European nations are considering, or have opted for, technology developed by Apple and Google for smartphone contact-tracing applications to contain the coronavirus...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
Quantum computers used to be an impossible dream. Now, after a decade of research by some of the world's biggest tech companies, they're on the verge of changing...Wired (U.K.) From ACM News | May 18, 2020
A five-year EU effort to develop a proactive humanoid assistant as a "second pair of hands" for industrial workers has concluded with the development of a new robotic...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
Researchers are developing next-generation planetary explorers that can negotiate hills and soft granular surfaces without getting stuck in sand traps.
Georgia Tech News Center From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Researchers used the MOGON II supercomputer to identify several drugs approved for treating hepatitis C viral infection as potential candidates against COVID-19...Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Reports warn that legislation to curb disinformation on the coronavirus could damage legitimate journalism's efforts to combat this "disinfodemic."
The University of Sheffield (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Crowdsourced data, artificial intelligence, and cryptography are emerging as vital tools for controlling transmission of COVID-19 as countries look for exit strategies...Karen Emslie From ACM News | May 14, 2020
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
The University of Southern California Election Security Initiative is scrambling to virtually train campaign and election officials across the U.S. before the November...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020