Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
From ACM NewsArnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 21, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Drone startups increasingly are being targeted by venture investors, due to expected growth in the sector amid technological advancements and federal approvals....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2020
Twitter has issued an apology for an image-cropping algorithm deemed racist after users found it would automatically focus on white faces over black ones.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Computer models developed by researchers at the University of Wyoming use artificial intelligence to identify images of wild animals in camera-trap photographs....University of Wyoming From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Researchers at Liverpool Hope University in the U.K. created a tool that can sort materials for recycling by combining a Raspberry Pi 3 model with optical sensors...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
The U.K.'s National Cyber Security Center is warning colleges and universities that increasing numbers of cyberattacks threaten to disrupt the start of the Fall...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Operation Disruptor is an unprecedented international law enforcement effort, stemming from last year's seizure of a popular underground bazaar called Wall Street...Wired From ACM News | September 23, 2020
U.K. grocery chain Tesco next month will start trialing a drone delivery service in Ireland's County Galway, using unmanned aerial vehicles from Manna to deliver...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2020
A soft wearable device developed by engineers at the University of New South Wales Sydney in Australia recreates the sense of touch using haptic technology.
University of New South Wales From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2020
The rule that the same dollar buys twice the computing power every 18 months is no longer true, but a new law—which we named for the CEO of Nvidia, the company...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 21, 2020
Researchers have enhanced deep neural network performance by integrating feature normalization and feature attention modules into a hybrid attentive normalization...NC State News From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
Researchers have developed a modeling and simulation toolkit to help researchers and city planners determine the specific advantages and disadvantages of urban...National Renewable Energy Laboratory From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
Arizona State University engineers have come up with an algorithm that manages autonomous vehicle traffic through intersections safely, under real-life conditions...ASU Now From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
U.K. police agencies are trying out the use of aerial drones to support ground-based forces in scenarios where helicopter or aircraft deployments may be less practical...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020