Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
From ACM NewsArnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 21, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have developed a resilient RoboBee powered by soft artificial muscles that can experience collisions without being damaged.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Researchers used laser pointers and flashlights to effectively hijack digital assistants like Google Home, Amazon's Alexa, and Apple's Siri from hundreds of feet...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
A study by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement found inconsistent computer literacy rates across 12 countries.
Education Week From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Researchers have developed a teleoperation system that allows a two-legged robot to "borrow" a human operator's physical skills to move with greater agility.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Researchers in two U.S. Department of Defense units collaborated with a health IT company to develop a predictive algorithm that determines if a service member...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Earlier this year, Russia passed a law that theoretically would allow the government to sequester the country's Internet from the rest of the world, as well as...NPR Online From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Parents and students are grappling with the privacy implications of software increasingly used by U.S. schools, including apps that monitor students' movements—even...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
China has passed a cryptography statute, which will become law on Jan. 1, that regulates how government, businesses, and private citizens may use the technology...TechRadar From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019
Nearly half of female professionals in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics jobs surveyed said they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace...Layra DiDio From ACM News | October 31, 2019
Five teenaged Syrian refugees working together as Team Hope led a four-team alliance to win the grand finale of the FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai.
Khaleej Times (Dubai) From ACM TechNews | October 30, 2019