbreaks of Covid-19 well before they occur.
Companies and programmers are reexamining how technical terms are used amid Black Lives Matter protests. But some worry the changes are empty symbolism.
Israeli company Redefine Meat has unveiled what it calls the world's first three-dimensionally-printed meatless steak.
Researchers have proposed a Covid-19 tracking system that would rely on signals sent and received from cellphone microphones and speakers.
Disney researchers have demonstrated what they described as the first photorealistic deepfake at megapixel resolution.
The Michigan House has passed the Microchip Protection Act, which would prohibit employers from requiring workers to be implanted with microchips. Although the practice is rare, some companies in other states use small radio-frequency…
Covid-19 contact tracing wearables are being issued to Singapore's "most vulnerable seniors," who are not digitally connected and at higher risk of catching the coronavirus.
Researchers led a project to store data by sliding two-dimensional metal layers over each another, which could increase data density with greater energy efficiency than silicon chips.
Researchers at Texas A&M University and Tsinghua University in Beijing are studying how the coronavirus pandemic has changed U.S. electricity consumption.
An international team of researchers have developed a plug-and-play lens that streamlines adaptive optics for microscopy.
Lyft has released a Prediction Dataset, which contains the logs of movements of cars, pedestrians, and other obstacles encountered by its 23 autonomous vehicles in Palo Alto, Calif.
Amazon Web Services has launched a service that enables non-coders to write applications, which could broaden the cloud service's audience beyond programmers.
The number of COVID-19 models was growing so numerous that one laboratory created a COVID-19 forecasting hub featuring an ensemble output of numerous models.
Security updates have been silently deployed to customers on Tuesday through the Windows Store app.
Officials promised to recruit at least 500 cyberspies and build on the country's offensive capabilities to take the online battle overseas.
An upcoming science-fiction film will feature the first humanoid robot to take on the lead role in a movie.
Researchers have developed the first open-source Unity software toolkit that developers can use to incorporate techniques to reduce cybersickness into extended reality environments.
Ford Motor's new F-150 pickup and upcoming Mach-E electric SUV will be the carmaker's first vehicles to be equipped with electronic systems that enable wireless software upgrades.
Researchers discovered a new variant of a powerful cryptojacking and DDoS-based malware, called Lucifer, which infects Windows machines by exploiting their vulnerabilities.
Researchers have developed a method of pollinating flowers using an aerial drone that emits pollen-infused soap bubbles.
Artificial intelligence could automate software coding.
Cryptographers are developing algorithms to ensure security in a world of quantum computing.
We need to mitigate the environmental impact of disposing of electronics at their end of useful life.