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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.
Vanderbilt University professor Bharat Bhuva on Friday gave a presentation on single-event upsets at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | February 22, 2017
IBM Research scientists have created a device that siphons health data from multiple wearable devices and shares the results with a patient's doctor.
IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2017
Google chief Internet evangelist and former ACM president Vint Cerf said he would change a few things about the Internet's creation if he could do it over again...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2016
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is showing off a prototype computer designed to imitate the parallelism of the human brain using circuit boards and memory chips. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2016
Scientists are seeking to improve the capabilities of online translation programs by embedding new artificial intelligence methods to build complete sentences. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | May 9, 2016
A new app identifies food poisoning-related tweets and connects them to restaurants using geotagging, in order to identify likely hotspots of food poisoning.. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | March 11, 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a predictive tool that could give ships a two- to three-minute advance warning of approaching rogue...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2016
Many types of databases used for electronic medical records are vulnerable to leaking information, according to a new study from Microsoft researchers. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2015
Many of the world's top computer science experts met last week to determine how the widespread collection of data about consumers can be prevented from causing...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2015
Online voting systems lack sufficient security to ensure accurate vote counts, but election officials could take steps to improve their security and transparency...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | July 13, 2015
A leading European human rights body warns mass Internet surveillance is a threat to basic human privacy rights and has not apparently prevented terrorist attacks...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | January 28, 2015
Researchers say a new program analyzes a user's likes on Facebook to characterize their personality with an accuracy rivaling that of a close family member. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | January 14, 2015