Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne created a proof of concept platform for hard drives that will be smaller, faster, and more energy...EPFL News (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | March 17, 2020
Information technology security experts assessing personal identification numbers codes for securing smartphones found six-digit PINs offer little more security...Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Extensive mitigations deployed during the last six years have failed to eliminate modern random-access memory (RAM) cards' vulnerability to Rowhammer exploits.
...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge recently concluded its Urban Circuit, with a team of robots and operators from NASA's...Jet Propulsion Laboratory From ACM TechNews | March 9, 2020
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has contracted for two new supercomputers, which would triple the organization's computing capacity.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2020
A new robotic skeleton is embedded with 32 photodiodes and 30 adjacent LEDs, and is covered by a squishy skin of reflective silicone that keeps the device's own...Wired From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2020
Researchers have engineered an octopus-inspired soft robotic arm that grasps, moves, and manipulates objects of all shapes, sizes, and textures.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
Researchers have developed a machine learning technique that reduces battery testing times by 98%—a step toward longer-lasting, faster-charging batteries for electric...Stanford News From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2020
Researchers combined virtual reality with three-dimensional motion-capture technology to help patients perform physiotherapy exercises at home.
University of Warwick News & Events From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
Employers are providing workers with high-tech tools to help them get more sleep, in the hope of improving productivity and reducing healthcare costs.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020