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Commercially operated autonomous drones may be on the horizon, especially since Google and Amazon have announced plans to start drone-based parcel delivery in 2017. A policy problem is likely to follow: allocation of scarce airspace and preferred flight paths — an issue complicated by the...

Media and entertainment companies want to help shape the next entertainment platform: virtual reality. Over the last several months, companies including Condé Nast and Vice Media have delved into the technology as a new frontier for storytelling and a potential outlet for selling ads. They have...

The imminent set of best practices will help healthcare organizations become more penetration-resistant, more effective at limiting damage attackers can inflict and ultimately better able to withstand cyberattacks. he National Institute of Standards and Technology is poised to deliver new cybersecurty guidance, according to NIST...

WASHINGTON — President Obama will announce on Friday his support for opening the market for cable set-top boxes, singling out the devices in millions of homes as a clunky and outdated symbol of corporate power over consumers as he introduces a broad federal effort to...

Facebook made some major news this week not only for what it announced during its annual developers conference, but also for its far-reaching vision of what's coming down the line. Alongside announcements about drones, bots and other plans to use its Messenger app to take over...

Participants will provide access to their electronic health records, offering data that can inform studies into genetic and environmental factors. Kaiser Permanente this week launched a new database that enables researchers to examine participants' DNA in conjunction with environmental and behavioral health....

Dell has just launched a major overhaul of Statistica, the company's advanced analytics platform, updating the user interface, making the platform easier for a wider range of users, expanding in-database analytics to systems including Apache Hive, and adding edge analytics. Fresh off updates that won it...