The Texas A&M University System is developing a new research and development campus near its flagship College Station campus to focus on evolving technologies like driverless cars, robotics and materials to fix the country's eroding infrastructure and train people how to use them.
U.S. stock indexes moved solidly higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of last week's steep declines. Recently battered technology stocks such as Amazon.com and Microsoft all posted gains, helping end a seven-day losing streak in the Nasdaq composite.
Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. Its origins have long been a mystery — though an Australian man long rumored to have ties to bitcoin has come forward claiming to be its creator.
The U.S. military is beginning testing on the world's largest unmanned ship — a self-driving 132-foot surface vessel designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
Daytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun.
Sarah Ellis grabbed the stylus with her right hand, aimed it toward the computer screen and clicked on the brightly colored yellow praying mantis. The program on the computer wanted her to classify what she saw on the screen.
A journalist jokingly asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to explain quantum computing during his visit to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. He called the bluff with a spot-on explanation. Video of his reply went viral.
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Canadian prime minister Trudeau geeks out over quantum computing