Research recently funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 aims to develop computational tools that will utilize next-generation petascale computers...Georgia Institute of Technology From ACM News | November 17, 2009
The push to develop the Semantic Web recently received fresh support through a National Science Foundation grant, which has been awarded to researchers at Rensselaer...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
The future of supercomputing holds several significant software challenges, writes Numerical Algorithms Group's Andrew Jones. The first challenge is the rapidly...ZDNet K From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
Researchers at Intel and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) say distributed computing and robotics could be used to make shape-shifting electronics a reality in the...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
Cooperation between researchers, chipmakers, and tool suppliers working on the EUREKA MEDEA+ microelectronics Cluster ROBIN project has led to improved design methods...EREKA From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2009
University of Cambridge researchers have developed a simple and affordable method for constructing virtual three-dimensional (3D) models, which should make 3D modeling...niversity of Cambridge From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2009
Manindra Agrawal, an Indian professor who developed a deterministic polynomial time algorithm for detecting prime numbers, will receive the 2009 G.D. Birla Award...EE Times India From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2009
Google has unveiled Go, a new programming language the company says offers the speed of working in a dynamic language such as Python and the performance and safety...eWeek From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2009
The economic crisis and the reduced costs of high-tech tools and materials are fueling a resurgence in tinkering and experimentation. U.S. engineering schools...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2009
Face-recognition technology might be used to screen the residents at Hong Kong border checkpoints, Hong Kong's Security Secretary Ambrose Lee said Thursday (Nov...Trak.in News From ACM News | November 13, 2009
By turning the brain cell activity underlying fly eyesight into mathematical equations, researchers have found an ultra-efficient method for pulling motion patterns...Wired.com From ACM News | November 12, 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Barbara Liskov, winner of ACM's 2008 A.M. Turing Award, recently delivered the first lecture of MIT's 2009...MIT News From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
James Oliver picked up an Xbox game controller, looked up to a video screen and used the device's buttons and joystick to fly through a patient's chest cavity for...Iowa State niversity From ACM News | November 12, 2009
New software is under development that doctors hope will help them identify brain tumours in children that will grow aggressively. A new software tool can integrate... From ICT Results | November 11, 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
The Wi-Fi Alliance has formed a task group to determine what standards need to be modified to ensure Wi-Fi is the tool of choice for smart-grid applications.
The...CNET From ACM News | November 11, 2009
Netbooks have grown in popularity and with them a demand for software. But developers who assume there's no need to create applications differently when they enter...Paul Hyman From ACM News | November 11, 2009
Scientists at Microsoft research have unveiled Ripley, a new way to secure complex Web applications by effectively cloning the user's browser and running it remotely...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009