A team of students from Emory University has won this year's $500,000 Alexa Prize from Amazon for advancing conversational artificial intelligence by designing...Forbes From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University researchers conducted a large-scale study and determined that sound can help robots differentiate between objects and identify what action...Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
Artificial intelligence can help doctors better understand what is happening to (and in) their patients when it matters most.
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A study from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University demonstrated novel tools for flagging fake news on social media platforms.
...UT News From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
Google says it has created "the world's largest earthquake detection network" by adding quake detection features to almost all Google Play Android phones.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
Facebook, Google, and other major technology firms Wednesday announced an expansion of their coalition to secure the November U.S. presidential election, and met...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2020
Robots increasingly are filling some of the most common job roles in warehousing and logistics due to the explosion of e-commerce, Covid-19 stay-at-home orders,...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2020
U.S. Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard Thursday detailed her agency's research plans on the potential development of a U.S. central bank digital currency,...Forbes From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2020
Fidelity Investments was among the companies involved in testing the new service, which will allow businesses to experiment with the super-fast computing.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | August 14, 2020
Researchers at Hewlett Packard Labs have developed a new memristor-based annealing system that can solve combinatorial optimization problems rapidly and efficiently...TechXplore From ACM News | August 14, 2020
The U.S. National Security Agency has released new guidance for military and intelligence community staff, warning of threats to national security from cellphone...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2020
Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared...The New York Times From ACM News | August 13, 2020