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A new algorithm could help telecommunication companies determine the optimal deployment of Wi-Fi hotspots in streetlights.
Volunteers are collecting data on the infrastructure in Mali's capital, Bamako, including its public minibus routes, household waste collection points, basic social services, and roadside drains.
French tax officials used artificial intelligence to identify over 20,0000 undeclared private swimming pools, constituting about €10 million (over $10 million) in tax receipts.
The AquaApp mobile interface developed by University of Washington (UW) researchers facilitates underwater messaging using acoustic signals.
The new rules, which would require many online services to increase protections for children, could change how popular social media and game platforms treat minors.
Researchers have found that "pre-bunking" is a simple, promising method to prevent misinformation.
A machine learning model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis can analyze decades of earthquake data to predict future earthquakes.
Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic warned criminals are increasingly targeting nonfungible tokens (NFTs).
Entrepreneurs are aiming to put A.I.-powered pet translation tools into our pockets.
Scientists are using machine learning to eavesdrop on naked mole rats, fruit bats, crows, and whales—and to communicate back.
Assuring youngsters they can use websites without giving away their personal information is not child's play.
After heavy national investment in semiconductors to break a dependence on global chips, Xi seems unhappy with the results.
Artificial intelligence systems can process vast amounts of data in seconds, but they can't make sense of the world or explain their decisions. David Ferrucci wants to change that.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Artemis 1 mission will carry an Alexa-enabled voice assistant called Callisto into lunar orbit.
U.S. election officials and security experts are concerned that conspiracy theories related to the 2020 presidential election could encourage interference with this fall’s elections.
On Aug. 25, online password manager LastPass reported the theft of some of its source code and proprietary information.
Baidu claims it's the world's first hardware-software integrated quantum computer, and it's already available to use.
The White House has directed academic journals to provide immediate access to research that is publicly funded.
Pennsylvania State University researchers built a soft computer from rows of rubber blocks that performs different calculations based on how it is squished.
German security researchers determined 5G networks can be hacked, having breached and hijacked live networks in a series of "red teaming" exercises.
A federal judge said Cleveland State University violated the Fourth Amendment when it used software to scan a student's bedroom.
Amazon is expanding its reach into the healthcare and smart home industries through its acquisition of a primary care company and a merger with iRobot.
A newly developed class of biomaterial inks exhibit the same characteristics as highly conductive human tissue like skin.
Mechanical engineers at Canada's University of Sherbrooke developed landing technology for quadcopter drones that enables them to land on inclined surfaces.
The Plan-EAT tool for assessing buildings combined with spatial analysis can improve the design of aged care facilities for people with dementia.
Many challenges still lie ahead for post-quantum cryptography.
Binaural learning enhances speech while minimizing noise.
It was the first time that an influence operation promoting U.S. interests abroad had been discovered and taken down from the social media platforms.
British researchers and a team from Google found that teaching people how to spot misinformation made people more skeptical of it.
Police in India's capital say they only require an 80% accuracy rate for matches, raising new alarm bells for civil liberty advocates.