The new administration will likely defang efforts to enforce Net neutrality and online privacy protections, and potentially ramp up domestic and international surveillance
Online recommendation systems that include differing views may be an answer, say hoax researchers
Experts tone down a news story about the Clinton campaign being urged to challenge results due to possible cyber attack
The popular claim that “filter bubbles” are why fake news thrives on Facebook is almost certainly wrong
Products such as Semantic Scholar and Microsoft Academic could be a boon for scholars
Every one of October’s widely reported hacks was achieved using a surprisingly simple e-mail deception technique called “spear-phishing”
More than two dozen states offer some form of internet voting, but it often means waiving the right to a secret ballot
Paul Rosenzweig, former deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Department of Homeland Security and founder of Red Branch Consulting, PLLC, talks about the October 21 attack on internet service in the U.S. that left millions without connectivity for hours.
Don’t worry about disobedient machines. Devious human masters and misunderstood commands are the real threat
Hollywood’s dark vision of machines taking over belies how far AI is from meaningful reality—and what it will look like when it gets there
Alex Bocharov explains why the company is hoping to build qubits out of particles that some scientists think might not even exist
Online attacks are unpredictable and hard to control, leading to worries that White House cyber rattling could quickly escalate
DeepMind’s latest technique uses external memory to solve tasks that require logic and reasoning—a step toward more humanlike AI
From robotic arms to brain–computer interfaces, the unique event featured some of today’s most cutting-edge assistive devices
Quantum scientist Michele Mosca will discuss security in the coming quantum age during a live Webcast tonight at 7 P.M.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere. But before scientists trust it, they first need to understand how machines learn
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded today to David J. Thouless, F. Duncan Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.
David J. Thouless, F. Duncan Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz split the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.
The Internet giant claims its latest service employs neural networks to cut the error rate by 60 percent
The Internet of Things, streaming virtual reality and many other much-hyped technologies cannot exist without a complete rethinking of how mobile devices get online