Commercial drones faced serious technological obstacles even before federal regulators proposed tight restrictions this week.
Hacking tools that burrow inside hard disk drives could also be made by nongovernment hackers.
The ability to spot faces from any angle, and even when partially occluded, has always been a uniquely human capability. Not anymore.
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A neural network that simulates the way monkeys recognise faces produces many of the idiosyncratic behaviours found in humans, says computer scientists.
A new mathematical model of the way the disease spreads in West Africa predicts that the Ebola epidemic should be over by the middle of the spring.
To prevent breaches companies must strictly control which employees can access sensitive data.
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