Quantum computers, once thought to be "superior" to classical computers, increasingly are being seen as yet another accelerator…
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers say that custom data centers being built for cloud computing systems are very energy efficient. "There are issues with property rights and confidentiality...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2009
Google's Project 10
— a contest celebrating the company's 10th anniversary — asked participants in September 2008 to submit ideas that could help change the...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2009
Carmaker Toyota has teamed up with the Riken Brain Science Institute to create a computer the reads the brainwaves of a person seated in a wheelchair to control...New Tang Dynasty Television From ACM News | September 28, 2009
Scientists from six European countries have designed a new automatic driving assistance program called DRIVSCO. The program studies the car owner's driving pattern...ScienceDaily From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2009
The Smart Cane is a prototype device developed by Central Michigan University (CMU) engineering students to help visually-impaired people navigate and avoid obstacles...RFID Journal From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2009
European researchers are creating new technology that could, ultimately, make accessible the sum of humankind’s knowledge. Hundreds of organisations and millions... From ICT Results | September 25, 2009
The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The U.S. Commerce Department's Joint Project Agreement (JPA) with ICANN is set to expire on Sept. 30. As that date approaches, Commerce is under increasing pressure...Investor's Business Daily From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2009
Information, the very thing that makes it possible to be an engineer, a doctor, a lawyer, or any other kind of information worker, is threatening our ability to...IEEE Spectrum Magazine From ACM News | September 24, 2009
RFID technology has led to better safety handling of raw materials and finished products in the food industry, which is also using the technology to speed up the...The Institute of Food Technologists From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of California, Berkeley professors Maneesh Agrawala and Lin He have been named MacArthur Fellows, which provides them with five-year, $500,000 grants...C Berkeley News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
In his recent address at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., U.S. President Barack Obama cited the need for the United States to strengthen its commitment...Computing Research Association From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
Three mathematics and science professors called on the U.S. government to support institutional programs that have succeeded in attracting and retaining minority...The Chronicle of Higher Education From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of Missouri researchers Ashwin Mohan and Sandeep Pendyam, doctoral students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are utilizing computational...niversity of Missouri News Bureau From ACM News | September 23, 2009
Interactions between humans and machines are evolving to the point where they could include having sexual relations, says David Levy, who won the 2009 Loebner prize...Guardian nlimited (K) From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2009
Netflix, the movie rental company, has decided its million-dollar-prize competition was such a good investment that it is planning another one.
The company’srecommendation...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2009
Two students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) sought to determine whether online social network users were unknowingly revealing sensitive details...The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009