Robotics

How robots could help injured workers recover

Training robots to guide injured workers through simulated tasks could make return-to-work evaluations and treatment programs more effective and accessible, according to researchers at the University of Alberta.

Business

Google boosts racial equity program pledge to $275 mn

Google on Wednesday announced a $175 million package to support black business owners, startup founders, job seekers and developers, along with an array of racial equity initiatives at the technology giant.

Computer Sciences

New method ensures complex programs are bug-free without testing

A team of researchers have devised a way to verify that a class of complex programs is bug-free without the need for traditional software testing. Called Armada, the system makes use of a technique called formal verification ...

Computer Sciences

The first intuitive programming language for quantum computers

Programming quantum computers is becoming easier: computer scientists at ETH Zurich have designed the first programming language that can be used to program quantum computers as simply, reliably and safely as classical computers. ...

Internet

Report: Most Chrome security bugs rooted in faulty memory code

Google researchers have revealed that nearly three-quarters of all Chrome web browser security bugs stem from memory coding problems. They say their means of combatting memory management vulnerabilities through isolating ...

Security

Israeli cyber chief: Major attack on water systems thwarted

Israel's national cyber chief Thursday officially acknowledged the country had thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to arch-enemy Iran, calling it a "synchronized ...

Computer Sciences

AI program writes music and lyrics

The Rolling Stones summed up popular music in a simple phrase and title in their Eighties hit "It's Only Rock 'n Roll."

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