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“Computers”

Feb 18, 2015 09:15 AM ET
We hear stories every day, it seems, about penetrations of computer networks. These breaches grow costlier with each new hack. Who are these cyber criminals and how do they use our data?
Jan 20, 2015 10:57 AM ET
When some of our most beautiful minds, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, signed a letter about artificial intelligence, it was considered a warning that AI would be dangerous. Au contraire. Trace explains what the letter really meant.
Jan 13, 2015 12:04 PM ET
With mega companies like Microsoft, Google and IBM quietly investing in quantum computing development, word is starting to leak out that the out-there technology with the sci-fi name might be a part of our lives sooner rather than later.
Nov 26, 2014 08:57 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A new artificial intelligence benchmark could require artistic creativity.
Nov 12, 2014 08:39 AM ET
The Internet has a seedy underbelly referred to as the Dark Web, a shady neighborhood with sketchy sites accessed by people who go to great lengths to keep their web travels anonymous and untraceable. Tara explains its inner workings.
Nov 10, 2014 08:49 AM ET
Robots decide stuff all the time, scary as that sounds. But what happens inside their 'thought' process? A team from MIT asked the same question and created a way to visualize what a machine's decision process looks like.
Nov 7, 2014 08:35 AM ET // AFP
WireLurker could pose a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals.
Jun 24, 2014 12:55 PM ET // AFP
McAfee Labs said in its quarterly threat assessment that weaknesses in app security are becoming a growing problem.
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