Google says its DeepMind unit's AlphaGo Zero algorithm defeated world-leading specialist software Stockfish 8 in a chess match within hours of teaching itself the...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2017
Online fraudsters are frustrating Christmas shoppers by using software bots to buy up the most popular toys to resell at inflated prices at third-party websites...National Public Radio From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2017
On Monday, NBC Nightly News broadcast a report claiming that White House officials had discussed using an experimental weapon to disrupt or disable a North Korean...Ars Technica From ACM News | December 8, 2017
Researchers recently conducted a user test of the UniD mobile app, which is designed to make brochures at national parks accessible to the visually impaired.
UH Manoa News From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2017
PinMe is an application that can pinpoint and monitor people via their smartphones even when global-positioning system data access is deactivated.
Princeton University From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2017
Every month, about four million more Indians get online. They include people like Manju, a 35-year-old seamstress in this city of ancient palaces, who got her first...The New York Times From ACM News | December 6, 2017
Actors in robot costumes stood in the lobby of the Westin hotel in Long Beach, California on Sunday night, "Intel Inside" stickers displayed on their foam torsos...Bloomberg From ACM Careers | December 6, 2017
Over the past five years, the idea that computer programming–or "coding"–is the key to the future for both children and adults alike has become received wisdom...The Conversation From ACM News | December 6, 2017
This year's Computer Science Education Week, which started Monday, continues an ongoing effort to encourage K-12 students to engage with coding and computer science...EdScoop From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2017
A prototype augmented reality display can show a virtual image that both blocks real-world objects sitting behind it and can itself be blocked by other real-world...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2017
Researchers have simulated the energy spectrum predicted for two-dimensional electrons in a magnetic field, known as the Hofstadter butterfly.
National University of Singapore From ACM TechNews | December 6, 2017