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Wake-up call: Reducing road accidents with customized driver alerts

EU researchers are coming up with advanced technologies to spot early signs of fatigue and erratic behavior in people behind the wheel.

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Harnessing quantum technology for industry: Cutting-edge simulations for Industry 4.0

High-quality, defect-free, and perfectly dimensioned metal components. Quantum computing power looks set to optimize production processes in the metalworking industry.

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New software enables blind and low-vision users to create interactive, accessible charts

A growing number of tools enable users to make online data representations, like charts, that are accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. However, most tools require an existing visual chart that can then ...

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Food safety: Two-stage process of extraction and classification to identify ingredients in photos of food

Research published in the International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems discusses a new approach to the identification of ingredients in photographs of food. The work will be useful in our moving forward on ...

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Using generative AI to improve software testing

Generative AI is getting plenty of attention for its ability to create text and images. But those media represent only a fraction of the data that proliferate in our society today. Data are generated every time a patient ...

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Optimal shipping carton utilization

Products ordered online are often shipped in oversized cartons. The size of the overall package is frequently much larger than its contents. For example, a fragrance bottle is shipped in a shoebox-sized package, which has ...

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Boosting faith in the authenticity of open source software

Open source software—software that is freely distributed, along with its source code, so that copies, additions, or modifications can be readily made —is "everywhere," to quote the 2023 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis ...

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Researchers break Apple's new MacBook pro weeks after release

A Georgia Tech researcher has successfully evaded security measures on Apple's latest MacBook Pro with the M3 processor chip to capture his fictional target's Facebook password and second-factor authentication text.

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Five things to know about the blockbuster GTA games

Rockstar Games, the studio behind the blockbuster Grand Theft Auto series, has said it will release the trailer for the next installment in December, setting the gaming world abuzz.

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New tool automates the formal verification of systems software

Formal systems verification, which mathematically proves that code is secure in all circumstances, is a relatively new technology. Software is getting more complex and harder to get right using traditional software testing ...

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How video games are being used by foreign actors and extremists

Video games are easy to exploit, and are being used by actors ranging from IS and Hezbollah for recruitment, to Russia, who use it to spread propaganda during the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. This according to a new report ...

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New method could reshape future software development

Sebastian Hönel from Linnaeus University has, in his computer science dissertation, introduced a new method to measure and enhance the quality of software processes. The method focuses on understanding how software is developed ...