Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Designers and appliance makers increasingly rely on a host of technological innovations to update the traditional tasks of cooking, storing and cleaning up.
UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | November 23, 2020
Popular disaster applications are violating their privacy policies by continuing to track users' whereabouts, or providing personal information to third parties...University of Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2020
Schools struggling to stay open during the Covid-19 pandemic are being targeted by ransomware, as hackers threaten to post sensitive student information online....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2020
University of Michigan researchers used an automated censorship tracking system to demonstrate that online censorship is proliferating in even the freest countries...University of Michigan News From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
Although federal officials declared the 2020 presidential election the "most secure in American history," there were still technical problems.
Government Technology From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
Tyson Foods CEO Dean Banks said the U.S. meatpacking company is using infection-tracking algorithms and employee testing to protect workers from a Covid-19 surge...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
A soft fabric robotic gripper developed by University of New South Wales Sydney engineers can grasp, pick up, and release fragile objects without breaking them....University of New South Wales Sydney Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2020
Computer scientists, neurobiologists, and a master-perfumer at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a framework for odors that maps how they are...Weizmann Institute of Science From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2020
City College of New York researchers say they have developed a quantum algorithm with the potential to study a class of many-electron quantums system using quantum...SciTechDaily From ACM News | November 17, 2020
Unless action is taken now, by 2025 next generation technology, on which the world will increasingly rely, has the potential to overwhelm the defences of the global...World Economic Forum From ACM News | November 16, 2020
Autonomous vehicle startup Cruise has announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver orders from a Scottsdale, AZ, Walmart store to local customers' homes.
VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2020