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Even the scientists who have made quantum computers their life's work say they can't do anything useful yet — but the future is bright. Plus, how China's data privacy laws affects researchers and LIGO is back, better than ever…
We asked three AI systems to generate content using the same prompt. The results illustrate how quickly the technology has advanced.
U.S. lawmakers and CEOs alike say new rules are needed to prevent artificial intelligence from doing harm. So far, there are more wish lists than laws.
New York City's pioneering, focused approach sets rules on how companies use the technology in workforce decisions.
Eight years after a controversy over Black people being mislabeled as gorillas by image analysis software, tech giants still fear repeating the mistake.
Industry leaders warned in an open letter that artificial intelligence technology might threaten humanity's existence.
An inexpensive plastic fingertip clip and custom smartphone app works with a smartphone's camera and flash to measure the user's blood pressure.
Research by human resources analytics firm Revelio Labs found that artificial intelligence disproportionately threatens jobs usually held by women.
A research team led by engineers at MIT developed a new 3D printing method for strengthening materials.
Amazon plans to launch contactless alcohol purchases at Coors Field in Denver, home of the Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball team, through its Amazon One touchless payment device.
Indirect prompt-injection attacks can leave people vulnerable to scams and data theft when they use the AI chatbots.
Researchers at Austria's University of Innsbruck transmitted quantum information with a quantum repeater node operating at telecommunication networks' standard frequency.
Researchers deployed an underwater robot to listen for endangered North Atlantic right whales swimming near the Georgia port of Savannah.
An update rolled out by the Ethereum cryptocurrency reduced the energy needed to produce it, and also fixed a security flaw.
A few years ago, humanoid robots were clumsy and awkward. Now several startups claim to have models almost ready to go to work in warehouses and factories.
Exascale computing power helps researchers understand bubble behavior that can handicap reactor technology designed to capture carbon dioxide emissions.
Security researchers found malware in popular Android-powered TV set-top boxes sold on Amazon.
The University of California, San Diego's James T. Kadonaga and colleagues used artificial intelligence to advance gene activation research by identifying "synthetic extreme" DNA sequences.
Australian startup Ripe Robotics spent four years developing its autonomous fruit-picking robot Eve, which is processing apples in orchards owned amid a labor shortage.
University of Arizona researchers demonstrated that trapping sound in a simple mechanical device can imitate certain properties of quantum computers.
Samvel Farmanyan, the former co-founder and host of an opposition television program in Armenia, told TechCrunch the hack he suffered "is a form of terror."
Microsoft continues to investigate Volt Typhoon's methods for gaining access to targeted organizations through Internet-facing Fortinet FortiGuard devices.
The statement echoed the comments of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman to Congress last week, where he testified to the need for a separate regulatory body.
Employees of the Chinese-owned video app have regularly posted user information on a messaging and collaboration tool called Lark, according to internal documents.
Biden Admin expands plan for 'responsible' ML research and seeks to drive international talks on making binary brainboxes behave.
Adding artificial intelligence to search engines enables enhanced Search Engine Optimization and Marketing.
Company says Adobe Firefly is a 'co-pilot' to graphic design, rather than a replacement for humans.
The U.S. government and private sector in recent months have begun more publicly weighing the possibilities and perils of artificial intelligence.
Researchers at Oregon State (OSU) and Baylor universities have significantly cut the energy consumption of photonic chips used in datacenters and supercomputers.
A software upgrade developed by researchers at France's Polytechnic Institute of Paris improves the efficiency of wind turbines by ensuring they spend more time facing directly into the wind.