Computing And Information Technology

NYC college creates state's first slavery history database

Feb 1, 2018

A City University of New York college says it has compiled the state's first slavery records index

US officials consider new tool to combat mine spills: Robots

Jan 31, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering new technology to explore the polluted mysteries inside old mines

AI in the court: When algorithms rule on jail time

Jan 31, 2018

The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail is getting a shake-up, courtesy of artificial intelligence

AI researcher Ng launches $175 million investment fund

Jan 30, 2018

The artificial intelligence researcher who has said he wants to free humanity from repetitive mental drudgery wants to also save AI entrepreneurs time spent having to raise funds

Venture fund invests in startups to improve labor practices

Jan 30, 2018

A Walmart foundation, Apple, Disney and others are investing in a venture fund aiming to use tech innovations to improve labor practices

Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhones

Jan 24, 2018

Apple's next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down

AI can read! Tech firms race to smarten up thinking machines

Jan 23, 2018

AI can read! Tech firms race to smarten up thinking machines

Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to robot arm

Jan 23, 2018

Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to the International Space Station's robot arm

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Jan 19, 2018

Crunch time: What Amazon wants from the cities vying to make the cut

IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

Jan 19, 2018

IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence