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University of Colorado, Boulder researchers determined that Facebook promulgates more fake news than Twitter, which is most likely to be spread by liberal-conservative extremists.
Researchers at Waymo and Uber have unveiled new technologies that aim to make their self-driving systems safer and more reliable.
Scientists have demonstrated a new quantum communication method.
Many claim their employees are hyper efficient while working from home. But there are social and emotional costs to ambition in isolation.
The influential pro-Trump community broke the rules on harassment and targeting, said Reddit, which also banned other groups.
An angry public demands an end to phishing sites exploiting Covid-19.
Some medical schools are turning to virtual reality to enable students to learn from cadaver dissection.
New York University researchers found that higher academic achievement among men is not the underlying reason for more men than women majoring in science fields.
An international team of researchers created a technique to more quickly control mosquito populations and reduce insect-borne disease.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have demonstrated quantum entanglement on a mini-satellite orbiting earth.
A group of researchers designed a robotic system that disinfects surfaces and neutralizes aerosolized forms of Covid-19.
Netgear said it is close to releasing a patch for a software vulnerability that could enable hackers to remotely exploit home Internet routers to access devices running on those networks.
After 11 years, Microsoft is throwing in the towel on its physical retail stores and is refocusing its retail sales efforts around its online/digital store.
Santa Cruz, CA, has become the first U.S. city to ban predictive policing.
The United Nations announced that 53 countries have agreed on common automated driving regulations.
The new chips are made from gallium phosphide.
Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have developed an online search interface that allows anyone to easily create, edit, or look up complex mathematical formulas.
A man of manifold interests, his achievements ranged from developing ideas behind the so-called Internet of Things to publishing the world's biggest book.
Facial recognition technology faces opposition from technology industry giants, and from the grass roots.
Soccer clubs are turning to technology as the English Premier League looks to restart while complying with numerous health and safety protocols.
Crew members for the Boeing CST-100 Starliner are training for pre-launch, docking, and landing using a new virtual reality system.
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) engineers have built a robot designed to help conserve endangered species.
A new study found that more comment moderation is necessary to curtail racist and white supremacist content on Reddit.
Amazon already leads the cloud infrastructure market, and now it's expanding its cloud product lineup with a tool for people who don't code.
Forced reboots are affecting some machines running Windows 10 version 1809 and above.
A coalition of more than 1,000 researchers, academics, and experts in artificial intelligence condemned soon-to-be-published research claims of predictive crime software.
A new tool can determine whether mobile applications for children comply with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
George Washington University researchers found apparent racial bias in pricing algorithms used by ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft.
Cofense Intelligence, a developer of “intelligent phishing defense solutions,” is raising concerns about a new keylogger because of how quickly the malware is updated.