The Swedish Data Protection Authority fined the municipality of Skelleftea for using facial recognition to track students in violation of the European Union's General...BBC News From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2019
New soft robotic systems inspired by origami can move and change shape in response to external stimuli.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2019
A new study predicts 44% of the $135 billion projected to be spent in 2024 to secure critical city infrastructure against hackers will be invested in data safeguards...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
Researchers at Facebook have developed a tool that lets users better see and control the information the company has collected about their browsing habits outside...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
The newly released Multi-agent System for non-Holonomic Racing (MuSHR) platform is intended for use in assembling a robotic race car, as well as for use as a tool...UW Allen School News From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
A new technique can transform the quantum behavior of an intermetallic crystal of cerium, palladium, and silicon so electrons compete to occupy either orbitals...Rice University From ACM TechNews | August 29, 2019
A new system automatically learns how to optimally allocate data processing workloads across thousands of servers as a means of boosting data center efficiency....MIT News From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
The present state of software engineering education at universities does not meet the needs of technology-based software startups, according to a new study.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
A new smartphone app can detect extremely small amounts of norovirus (the most common cause of gastroenteritis) in water, when used with a microscope attachment...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
The Democratic National Committee warned its Rules and By-Laws Committee that virtual caucusing via teleconferencing may be untenable, as experts successfully hacked...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
China's advantage in the quantum technology field is worrisome to some scientists and officials in the U.S., and Beijing's ongoing investment in the technology...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2019
U.S. technology firms are hiring more employees in Toronto, Canada, drawn by a talented workforce, a diverse population, and labor and cultural properties that...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2019
A study by online employment website CareerBuilder found software developers to be among the highest-compensated and fastest-growing jobs in every U.S. state.
MarketWatch From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2019