Swarm intelligence is a branch of artificial intelligence that attempts to get computers and robots to mimic the highly efficient behavior of colony insects such...Scientific American From ACM News | January 13, 2010
To deliver useful search returns from the so-called real-time Web--such as seconds-old Twitter "tweets" reporting traffic jams--Google has adapted its page-ranking...Technology Review From ACM News | January 13, 2010
The technology industry is going retro — moving away from remote controls, mice and joysticks to something that arrives without batteries, wires or a user manual...The New York Times From ACM News | January 12, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded $47 million in federal stimulus money to 14 private projects aimed at making data centers more energy efficient....eWeek From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2010
A new White House report says the U.S. government needs better information technology (IT) to counter potential terrorist attacks, such as the recent attempt to...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2010
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have proposed using Jaguar, a recently upgraded Cray XT5-based supercomputer, to help with U.S. government health care...Government Computer News From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2010
The University of Maryland has been awarded $10.3 million in stimulus funds by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to build an advanced quantum science...University of Maryland From ACM News | January 11, 2010
Argonne National Laboratory is phasing out its use of radioactive materials in favor of supercomputers for the purpose of conducting research. "The past was the...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 8, 2010
When Nintendo's Wii game console debuted in November 2006, its motion-sensing handheld "Wiimotes" got players off the couch and onto their feet.
Now Microsoft...Scientific American From ACM News | January 8, 2010
For over a decade now, health care experts have been promoting telemedicine, or the use of satellite technology, video conferencing and data transfer through phones...The New York Times From ACM News | January 8, 2010
U.S. employers added approximately 5,200 tech jobs last month even as the broader economy shed 85,000 positions from November to December, according to data released...InformationWeek From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a speech largely about how the information technology industry had stayed...Government Computer News From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Google is stepping up its forays into the energy world.
The Internet search company, which consumes vast amounts of electricity to run the computers in its data...The New York Times From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Vint Cerf, a co-designer of the Internet's TCP/IP protocols, ACM Fellow and A.M. Turing Award winner, and considered a father of the Internet itself, emphasized...ComputerWorld From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Las Vegas casinos are incubators of the world's most advanced surveillance tech. Here's how the spy gear that helps Sin City has taught everyone from government...Popular Mechanics From ACM News | January 7, 2010
Got an e-mail list of customers or readers and want to know more about each — such as their full name, friends, gender, age, interests, location, job and education...Wired From ACM News | January 7, 2010
A LONG-lived videogaming skill could be on the way out this year as Microsoft hones an add-on to its Xbox 360 console aimed at making button-studded games controllers...New Scientist From ACM News | January 7, 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
LAS VEGAS — To the dismay of safety advocates already worried about driver distraction, automakers and high-tech companies have found a new place to put sophisticated...The New York Times From ACM News | January 7, 2010
Today's stock market has become a world of automated transactions executed at lightning speed. This high-frequency trading could make the financial system more...Technology Review From ACM News | December 23, 2009