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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
One of the most complex efforts toward a quantum computer has been shown off at the American Physical Society meeting in Dallas in the U.S. It uses the strange...BBC News From ACM News | March 22, 2011
The way Websites track visitors and tailor ads to their behavior is about to undergo a big shake-up. From 25 May, European laws dictate that "explicit consent"...BBC News From ACM News | March 10, 2011
An international group of scientists are aiming to create a simulator that can replicate everything happening on Earth—from global weather patterns and the spread...BBC News From ACM News | December 30, 2010
With a global economy and flights that can take you all over the world in hours, why is it that we still struggle with a language barrier that technology is finding...BBC News From ACM News | November 10, 2010
It is a remarkable acrobatic display. Two German radar satellites are now flying in tight formation as they prepare to make the most detailed ever 3D map of the...BBC News From ACM News | October 19, 2010
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is set to replace BIOS as the dominant PC startup software and could allow computers to start in just seconds. BBC News From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2010
University of Bath researchers led by professor Peter Hall and Ph.D. candidate Chris Li have developed software that enables a computer to process video of a tree...BBC News From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2010
New modeling software called Qlucore is being used by researchers at King's College to study how genes react to toxins. The gene-modeling software can sort through...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2009
A giant "digital cloud" that would "float" above London's skyline has been outlined by an international team of architects, artists and engineers.
The construction...BBC News From ACM News | November 11, 2009
A silicon chip about the size of a penny that uses photons to run Shor's algorithm has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol in the...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2009
Artificial intelligence agents that automatically negotiate for online shoppers, called Negotiation Ninjas, will be tested on a shopping Web site called Aroxo this...BBC News From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2009
Deb Roy, an artificial intelligence researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, is exploring children's development of communication skills...BBC News From ACM TechNews | July 6, 2009