At the most recent Zhuhai air show, the premier event for China's aviation industry, crowds swarmed around a model of an armed, jet-propelled drone and marveled...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 13, 2011
A third of all American adults own a smartphone and for many minority and low-income users, those mobile devices have replaced computers for Internet access. The...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 12, 2011
The machine looks like the offspring of an Erector Set and an inkjet printer. The "ink" feels like applesauce and looks like icing. As nozzles expel the pearly...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 11, 2011
The suspect's house, just west of this city, sat on a hilltop at the end of a steep, exposed driveway. Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety believed...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 25, 2011
The Supreme Court on Monday loosened the limits on the kinds of inventions that are eligible for patent protection in a case that was closely watched for its impacts...The Washington Post From ACM News | June 30, 2010
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
There probably are just two times when you think about a traffic light.
When one just turned yellow. ("Can I make it?")
When one has been red for too long. ("Come...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 7, 2010
The replacement of an important piece of collision-prevention equipment five days before last week's fatal train crash on the Washington, D.C., Metro's Red Line...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 2, 2009
Computer scientists are developing machines that enable users to feel digital content. "The world is going digital, but people are analog," says Immersion Corp...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2008