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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Mapping the Internet of Things
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Mapping the Internet of Things

Researchers are discovering surprising new risks across the fast-growing IoT.

Big Data Meets Big Science
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Big Data Meets Big Science

Next-generation scientific instruments are forcing researchers to question the limits of massively parallel computing.

Tuning In to Graphene
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Tuning In to Graphene

New ultra-fast wireless antennas may be on the way, but don't throw away your old wireless router just yet.

Patient, Heal Thyself
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Patient, Heal Thyself

New handheld medical diagnostic tools promise more efficient, lower-cost healthcare — but at what price?

A Quantum Conundrum
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A Quantum Conundrum

D-Wave has helped bring quantum computing into the spotlight, but critics continue to question the company's performance claims.

Revving the Rover
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Revving the Rover

The new Mars rover has attracted plenty of attention for its planetary gymnastics, but the big breakthroughs are under the hood.

Robots Like Us
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Robots Like Us

Thanks to new research initiatives, autonomous humanoid robots are inching closer to reality.

The Social Life of Robots
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The Social Life of Robots

Researchers are trying to build robots capable of working together with minimal human supervision. But will they ever learn to get along?

Automotive Autonomy
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Automotive Autonomy

Self-driving cars are inching closer to the assembly line, thanks to promising new projects from Google and the European Union.

Web Science Meets Network Science
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Web Science Meets Network Science

A pair of divergent scientific communities discusses their similarities and differences, and search for common ground.

Data Streaming 2.0
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Data Streaming 2.0

In today's real-time Web, data streaming applications no longer have the luxury of making multiple passes over a recorded data set.

Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance
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Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance

Thanks to computer scientists like Barbara Liskov, researchers are making major progress with cost-efficient fault tolerance for Web-based systems.
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