An international team of more than 170 experts evaluated the opportunities and challenges facing the use of robotic technology for urban nature and green space....University of Leeds (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | January 6, 2021
Chief information officers last year had to reprioritize corporate demands and establish new boundaries to prevent team burnout due to remote work and the ramp-up...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 5, 2021
Encrypted identification data on a smartcard or smartphone can deliver significant benefits while boosting security, but raise concerns about privacy and the potential...Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | January 5, 2021
Software company Burning Glass Technologies projected quantum computing and connected technologies will be among the 10 most "disruptive" information technology...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
New regulations from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will require most U.S. drones to broadcast a radio signal identifying them and their location.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
Apple's lawsuit against security research firm Corellium has failed, with a federal judge rejecting claims that Corellium's software breached copyright law.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
A New Jersey man was accused of shoplifting and trying to hit an officer with a car. He is the third known Black man to be wrongfully arrested based on face recognition...The New York Times From ACM News | December 30, 2020
Using teletherapy, metrics, and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken....The New York Times From ACM News | December 29, 2020
Purdue University innovators generated a virtual reality model of the D-Day beaches in Normandy, France, using battlefield simulations designed to train future...Purdue University Research Foundation News From ACM TechNews | December 28, 2020
A three-dimensionally printed soft robotic finger features a built-in sensor with adjustable stiffness that could pave the way for more dexterous robotic handling...Ritsumeikan University (Japan) From ACM TechNews | December 28, 2020
Two Marin County, CA, high school students built apps to help local schools contain the spread of Covid-19, hoping to encourage in-person attendance while maintaining...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2020