The Smart Cane is a prototype device developed by Central Michigan University (CMU) engineering students to help visually-impaired people navigate and avoid obstacles...RFID Journal From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2009
European researchers are creating new technology that could, ultimately, make accessible the sum of humankind’s knowledge. Hundreds of organisations and millions... From ICT Results | September 25, 2009
The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The U.S. Commerce Department's Joint Project Agreement (JPA) with ICANN is set to expire on Sept. 30. As that date approaches, Commerce is under increasing pressure...Investor's Business Daily From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2009
Information, the very thing that makes it possible to be an engineer, a doctor, a lawyer, or any other kind of information worker, is threatening our ability to...IEEE Spectrum Magazine From ACM News | September 24, 2009
RFID technology has led to better safety handling of raw materials and finished products in the food industry, which is also using the technology to speed up the...The Institute of Food Technologists From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of California, Berkeley professors Maneesh Agrawala and Lin He have been named MacArthur Fellows, which provides them with five-year, $500,000 grants...C Berkeley News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
In his recent address at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., U.S. President Barack Obama cited the need for the United States to strengthen its commitment...Computing Research Association From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
Three mathematics and science professors called on the U.S. government to support institutional programs that have succeeded in attracting and retaining minority...The Chronicle of Higher Education From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of Missouri researchers Ashwin Mohan and Sandeep Pendyam, doctoral students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are utilizing computational...niversity of Missouri News Bureau From ACM News | September 23, 2009
Interactions between humans and machines are evolving to the point where they could include having sexual relations, says David Levy, who won the 2009 Loebner prize...Guardian nlimited (K) From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2009
Netflix, the movie rental company, has decided its million-dollar-prize competition was such a good investment that it is planning another one.
The company’srecommendation...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2009
Two students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) sought to determine whether online social network users were unknowingly revealing sensitive details...The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
The United States will lose many skilled workers over the next five years as 100,000 immigrants from India and 100,000 immigrants from China return home, warns...SA Today From ACM News | September 21, 2009
University of Adelaide researchers have developed software that eliminates the need for security personnel at large public venues to search for suspicious activity...niversity of Adelaide From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
The European Union-funded Project Indect is developing software that monitors and processes information collected from Web sites, discussion forums, file servers...Telegraph.co.uk From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
Cities will be transformed by WiMax, smart grids, social networks, and other emerging technologies, once they are cohesively integrated. WiMax is seen as a critical...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009