Arizona has filed a lawsuit against Google for allegedly monitoring the locations of Android smartphone users even when such features purportedly were disabled,...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2020
Supercomputer models determined that competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens was likely responsible for the former's extinction in Eurasia.
Institute for Basic Science (South Korea) From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2020
Researchers in Colorado used cellphone data to estimate how much Colorado residents have changed their behavior since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colorado State University From ACM TechNews | May 28, 2020
Dispatchers and first responders are using technology like live video streams, text messaging, and crowdsourced data to help 911 centers during the COVID-19 pandemic...Government Technology From ACM TechNews | May 28, 2020
New software allows medical staff to obtain a patient’s hemoglobin count in real time by capturing an image of the patient's inner eyelid with a smartphone.
Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2020
Two studies evaluated a robot comedian's performance at comedy clubs to gather data to enable more effective robot-human interplay through humor.
Oregon State University News From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2020
The learning platform edX has seen its enrollments increase tenfold while its computer science offerings increase ninefold over the past few months, fueled by the...Forbes From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2020
An international team of researchers found 335 new gravitational lensing candidates in the data collected for a U.S. Department of Energy-supported telescope project...Berkeley Lab News Center From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2020
A new study incorporates a mathematical model that predicts protein sites on viruses that might be particularly susceptible to disabling treatments.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2020