Businesses are tapping the gaming-engine software of "Fortnite" and other videogames for applications ranging from car design to drug discovery. \]
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
Voting machine vendor Election Systems & Software has called on Congress to pass legislation requiring paper trails for all votes to protect against hacking.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 14, 2019
The Yaba neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, is a growing technology hub hosting more than 60 startups, digital laboratories, and the Yaba College of Technology.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2019
A new artificial intelligence system can detect unidentified or underidentified structural damage in major infrastructure such as nuclear reactors, skyscrapers,...Purdue niversity News From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2019
Researchers have developed a technique to automatically analyze portrait artwork, factoring in fine-grained detail, accuracy, and individual artistic style.
SIGGRAPH 2019 From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Microsoft is encouraging security researchers to try hacking its flagship Azure cloud-computing service, so the company can find and correct vulnerabilities.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
A computer virus has crippled Philadelphia's online court system for more than three weeks, raising issues about how cities can respond when essential services...The Verge From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019