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The Darknet: a Fraudster’s Paradise

The Europol report warned that the returns generated by document fraud, money laundering and online trade of illegal goods helps finance other damaging crimes.In...

Experts: Because of AI, Millions of People Are at Risk of...

The Future of EmploymentMachines are on the rise. While they aren't out to get you just yet - and might never be - they...

NASA’s requested budget of $19 billion is a true bargain

ByNASA has requested a $19 billion budget for fiscal 2017. That's a lot of money. Some would argue that it would be better to...

The Four Coolest Concepts NASA Just Bankrolled to Solve Spaceflight Challenges...

Like some glorious love child of Shark Tank and Cosmos, NASA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program aims to fund visionary...

Bill Nye: This is The Technology We Can Expect to Have...

In BrieftHow will technology evolve in the next 50 years? What will the world be like? Bill Nye, self-proclaimed "Science Guy," takes a stab...

Robots delivering pizza and house viewing by VR: is 5G really...

Philip Hammond says he wants the UK to become a "world leader" in 5G, the next-generation mobile technology that proponents say is the key...

Self-driving cars still seem scary to most Americans

-With so much money, technology, and competition gearing up in the budding self-driving car industry, it's easy to get the impression that autonomous vehicles...

You Can Totally Grow A Potato On Mars, Say Scientists

Scientists with the the International Potato Center in Peru published a study claiming potatoes can be grown in Mars-like conditions.Scientists grew potatoes in a...

AI Will Bring About the Biggest Transformation in Human History

Importance PrincipleAdvanced AI could represent a profound change in the history of life on Earth, and should be planned for and managed with commensurate...

The tech behind Google-Uber legal beef could be ready to boom

ByA lawsuit filed last month by Google's self-driving car business alleging Uber Technologies Inc. stole trade secrets reads like an engineer's version of...

The Next Step: Exponential Life

The Next Step: Exponential Life presents a necessarily partial and schematic view of the potential of what are known as "exponential technologies," considering their...

Robots might be saving the world from a demographic disaster

A shrinking working-age population, coupled with longer life spans and retirements, means there will be fewer working people around to carry the burden...

How to Make Every Dollar of Infrastructure Investment Go Further

It's no secret that much of the U.S.'s infrastructure is in desperate need of repair or modernization, and that many cities struggle to meet...

Google’s Fake Facts and Uber’s Self-Driving Slip-Ups Are Symptoms of a...

Google's search software, and in particular the software that powers its Home smart speaker, is facing scrutiny this week for giving false, misleading, or...

Big data’s power is terrifying. That could be good news for...

Has a digital coup begun? Is big data being used, in the US and the UK, to create personalised political advertising, to bypass our...

Doppler Labs suit claims Bose backed Kickstarter and took meetings to...

Doppler Labs got a strange sense of déjà vu when Bose announced the limited release of its hearing-assisting Hearphones late last year. The technology,...

Salesforce Einstein AI can generate models automatically

When Salesforce announced its spring release this week, it revealed that its artificial intelligence platform, dubbed Einstein, can build data models automatically, even when...

How Hazel Technologies keeps fresh fruit and vegetables from spoiling

Chicago-based Hazel Technologies is on a mission to reduce food waste. The company has developed packaging inserts that, through the magic of basic chemistry,...

I am robot, here’s your pizza

They're not quite the Mars rover, but these Earth-based robots provide a service of a different sort: delivery. London-based Starship Technologies, already piloting robot...

Dyson planning huge U.K. expansion

Dyson needs room to grow. The engineering firm -- famous the world over for its sleek vacuum cleaners -- has purchased a massive 517-acre...