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
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
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
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
When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay special attention to a US Navy drone called...Financial Times From ACM News | February 10, 2016
Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro recently led ATR in developing Elfoid P1, a prototype portable tele-operated android that is designed to convey the...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2011
The United States wants to achieve exaflop speeds for supercomputing, but China, the European Union, India, Japan, and Russia also have set their sights on exascale...The Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2011
The day will come when everyone will wear glasses with a computer overlay capable of processing the faces of passersby and tell wearers if they have met someone...Financial Times Digital Business From ACM TechNews | June 19, 2009