Autonomous vehicles that transport people get lots of media coverage, but autonomous delivery could transform all of retail long before self-driving cars actually...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2019
Grocers are deploying robots and artificial intelligence to boost warehouse efficiency amid intensifying competition for consumer food spending.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2018
The world's companies are in the initial stages of what might be called the "physical cloud," an e-commerce ecosystem that functions like the Internet.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2018
Six decades after the U-2 flew its first mission, the military is trying to harness artificial-intelligence technology to enhance the venerable spy plane's combat...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | June 8, 2018
Facebook Inc.'s handling of user data has upset lawmakers and regulators in multiple countries. But the biggest risk to its business could come from angry users...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | March 22, 2018
In a competition, robots were unable to overcome the challenge of an unlocked door impeding their way at an outdoor obstacle course, illustrating the technology's...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
The Georgia Institute of Technology's Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines supports the Robotarium, an arena where scientists can run experiments on...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 16, 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
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
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
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