The University of California, Berkeley's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab has developed the Dynamic Autonomous Sprawled Hexapod (DASH), a small, inexpensive, and highly...CITRIS Newsletter From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2010
Princeton University professor Jason Petta has developed a technique that can control the properties of a lone electron, a feat that is essential to the development...Princeton niversity From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2010
An Indian telecom company is deploying simple cell phone base stations that need as little as 50 watts of solar-provided power. It will soon announce plans to sell...Technology Review From ACM News | February 10, 2010
If wireless operators thought they'd faced a deluge of data traffic from the iPhone, they haven't seen anything yet, according to a survey from network equipment...CNET From ACM News | February 9, 2010
Security consultant Christopher Tarnovsky recently discovered a way to break chips that carry a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) designation by essentially spying...PhysOrg.com From ACM TechNews | February 9, 2010
A SWARM of "smart dust" spacecraft, positioned at a sweet spot between the Earth and the sun, could alert us to the approach of dangerous space storms well before...New Scientist From ACM News | February 9, 2010
Over the last few years, scientists have discovered hundreds of genetic variants linked to disease. But the vast majority of that research has focused on people...Technology Review From ACM News | February 8, 2010
LET'S face it: power cables are unsightly dust-traps. PCs, TVs and music players are becoming slicker every year, but the nest of vipers in the corner of everyAn...New Scientist From ACM News | February 8, 2010
Engineers from NASA and General Motors have jointly developed what they tout as "the world's most dexterous robot" called "Robonaut2" to supplement human activity...MSNBC From ACM News | February 4, 2010
Business spending on technology goods and services is returning as the economy mends, pumping new life into suppliers such as Cisco Systems Inc., though it has...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 4, 2010
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
The China-U.S. diplomatic spat over cyberattacks on Google has highlighted the growing significance of the Internet as a theater of combat.
Deputy Defense Secretary...Time From ACM News | February 3, 2010
Despite widespread speculation, nothing beyond what Steve Jobs announced last week is known about the A4 chip at the heart of the Apple iPad.
Jobs described the...Technology Review From ACM News | February 3, 2010
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics and the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf have described the electrical resistance and current...Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany) From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2010
Looking like a robotic mule, the Legged Squad Support System (LS3) being developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will carry 400 pounds of equipment...Defense Industry Daily From ACM News | February 2, 2010
Many people may assume that conventional television sets and computer monitors — the kind that use CRTs rather than flat panel screens — have virtually disappeared...MIT News From ACM News | February 2, 2010
Being hacked by a robot requires much less hardware than I expected. There’s no need for virtual-reality goggles or 3D holograms. There are no skullcaps studded...Popular Mechanics From ACM News | February 1, 2010
Princeton University researchers have developed power-generating rubber films that can harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power electronic...Princeton Engineering News From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2010
Purdue University researchers have developed microids, miniature, insect-like robots that feature tiny legs and mandibles built using solid-state muscles. Computer...Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2010
Researchers from the Institute for Theoretical Science at the Graz University of Technology are creating a new generation of neuro-computers based on learning mechanisms...Graz University of Technology (Austria) From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2010