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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Some student-athletes and coaches at Eatonville High School in Eatonville, WA, are being required to wear proximity monitors to trace potential COVID-19 exposure...NBC News From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2021
Experts said hackers' attempted lye-poisoning of a drinking water reservoir in Oldsmar, FL, last Friday highlights the vulnerability of the U.S. water supply.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Legal experts warn people's online photos are being used without permission to power facial-recognition technology that could eventually be used for surveillance...NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 15, 2019
The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential...NBC News From ACM News | October 19, 2016
When Edward Snowden stole the crown jewels of the National Security Agency, he didn't need to use any sophisticated devices or software or go around any computer...NBC News From ACM News | August 26, 2013
Google released a research paper this week showing that the frequency of a movie being searched for on Google and YouTube is a surprisingly accurate indicator of...NBC News From ACM News | June 7, 2013
Drone pilots escape the physical demands and dangers of a traditional cockpit. There's no g-force pinning them to their seats, no uncomfortable pressure suit to...NBC News From ACM Careers | April 24, 2013
The hackers behind the cyber attacks on major U.S. banks have repeatedly disrupted online banking by using sophisticated and diverse tools that point to a carefully...NBC News From ACM News | October 3, 2012
Newly received images from NASA's Curiosity rover are filling out the high-resolution view of its surroundings at Gale Crater on Mars—and providing an up-close...NBC News From ACM News | August 17, 2012
NASA's Curiosity rover is almost fully reprogrammed for its two-year, $2.5 billion science mission on Mars, and mission managers say it should be ready to take...NBC News From ACM News | August 14, 2012
Anyone who's looked at the "Seven Minutes of Terror" trailer for next month's Mars landing might have wondered whether the planners behind NASA's $2.5 billion Mars...NBC News From ACM Opinion | July 26, 2012