The Ripple cryptocurrency is being used by global banks to speed cross-border payments.
Valerie Barr has been selected the first person to hold the Jean E. Sammet Chair in Computer Science at Mount Holyoke College.
Algorithms can dictate whether you get a mortgage or how much you pay for insurance. But sometimes they're wrong – and sometimes they are designed to deceive.
Chris McKay has fallen out of love with Mars. The red, dusty, corroded world no longer holds the allure it once did.
In the most nightmarish drone scenarios, one of the little whirlybirds flies into an airliner, or wanders into military airspace, or swoops down on the White House.
A recent study highlights the feasibility of incorporating human moral decision-making into machines.
Researchers at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria are developing a system in which customers order products that can be delivered via drones.
Researchers have used sensors and artificial intelligence to create self-driving electric wheelchairs.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump had to intervene to allow a team of teenage Afghani girls trying to enter the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge to enter the U.S.
"Home3D" allows users to watch three-dimensional movies without wearing special glasses.
The Meow Generator is a collection of machine-learning algorithms that have created more than 15,000 disturbing cat faces.
In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent home the first close-up pictures of Pluto and its moons – amazing imagery that inspired many to wonder what a flight over the distant worlds' icy terrain might be like.
After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.
Powerful technology will threaten all human jobs, could even spark a war, Tesla CEO says.
World-leading computer scientist professor Vicki Hanson has been awarded an honorary degree from Newcastle University.
Among the many reasons humans are bizarre among mammals (the dearth of body hair, the bipedalism, the fact that someone invented the turducken) is a sad shortcoming: You and I don't have sensory whiskers.
The computers in modern data centers—the engine rooms of the digital economy—are powered mainly by Intel chips.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have found that viral tweets during the final two months of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign show Hillary Clinton was much more heavily criticized on social media than Donald Trump.
Researchers at the University of Seville have developed a system to estimate the time that it takes to complete a walk in the countryside. A system algorithm uses length and gradient as the main variables when establishing how long a walk takes.