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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
South Korean's Naver is opening the new world headquarters of its research and development subsidiary in what the company calls "the world's first robot-friendly...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2022
The McAfee Enterprise Advanced Threat Research team found a bug in the Netop Vision Pro Education software used by about 3 million teachers and students worldwide...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2021
In U.K. Parliament testimony, Google's chief Internet evangelist gave a frank explanation of why its systems can't always tell good information from bad.
Fast Company From ACM News | September 27, 2021
When Steve Jobs demoed his NeXT computer at a 1988 user meeting, Charles Mann was there to record it—along with dozens of other talks by computing pioneers.
Fast Company From ACM News | September 17, 2020
Marine scientists and architects created three-dimensionally-printed terra-cotta tiles to function as artificial coral reefs, in order to help restore devastated...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2020
Microsoft is testing an educational programming kit for visually impaired children that uses differently-shaped blocks or "pods" that each embody a line of code...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | January 23, 2019
Students at 11 schools in the Chinese province of Guizhou are wearing "smart uniforms" incorporating computer chips to ensure they attend classes and behave properly...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | January 2, 2019
A standard Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Apollo 4000-series business computer is being used to conduct science experiments on the International Space Station.
Fast Company From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2018
Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the representation of women in computer and mathematical operations is slightly worse than it was in 2010...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | November 23, 2015
In an interview, U.S. President Barack Obama discusses "digital teams" of technologists he brought in to improve technology across the executive branch of government...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2015
There is a significant shortage of skilled U.S. women pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, writes SolidWorks' Marie Planchard. Fast Company From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2014
A survey says U.S. women working in science, technology engineering, and math fields are 45 percent more likely than males to leave the industry over the next year...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | October 17, 2014