Women earned just 21% of U.S. undergraduate engineering degrees and an even smaller share of computer science degrees, according to new data from the National Student...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2017
Chinese researchers have developed a flexible, remote-controlled robotic ray that can swim through water nearly twice as fast as previous robo-swimmers without...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2017
Microprocessors got smaller, faster, and more power-efficient, but as they reach their physical limitations, chip architecture is driving performance gains.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | March 20, 2017
Researchers have developed an algorithm to determine a speaker's mood in real time by registering not only their speech, but also their vital signs.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2017
Volunteers are working to archive public databases hosted by U.S. government agencies because they are worried access to the data could be cut off by the Trump...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 6, 2017
To prepare for the day when self-driving cars will travel on technology-aided roads, U.S. state transit planners aim to outfit those roadways with fiber optics,...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 6, 2017
The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched a multi-year initiative to create technologies that could provide early warning of cyberattacks...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2016
Attackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 30, 2016
On April 12, 1865—three days after Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox and two days before President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated—the president sent...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | June 22, 2016
Robot designers are developing robots that appear non-threatening, but can take action when humans attracted to their cuteness interfere with performance of their...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2016
Researchers at schools such as the Georgia Institute of Technology are testing artificial intelligence to relieve the burden of teaching assistants. The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 9, 2016
Technology companies are leveraging internships and other programs to help women return to work and update the skills they need to be competitive. The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 11, 2016
The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, is gearing up for another run at smashing particles together to unlock the secrets of the universe.The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | April 5, 2016
Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., a firm at the center of Wall Street’s trading infrastructure, is about to give the technology behind bitcoin a big test: seeing...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | March 30, 2016