Microsoft has created a new research incubator for scientists and engineers to work towards general-purpose artificial intelligence. The incubator will tackle the development of AI that can be deployed into all products, rather than narrow AI, which is built for a singular purpose. See Also: Microsoft likes self-driving cars, but won’t be building them This […]
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have invented a new layer of security for wearables, by tracking the way the owner walks and recognizing slight alterations in the style. The team also figured out a way to harvest energy from hand movement and feed it back to the wearable, potentially extending the battery […]
Researchers at Pen Test Partners have wirelessly hacked the Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid SUV, allowing them to take control of the vehicle’s electric charging and even turn off the alarm system. In a five minute video, security researcher Ken Munro demonstrates how easy it is for a potential hacker to take control into the system and […]
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Can a wearable start an environmental movement?
That’s when people have the free time to download and use them.
Who needs protections for research subjects anyway?
XRay can predict ads.
Station Q is where where Microsoft is building its vision for the future of computing.
There’s one easy step, if you’re ready to take it.
Sometimes even GitHub acknowledges that GitHub isn’t just for software developers.
The head of Microsoft Research Peter Lee on how the trials and tribulations of artificial intelligence demonstrate how researchers create the future.
Forget disruption. Technological progress comes via waves of building on past breakthroughs.
Americans are ever more dependent on technology, according to a new poll, but are also increasingly frustrated with it.
A new Cisco study says a strong BYOD policy could save organizations $1,300 per year per mobile user. But users could end up paying more.
The ROS (Robot Operating System), an open-source platform on which engineers build robotic programs and apps, is speeding robotic innovation around the world.
New research shows that anxious people who use alcohol like Facebook more than their peers.
What does Microsoft do wrong? Lots of things. But the company also does some important stuff right.
The rapid embrace of smartphones by teenagers will likely have significant and lasting repercussions for the web, the browser, the PC – and all that these touch.
At Microsoft’s annual technology fair, researchers are busy showing off what the future is going to look like. They have one word for us: Big screens. (OK, make that two words.) Plus technology for controlling them with smartphones.