Late last week, as some staff astronomers embarked on trips to see Monday's solar eclipse, two of NASA's space-based observatories—Hubble and Chandra X-ray—and...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | August 25, 2017
China is planning to boost its computing power tenfold within a couple of years by building the world's first exascale computer with a dedicated mission of helping...South China Morning Post From ACM News | August 25, 2017
Researchers at the University of Manchester proved that data storage is possible in individual molecules at -213 degrees Celsius, which is extremely close to the...University of Manchester From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2017
Stanford University professor Andrew Ng's current area of concentration is teaching next-generation artificial intelligence specialists to train computers.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2017
The U.S. National Science Foundation will allocate $17.7 million to fund 12 Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science projects that support research...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2017
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel warn smartphone security can be compromised by repair shops that install replacement parts containing...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2017
In the darkness of early morning on August 21, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker in the Strait of Malacca off Singapore.
Ars Technica From ACM News | August 25, 2017
As excited as we are about the forthcoming generation of social home robots (including Jibo, Kuri, and many others), it's hard to ignore the fact that most of them...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 24, 2017
Researchers at Northeastern University say they have found a "modest correlation" between journalists' Twitter networks and the ideological aspects of their news...News@Northeastern From ACM TechNews | August 24, 2017
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have received a grant to develop a networked airborne computing platform for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles...UTA News Center From ACM TechNews | August 24, 2017
More than 60 years ago, Francis Crick and James Watson discovered the double-helical structure of deoxyribonucleic acid—better known as DNA. Today, for the cost...Scientific American From ACM News | August 23, 2017