It's not just our genomes that make us unique. The genomic profile of bacteria that rub off our fingertips and onto objects we touch--a computer keyboard, for instance...Technology Review From ACM News | March 16, 2010
In the wake of a massive public-relations nightmare involving brake problems in its cars, Toyota is investigating two more reports this week of unintended acceleration...Technology Review From ACM News | March 11, 2010
An Indian telecom company is deploying simple cell phone base stations that need as little as 50 watts of solar-provided power. It will soon announce plans to sell...Technology Review From ACM News | February 10, 2010
Over the last few years, scientists have discovered hundreds of genetic variants linked to disease. But the vast majority of that research has focused on people...Technology Review From ACM News | February 8, 2010
Despite widespread speculation, nothing beyond what Steve Jobs announced last week is known about the A4 chip at the heart of the Apple iPad.
Jobs described the...Technology Review From ACM News | February 3, 2010
Today's stock market has become a world of automated transactions executed at lightning speed. This high-frequency trading could make the financial system more...Technology Review From ACM News | December 23, 2009
The way signal strength varies in a wireless network can reveal what's going on behind closed doors.
It's every schoolboy's dream: an easy way of looking through...Technology Review From ACM News | October 1, 2009
At the 9th annual Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, security researchers discussed alternatives to existing systems designed to help Internet users maintain...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2009
Two programmers have hacked the World of Warcraft online game environment with a set of programs that automate in-game characters, which game developer Blizzard...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 6, 2009
New U.S. passport cards and driver's licenses issued by Washington and New York state are designed to enable U.S. citizens to cross international borders more efficiently...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | February 9, 2009