The U.S. Postal Service is conducting a pilot study in which self-driving trucks will complete a more-than-1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2019
A U.S. National Science Foundation-funded project found machine learning techniques could anticipate Australian wheat yields two months before the end of the growing...National Science Foundation From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2019
Researchers at Michigan State University are analyzing big data to determine better research models to fight the spread of breast cancer and test potential drugs...Michigan State University From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2019
Intel and a coalition of security researchers have identified a new vulnerability in Intel's chips which could permit the theft of sensitive data from central processing...Wired From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2019
In South Korea, which turned on its 5G telecom networks nationwide in April, businesses and organizations are counting on 5G to enable the delivery of new technologies...Bloomberg BusinessWeek From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2019
Estonia is currently the only country in the world that authorizes online voting for its entire electorate, due to its confidence in its Internet voting (i-voting)...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2019
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed a computer simulation of tumor behavior that encapsulates finer blood-flow patterns and how they engineer cancer...Johns Hopkins Medicine Newsroom From ACM TechNews | May 17, 2019
Microsoft warns a serious vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Services could be exploited to launch a WannaCry-level attack against Internet-connected computers...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | May 17, 2019
A new algorithm gives robots handwriting and drawing capability, in a step toward machines that can communicate and collaborate more seamlessly with humans.
Brown University (RI) From ACM TechNews | May 17, 2019
University of Washington scientists have developed a pediatric ear-infection diagnostic technique that uses a smartphone to detect fluid accumulation behind the...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | May 17, 2019