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Gap Inc. is deploying warehouse robots more quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cash-strapped state and local governments are looking to Congress for funds to improve cybersecurity.
Arizona has filed a lawsuit against Google for allegedly monitoring the locations of Android smartphone users even when such features purportedly were disabled,
A survey of developers found that that TypeScript has overtaken Python as the second most-preferred programming language.
David Ferrucci built a computer that mastered Jeopardy! Since then, he's been attacking a more challenging task.
Researchers in Colorado used cellphone data to estimate how much Colorado residents have changed their behavior since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Microsoft plans to launch a version of its cloud-based software to meet the needs of healthcare organizations.
An international team of engineers and researchers created a framework to assess and document the clinical usefulness of wearable computing devices.
Dispatchers and first responders are using technology like live video streams, text messaging, and crowdsourced data to help 911 centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. E
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Artificial intelligence has ushered in a new golden age of semiconductor innovation.
With the disease there mostly under control, officials are looking for new uses for the government software that's now on many phones.
Finding dangerous asteroids by reverse-engineering their orbits.
Computer scientists have determined that nearly half of all Twitter accounts spreading messages about the Covid-19 pandemic are likely bots.
New software allows medical staff to obtain a patient’s hemoglobin count in real time by capturing an image of the patient's inner eyelid with a smartphone.
Supercomputer models determined that competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens was likely responsible for the former's extinction in Eurasia.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya discovered a previously unknown Distributed Denial of Service exploit.
Researchers developed a new wearable sensor that monitors vitamin C levels in perspiration.
The fashion industry is seeking technological solutions to the growing problem of unwanted textiles through tailored apparel.
Researchers in Australia recorded the world's fastest Internet data speed from a single optical chip: 44.2 terabits per second.
Bengio was co-recipient of the 2018 A.M. Turing Prize, considered the "Nobel Prize of Computer Science." In 2020, he was elected by his peers to The Royal Society.
ACM has named leading innovators to receive three prestigious awards for their contributions to research, education, and industry.
Roboticists developed a low-cost system to track the location of flexible surgical robots operating inside the human body.
A new spherical visual sensor mimics the structure of the human eye.
Two studies evaluated a robot comedian's performance at comedy clubs to gather data to enable more effective robot-human interplay through humor.
The White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board has called on the U.S. government and private industry to collaboratively build a technological infrastructure to support future jobs.
Many reopening businesses will ask workers to take coronavirus tests, report symptoms, don masks, wear dongles, and work under the gaze of new sensors and cameras.
The ethics of artificial intelligence is increasingly part of school curricula. Will it lead to a better world?
Apple and Google released software on Wednesday that will allow public health agencies around the world to build their own apps to track who may have been exposed to Covid-19.
The contract is for "seven figures," Google says.