Google engineers are working on a translator for Google Android smartphones to convert one language into another quickly enough to allow speakers without a common...Wired From ACM News | February 8, 2010
The National Science Foundation and the Microsoft Corporation have agreed to offer American scientific researchers free access to the company’s new cloud computing...The New York Times From ACM News | February 5, 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
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
A fan upgrade that will save Oak Ridge National Laboratory's computing complex $150,000 a year in energy costs is just the latest step by the laboratory to reduce...Oak Ridge National Laboratory 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
Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple and a Toyota Prius owner, has suggested that the "unintended acceleration" problems affecting Toyota's cars may be caused...Times Online From ACM News | 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
An innovative computational technique developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado at Boulder draws on statistics,...National Center for Atmospheric Research From ACM News | February 2, 2010
In computing, the vision always precedes the reality by a decade or more. The pattern has held true from the personal computer to the Internet, as it takes time...The New York Times From ACM News | February 1, 2010
Supercomputing has helped astrophysicists create massive models of the universe, but such simulations remain out of reach for many in the United States and around...Space.com From ACM News | January 29, 2010
An innovative computational technique that draws on statistics, imaging, and other disciplines has the capability to detect errors in sensitive technological systems...niversity Corporation for Atmospheric Research From ACM News | January 28, 2010
Almost three decades ago, Richard Feynman — known popularly as much for his bongo drumming and pranks as for his brilliant insights into physics — told an electrified...Wired From ACM News | January 28, 2010
Researchers at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have incorporated cloud computing technology into Dimmunix, a new tool designed to...Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2010
A swarm robot demonstrator has been successfully tested by a European collaboration that brought together nine research and industry partners from seven countries...EROPA From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2010
Apple has been granted a patent for a multi-touch display that can sense when and where a finger is near the screen. The patent was one of 13 granted to Apple,U...NetworkWorld From ACM News | January 27, 2010
Researchers working in human-computer interaction are developing new interfaces to produce greater efficiencies in personal computing and enhance miniaturization...Kirk L. Kroeker From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2010
Novel research has improved the simulation performance of hardware models created in SystemC. Preliminary experiments showed the researchers were able to speed...Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State niversity From ACM News | January 26, 2010