Computer Science

Private internet browsing not as secure as most think, researchers find

Private internet browsing not as secure as most think, researchers find

Misleading language perpetuates myths about online protections, survey finds When you open up a browser window in “privacy mode,” do you know who’s watching? According to...
Quantum could help protect communications from hackers

Quantum could help protect communications from hackers

Researchers at the University of York have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful in...
The next wireless revolution was just tested at the US Open with 5G

The next wireless revolution was just tested at the US Open with 5G

5G technology is expected to be the next wireless revolution, bringing consumers faster and more stable connectivity than ever before. Carriers such as Verizon and...
Scientists create world’s smallest computer

Scientists create world’s smallest computer

Researchers have developed a computer device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side—dwarfed by a grain of rice. IBM’s announcement that they had produced...
Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

A major challenge in current climate prediction models is how to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening. This challenge is behind the...
Electronic skin brings sense of touch and pain to prosthetic hands

Electronic skin brings sense of touch and pain to prosthetic hands

'Electronic skin' allows user to experience a sense of touch and pain; 'After many years, I felt my hand, as if a hollow shell...
Scientists use AI to explain mammogram results better

Scientists use AI to diagnose breast cancer better

In an effort to reduce errors in the analyses of diagnostic images by health professionals, a team of researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory...
Big data flaws Everything big data claims to know about you could be wrong

Big data flaws: Everything big data claims to know about you could be wrong

When it comes to understanding what makes people tick — and get sick — medical science has long assumed that the bigger the sample...
Machines are writing news stories. Does that mean robots will replace reporters

Machines are writing news stories. Does that mean robots will replace reporters?

Artificial intelligence is already being used in newsrooms across the country to write straightforward news stories and unearth data trends. Does that mean that eventually,...
Scientists make first 'on demand' quantum link between two quantum chips

Scientists make first ‘on demand’ quantum link between two quantum chips

Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost. Entanglement - once referred...