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.
Cybersecurity experts see exchanges as a weak point for ransomware gangs that otherwise operate wholly in on the Internet, all but untouchable by law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2021
Apple released emergency security patches after researchers in Canada found a flaw that allows spyware from Israel's NSO Group to infect any Apple product.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
A new technology called Codex generates programs in 12 coding languages and even translates between them. But it is not a threat to professional programmers.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 10, 2021
The boom in companies offering cryptocurrency loans and high-yield deposit accounts is disrupting the banking industry and leaving regulators scrambling to catch...The New York Times From ACM News | September 9, 2021
As Japan faces a severe shortage of technology workers and engineering students, efforts are being made to encourage women to enter these fields.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2021
Afghan refugee Saidullah Karimi built a robot from pieces of trash to symbolize what refugees can accomplish and contribute to their new societies.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 1, 2021
Pandemic-related product shortages from computer chips to construction materials were supposed to be resolved by now. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in...The New York Times From ACM News | August 31, 2021
As the company deals with government scrutiny of its driver-assistance technology, an add-on kit sold for up to $10,000 is also getting more attention.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, needs investors for the company's U.S. unit after a recent venture capital deal fell through — a setback that cost him a...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
Some of the animatronics at Disney's parks have been doing their herky-jerky thing since the Nixon administration. The company knows that nostalgia won't cut it...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
The team won hearts worldwide in 2017 when six members were denied visas to travel to the U.S. for a robotics competition, only to be allowed in after public outcry...The New York Times From ACM News | August 20, 2021
It will be the broadest look yet at Tesla's assisted-driving technology. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has the authority to force a recall...The New York Times From ACM News | August 17, 2021