Autonomous robots: A self-organizing thousand-robot swarm (w/ Video)
The first thousand-robot flash mob has assembled at Harvard University.
The ABC's of animal speech: Not so random after all
The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language-like structure than previously thought, according to study that raises new questions about the evolutionary origins of human language.
Community Health details attack on patient records
Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.
Judge won't free Russian accused of hacking in US
(AP)—A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam denied a motion Thursday to release a Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers inside hundreds of U.S. businesses.
A forced PIN for all credit cards won't stop the biggest fraud
Put the pen away when you next take out your credit card as from tomorrow (Friday August 1) Australians will no longer be able to use their signature when completing a transaction in a store. It's PINs only ...
European Central Bank hit by data theft
(AP)—The European Central Bank said Thursday that email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it stressed that no internal systems or market-sensitive ...
New report takes stock of jellyfish in UK seas
2013 proved a record year for jellyfish sightings, large numbers already reported through 2014
Supervalu becomes latest to suffer data breach (Update)
A data breach at Supervalu may have impacted as many as 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.
Children's book explores Really Big Numbers
A new children's book written and illustrated by a Brown mathematics professor Richard Schwartz takes readers on a visual journal through the infinite number system. Schwartz hopes Really Big Numbers will ...