IBM and a number of other multinational corporations have jointly developed a new blockchain network, with the goal of improving manual and cumbersome supply chain...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2019
Rapid advancements of AI and facial recognition technologies, combined with a dramatic decline in costs, means that these systems are now viable for use by supermarkets...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The nonprofit Girls Who Code is collaborating with U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) on legislation whose overarching goal is to help close the gender gap in computer...Politico From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Visa is launching a platform to help its engineers quickly test artificial intelligence algorithms designed to detect and prevent credit card fraud.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with French software company Dassault Systemes to develop a virtual model of the human heart for evaluating new...NextGov From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
A 12-week study by drugmaker Eli Lilly, Apple, and Evidation Health found consumer devices and mobile apps could potentially help identify people with mild cognitive...Fierce Biotech From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Data from the College Board shows that more girls and minority high school students are taking the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course.
Government Technology-Center for Digital Education From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
A new study has found that two-minute-long smartphone videos of patients' faces can be used to take blood-pressure readings of those individuals that are 96% accurate...The Daily Mail (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The Swiss government is working to develop a system to handle ever-increasing aerial drone traffic, with the goal of allowing such unmanned aircraft to operate...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that Illinois-based Facebook users can sue the social network for using facial recognition software.
National Public Radio From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The Accenture professional services firm is expanding its quantum computing consulting practice, reflecting growing corporate interest in the technology.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2019