Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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Researchers are using wearable technologies that monitor fluctuations in biomarkers to collect real-time patient data, to try to track the spread of Covid-19.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | June 15, 2020
As companies navigate an increase in cyberattacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, they must contend with the security threats posed by their own employees.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Huawei, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have proposed a new standard for core network technology.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2020
Researchers said Chinese social media platforms censored keywords related to the coronavirus outbreak as early as December, potentially limiting the Chinese public's...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2020
Digital twins give urban planners, policymakers, resource managers, asset owners, and citizens more dynamic tools and information about their smart cities.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2020
The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly plans to permanently ground a civilian drone fleet, because the approximately 1,000 drones are partly sourced from...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2020
Experts say quantum computing could upend data security encryption systems, which rely on factoring large prime numbers—a task easily scalable with the power provided...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Novartis and Microsoft have agreed to a five-year partnership to use artificial intelligence (AI) to develop new drugs faster, and with greater precision.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2019
A new study has found that certain smart TVs and streaming dongles transmit information to Netflix, Facebook, and third-party services, in some cases even when...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2019