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.
Appliance manufacturers LG Electronics and Whirlpool are trying to entice customers whose "smart" appliances are not connected to the Internet to embrace the technology...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 25, 2023
The devices segment of Gartner's spending forecast is projected to fall 5.1% this year to roughly $685 billion, after dropping more than 10% in 2022.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | January 18, 2023
Officials from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's 38 member-states finalized a framework to limit governments' access to citizens' personal...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2022
Maersk and IBM last month shut down their global platform that was supposed to bring blockchain to the shipping industry. Other big bets are moving slowly.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 15, 2022
The action comes the same day Twitter moved to boost its revenue not linked to digital advertising by reintroducing a paid-for subscription service that would show...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 13, 2022
Proposed legislation in Canada that would require digital platforms to promote Canadian content over foreign-made content is facing pushback from leading tech firms...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2022
Automating some warehouse functions could let the giant do more with its existing workforce—or the retailer may not require all the humans it employs today.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 5, 2022
'Ambient computing' is coming, and it promises to change how we interact with the world. But there are still a lot of challenges — and concerns — to overcome.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | October 31, 2022
U.S. pharmacy chain Walgreens is deploying robots to fill prescriptions for drugstores amid a nationwide shortage of pharmacists and pharmacist technicians.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2022
"We have never previously observed such a volume of cyberattacks, variety of threat actors, and coordination of effort," the report says; some U.S. institutions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 23, 2022
At Rio Tinto's Gudai-Darri mine in western Australia, iron ore is hauled by almost two dozen driverless carts, with autonomous water carts used to control dust....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 14, 2022