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In a first for Apple, the company will pay up to $200,000 to researchers who find security problems in its systems.
It might be the least spectacular show to ever grace a Las Vegas stage.
U.S. broadband Internet could be faster—a lot faster. Several companies are trying to make that a reality.
Vance Bergeron was once an amateur cyclist who rode 7,000 kilometres per year—much of it on steep climbs in the Alps.
There's nothing quite like the human brain. Today, researchers at IBM unveiled their latest attempt to mimic it: an artificial neuron that switches between crystal and glass-like states as information comes in.
In the tens of thousands of photos returned by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, the interior of Ceres isn't visible. But scientists have powerful data to study Ceres' inner structure: Dawn's own motion.
Researchers at Purdue University are developing a technique that could help law enforcement recover evidence from smartphones when investigating crimes.
A group of U.S. federal organizations think brain-inspired nanotechnology could help the government protect its networks.
New technology could make it much easier for consumers to accurately determine how much power is being consumed by each device in their home.
Researchers at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences have developed Ourobot, a robotic system that looks like a bicycle chain consisting of 12 fist-sized segments.
You devoted your life to human-driven transportation, engineering SUVs at Ford and taking Hyundai (as U.S. CEO and president) to record levels of sales in the U.S. Why did you go driverless?
Shortly after Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor became chief technologist at the Federal Trade Commission in January, she was surprised by an official agency tweet that echoed some oft-repeated security advice…
University of California, Berkeley engineers have built the first dust-sized, wireless sensors that can be implanted in the body, bringing closer the day when a Fitbit-like device could monitor internal nerves, muscles or organs…
Quantum computers promise speedy solutions to some difficult problems, but building large-scale, general-purpose quantum devices is a problem fraught with technical challenges.
In an interview, Jeff Dean, senior fellow of Google's Systems and Infrastructure Group, discusses the company's artificial intelligence agenda.
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology have used the mathematics that govern the universe at the quantum level to simulate large-scale motion.
Adversaries' growing use of cyberweapons to influence target groups in the U.S. is provoking concern that the U.S. electoral process is at risk.
IBM researchers have developed an application designed to help visually-impaired runners navigate on their own.
Researchers have used orbital angular momentum to advance laser technology, a breakthrough that could boost computing power and information transfer rates tenfold.
When cybersecurity researchers showed in recent years that they could hack a Chevy Impala or a Jeep Cherokee to disable the vehicles' brakes or hijack their steering, the results were a disturbing wakeup call to the consumer…
Interactive Dynamic Video is a new imaging method that can simulate the tactile sensation of objects in videos using cameras and algorithms.
Five years after departing Earth, and a month after slipping into orbit around Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft is nearing a turning point.
This week, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump openly speculated that this election would be "rigged." Last month, Russia decided to take an active role in our election.
Papert was known for focusing on the impact of new technologies on learning, and on technology use in schools as learning organizations.
A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking online, a year after privacy researchers warned that it had the potential to do just that…
Best known for its part in bringing the internet into being, the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency has more recently brought engineers together to tackle what it considers to be "grand challenges".
An experimental method of writing data into next-generation memory chips is more efficient and requires fewer resources than traditional means.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has funded the development of a portable on-demand biopharmaceutical production system.
New research examines how human personality traits and moods can influence information technology errors and decision-making.
It was a national scandal. Peru's then-vice president accused two domestic intelligence agents of staking her out.