University of California, Berkeley researchers demonstrated that a few self-driving cars can prevent traffic jams, and in some cases double the average speed of...Science From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
Harvard Kennedy School's Dipayan Ghosh and former U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler have launched a new AI policy initiative aimed at educating U.S. politicians and...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Microsoft will collaborate to further edge computing via CMU's Living Edge Laboratory, a testbed for applications that produce...Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
Digital privacy has come a long way since June 2013. In the five years since documents provided by Edward Snowden became the basis for a series of revelations that...Ars Technica From ACM News | November 21, 2018
Amazon has launched a new service aimed at Alexa developers that automatically provisions and helps them to manage a set of Amazon Web Services cloud resources...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2018
A software program developed by the conservation technology nonprofit Wild ME automatically identifies individual animals by their unique coat patterns or other...National Geographic From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2018
On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 19, 2018
Researchers at the University of Koblenz-Landa in Germany developed a robotic system that was able to successfully clean at least 80% of the liquid from on and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
A working draft of the standard for the next C programming language revision is available for review. Most changes that have thus far been approved clarify and...InfoWorld From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Princeton University researchers have constructed a programmable computer chip that incorporates in-memory computing, eliminating the need for processors to retrieve...Princeton University From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Kurt Luther, working with a team at Virginia Polytechnic and State Institute, has launched Civil War Photo Sleuth, a Web platform that applies facial recognition...Slate From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
We are all, quite literally, made of star dust. Many of the chemicals that compose our planet and our bodies were formed directly by stars.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Amazon and Google are respectively planning to recruit Microsoft C#- and Java-savvy engineers and Python users in a fierce competition for technology talent.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Nike new flagship store in New York City is focused on personalized, experiential shopping, allowing shoppers with the Nike app to check out items via phone, request...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute aims to expand the boundaries of technology and protect people when that technology or its users...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018