The FBI and Apple are bracing for another potential fight over encryption, this time because of the iPhone of the dead gunman in Sunday's Texas church shooting,...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 9, 2017
Salesforce artificial intelligence researchers have disclosed details of their project to translate text without human input, using Google's Transformer system....CNBC From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2017
Researchers are using a U.S. National Science Foundation grant to enhance Hasbro's Joy for All Companion Pets into smart robots that can help older adults with...News from Brown From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2017
Researchers at the University of Innsbruck in Austria have developed a technique to transfer quantum information between systems that are encoded in different ways...University of Innsbruck From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras—a technologist who feared what technology had wrought. Her cause was voting: Specifically, she believed...The Atlantic From ACM News | November 8, 2017
The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 8, 2017
Singapore Management University professor Akshat Kumar is developing computational methods for choreographing the movements of autonomous cars and ships.
Asian Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
Computer science researchers recently helped to make a major advance in astronomy, as scientists announced last month they observed two neutron stars colliding....University of California, Merced From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
Researchers say they have developed a "real-time-avatar-robotic arm" that transmits sound, vision, and tactile sensations to remotely located users.
Keio University (Japan) From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
A letter from 122 members of the Australian artificial intelligence research community urges Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to support for a ban on...UNSW Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
Heat from friction could power hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus for billions of years if the moon has a highly porous core, according to a new modeling...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 8, 2017