Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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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
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
Researchers have found thousands of mobile applications implement cloud-based, back-end services in a way that lets anyone access sensitive records created by users...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2015
Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed an easily concealable device that can deduce encryption keys by sniffing the electromagnetic leakage from a...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2015
Researchers at SRI International have developed tiny robots that can manufacture microstructures too small and complex to be built by current machinery or by hand...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | April 16, 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
The U.S. National Security Agency has been intercepting the internal communications of operators and trade groups, and infiltrating mobile networks around the world...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2014
A device dubbed the "Kinect of the future" can see through walls and pinpoint the movements of someone with an accuracy of plus or minus 10 centimeters. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | October 16, 2013
Xerox scanners sometimes randomly alter numbers on documents when reproducing them if a specific combination of image quality and compression settings are used. ...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2013