Amazon is hiring aggressively to meet customer demand. Traffic has soared on Facebook and YouTube. And cloud computing has become essential to home workers.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 24, 2020
An alliance of Chinese government groups, banks, and technology firms plans to launch one of the first blockchain networks constructed and maintained by a central...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020
Researchers equipped a quadcopter with event cameras and algorithms to reduce its reaction time and enable it to avoid a ball thrown at it from a short distance...University of Zurich From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020
Researchers in Canada have developed a system that combines artificial intelligence with human knowledge to provide faster, more accurate cancer diagnoses.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | March 19, 2020
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is seeking comment on updated regulations meant to improve automotive passenger safety in autonomous vehicles...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | March 18, 2020
Researchers demonstrated that virtual reality users are more likely to exercise better when vying with realistic, rather than idealized, avatars of themselves.
...University of Bath From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Technology companies increasingly are backing proposed laws that would limit the use of facial recognition systems, in an effort to head off more restrictive bills...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Researchers have created a system that uses the Amazon Alexa smart speaker's microphone array in combination with echoes of one’s voice to localize a user's whereabouts...University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Coordinated Science Lab From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020