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From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The U.K. Civil Aviation Authority authorized a trial in which drone company Sees.ai will operate drone flights beyond the pilot's line of sight at remote industrial...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | April 21, 2021
German startup Nova Audio has created pearl earrings that double as earphones, with a tiny speaker, two microphones, an antenna, a Bluetooth chip, and a battery...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2021
Cybersecurity analysts are in great demand thanks to the surge in remote work due to the pandemic; hiring more women can help narrow the talent gap.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2021
Designers and engineers are modifying three-dimensional printing technology to make domestic products, like furniture and homeware, that would be impossible or...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 8, 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
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
U.S. universities are reevaluating their ties to Chinese artificial intelligence firm iFlyTek, whose voice recognition and analysis products are used by Chinese...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2019
The Raspberry Pi startup will train 40,000 U.K. teachers to teach computer science, with the ultimate goal of teaching computer science to all U.K. schoolchildren...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 30, 2018
Facebook is working with a controversial data company called Datalogix that can track whether people who see ads on the social networking site end up buying those...The Financial Times From ACM News | September 25, 2012
Google is using its vast database of web shopping data to construct the "Google Price Index"—a daily measure of inflation that could one day provide an alternative...The Financial Times From ACM News | October 13, 2010
The European Roundtable of Industrialists says that Europe needs to take action to encourage people to become engineers or risk losing out to India and China. Financial Times From ACM TechNews | June 21, 2010