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Cybersecurity measures must aim at users, not just attackers, according to researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park's Maryland Cybersecurity Center.
Computer scientists at Paris-based search engine company Exalead have developed Voxalead, a video search service that automatically divides news broadcasts into standalone passages on specific topics.
The organizers of the YaCy free software project hope to one day replace centrally run search engines such as Google, Yahoo!, and Bing.
In an interview, Frederico Faggin, who led the design and development of the first microprocessor in 1970, says he sees a future in which quantum and cognitive computing are widely used.
It was the broken water pump heard 'round the world. Cyberwar watchers took notice this month when a leaked intelligence memo claimed Russian hackers had remotely destroyed a water pump at an Illinois utility.
The photographs of celebrities and models in fashion advertisements and magazines are routinely buffed with a helping of digital polish.
Robbie the Robot in the 1950s movie Forbidden Planet may have been endearing in a clunky, metallic way, but negotiating tricky terrain was never his strong point.
Aalto University researchers have developed new ways to significantly reduce power consumption for smartphones, particularly in locations that do not have reliable sources of electricity.
Natural user interface developments, such as Microsoft's Kinect, may indicate the beginning of the end for the mouse.
Today's activists are highly plugged into social media, mobile apps, and other digital tools. But does this make a difference where it matters most?
The field of molecular computing is achieving new levels of control over biochemical processes and fostering sophisticated connections between computer science and the biological sciences.
Groups in more than 130 countries will participate in Computer Science Education Week this year.
Colleagues recall the creator of C and codeveloper Unix, an unassuming but brilliant man who enjoyed playing practical jokes on his coworkers.