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The AI-assisted "Anybody's Piano" tracks notes of music and augments a player's performance by adding whatever keystrokes are needed but not pressed.
The New York Times has sued OpenAI and Microsoft for copyright infringement, contending that millions of its articles were used to train automated chatbots that now compete with it as a source of reliable information.
An international team from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Spain "teleported" images across a network without physically sending them.
Researchers at Australia's University of Sydney combined a photonic filter and modulator on a chip to enable the precise detection of signals across a wide band of radiofrequency spectrum.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party used an AI tool from ElevenLabs to create a voice clone of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, which allowed Khan to make a four-minute speech at a "virtual rally" on social media despite…
Researchers in Japan have created a firefighting robot called Dragon Firefighter with a firehose that can change shape and be oriented towards flames.
A programmable network model developed by scholars from Cornell University and the Open University of the Netherlands offers the ability to customize packet scheduling.
In work related to advancing self-flying capabilities for air taxis, researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center recently flew multiple drones beyond visual line of sight with no visual observer.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has proposed major changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.
Mercedes-Benz has received approval to add external turquoise blue lights to its vehicles that indicate when they are in self-driving mode.
About 20,000 Ukrainians have had amputations since the war with Russia started in February 2022. Some were able to receive bionic prostheses.
Argonne National Laboratory will use supercomputers to help companies advance clean energy technologies with ultra-fidelity simulations and data analysis.
A multi-year partnership between the California Institute of Technology and Broadcom aims to advance quantum science research and development.
Two 3D-printed “trees” made of stainless steel and upcycled plastic waste were centerpieces of the Singapore pavilion at the U.N. COP28 climate conference.
University of California, Los Angeles researchers developed a method for tracing the smuggling routes of pangolins using DNA tests.
Microsoft is looking to tap nuclear power for its artificial intelligence and supercomputing electricity needs.
Georgia Tech is among the most employer-connected, industry-aligned universities in the country with growing enrollments at every level.
Researchers at Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University have developed a hearing aid system with sound directionality.
At the U.K.’s BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, researchers found it could take as long as 283 years for that nation’s tech industry to close the gender gap.
Researchers have demonstrated the use of AI to screen for and determine the severity of autism in children and teens based on images of their retinas.
The tech giant will pay $700 million and allow app makers to collect payments directly in a settlement it hopes will help resolve other legal challenges.
A new algorithm reduces the amount of data necessary to train robots and enable them to perform tasks.
The New York Times said Quartz co-founder Zach Seward has been hired to develop principles for "how we do and do not use generative AI."
Researchers used reinforcement learning to improve the ability of uncrewed underwater vehicles to navigate without GPS.
The inverse scaling issue means larger LLMs sometimes handle things less well.
Vera Molnár, a Hungarian-born artist who has been called the godmother of generative art for her pioneering digital work, died Dec. 7 in Paris at age 99.
Tesla is recalling more than 2 million vehicles to fix Autopilot systems that government regulators determined did not have enough controls to prevent misuse.
Researchers have developed a neuromorphic supercomputer than can perform 228 trillion synaptic operations per second.
A research team is using computational methods to mine genetic information from extinct human ancestors to identify candidates for new antibiotics.
Guinness World records labeled a dog-like robot created by a team at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology the fastest quadrupedal robot.