Smarter, safer robots could expand automation to new areas of production work and help many manufacturers regain a competitive edge against those using low-cost labor.
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A chip that uses a million digital neurons and 256 million synapses may signal the beginning of a new era of more intelligent computers.
A system designed to let carriers remotely install software on phones, or change their settings without a user noticing, is open to abuse.
Researchers at IBM are testing a version of Watson designed to listen and contribute to business meetings.
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Chips made with nanotube transistors, which could be five times faster, should be ready around 2020, says IBM.
Research suggests that surveillance agencies could use statistical tricks to peek through the encryption that protects Web browsing.
A new wearable sensor listens for sounds that betray your activity and mood.