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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.
At South Korea's Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, researchers invented a method for creating a thin holographic video display for mobile phones.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2020
A cryptographic master tool called indistinguishability obfuscation has for years seemed too good to be true. Three researchers have figured out that it can work...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | November 10, 2020
Tunisian startup Cure Bionics has developed a three-dimensionally-printed solar-powered bionic hand, to help amputees and other disabled people throughout Africa...France24 From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2020
A new sensor material has high sensitivity but low hysteresis, paving the way for more accurate wearable health technology and robotic sensing.
NUS News (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2020
Online retailers have taken steps during the pandemic to improve their search and recommendation engines by building predictive models with high levels of accuracy...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2020
University of Southern California computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence tool to automatically detect bias in news.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
University of Michigan researchers have developed a model that simplifies robots' ability to follow commands by allowing them to understand what people are saying...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
Silicon Valley companies are scooping up Hollywood digital visual-effects artists and technology to enhance their augmented and virtual reality products with lifelike...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
The U.K.'s National Health Service is among more than a dozen partners that have signed up for a pilot program of Tim Berners-Lee's new company to promote a new...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
The Silicon Valley pioneer long held it had to build its flagship chips in its own factories; then it hit the wall and is considering outsourcing—a milestone in...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | November 9, 2020
Researchers used biomimetic fish-like robots to demonstrate that fish save energy by swimming in schools without having to keep fixed distances from each other....University of Konstanz (Germany) From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2020