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
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
Google says its big-data architecture, Mesa, can store petabytes of data, update millions of rows of data per second, and field trillions of queries daily across...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | August 11, 2014
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory this month is deploying Catalyst, a new supercomputer that uses solid-state drive storage as an alternative to dynamic random...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2013
The U.S. Library of Congress expects to finish the initial stage of building a Twitter archive by the end of January. The Library is storing 500 million tweets...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | January 9, 2013
The National Security Agency recently submitted Accumulo, new label-based data store software, to the Apache Software Foundation, hoping that more parties will...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2011
Cloud service providers could be doing themselves or their customers a disservice by relying on imprecise metrics for billing, says Carnegie Mellon University researcher...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2011
Researchers at IBM's laboratories in Zurich have developed a new algorithm that can sort, correlate, and analyze millions of random data sets in minutes. IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | March 1, 2010
Engineering students at National Taiwan University recently demonstrated a robot that is capable of creating two- and three-dimensional maps of an area and then...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2009
Researchers at Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) believe that resistive-random access memory (RRAM) could replace dynamic random access memory...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2009
IBM researchers' list of promising new technologies includes the ability to "talk" to the Web; information collection and retrieval systems that cover us when we...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | December 19, 2008