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.
Waymo and Cruise hope to widen their projects to more of the city. But local officials are increasingly concerned about breakdowns causing congestion.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2023
A rival chatbot has shaken Google out of its routine, with the founders who left three years ago re-engaging and more than 20 A.I. projects in the works.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 20, 2023
Netherlands government and educational institutions have pushed big tech companies to make significant privacy changes by negotiating their compliance with European...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2023
Amid a tech cold war with China, U.S. companies have pledged nearly $200 billion for chip manufacturing projects since early 2020. But the investments are not a...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2023
Security researcher Matthias Marx successfully bid on eBay for a Secure Electronic Enrollment Kit, which contained the names, nationalities, photographs, fingerprints...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 30, 2022
The company, Ispace, is carrying a rover from the United Arab Emirates, a Japanese robot, and other cargo in its bid to possibly be the first commercial lander...The New York Times From ACM News | December 13, 2022
Self-driving eighteen-wheelers are on U.S. highways, but there are still human "safety drivers" behind the wheel. What will it take to get them out?
The New York Times From ACM News | November 28, 2022
Naver, a South Korean Internet firm, is trying to introduce robots into the world of cubicles and conference rooms without making employees uncomfortable.
The New York Times From ACM News | November 23, 2022
Demand for semiconductors was off the charts last year. But a sharp slowdown coupled with new U.S. restrictions against China have created obstacles.
The New York Times From ACM News | October 28, 2022
Wegmans has discontinued the self-checkout SCAN app it rolled out early in the pandemic to offer contactless shopping, citing losses tied to the app.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
A reporter and a photographer went for a ride in an experimental autonomous vehicle operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise. There were bumps in the road...The New York Times From ACM News | September 29, 2022