Business

Chinese firms push 5G credentials despite US ban

On a stage reserved for the biggest players in the global telecoms industry, three Chinese firms took their place alongside three Western companies—and pushed the message that they wanted to "work together".

Computer Sciences

Citizen science, supercomputers and AI

Citizen scientists have helped researchers discover new types of galaxies, design drugs to fight COVID-19, and map the bird world. The term describes a range of ways that the public can meaningfully contribute to scientific ...

Internet

Facebook: Fake scientist used to spread anti-US propaganda

A disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts—including one belonging to a fictitious Swiss biologist—to spread an unfounded claim that the U.S. pressured scientists to blame ...

Automotive

Using AI, cars can detect potholes in real time

The Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) has announced the development of an 'AI-based automatic pothole detection system'. The system is designed to be installed on the windshield of a vehicle ...

Security

DC police department hit by apparent extortion attack

The Washington, D.C., police department said Monday that its computer network was breached, and a Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate claimed to have stolen sensitive data, including on informants, that it threatened to ...

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