Researchers from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications have demonstrated secure measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution (MDI-QKD) transmission...The Optical Society From ACM TechNews | August 21, 2020
The U.K. Ministry of Defence is looking to fast-track new virtual reality technology from software developer Improbable that would create a digital "twin" of the...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | August 21, 2020
A team of students from Emory University has won this year's $500,000 Alexa Prize from Amazon for advancing conversational artificial intelligence by designing...Forbes From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2020
Researchers at the Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have created knowledge-primed neural networks which utilize signaling...Austrian Academy of Sciences From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2020
Microsoft has awarded $13.7 million to security researchers since July 2019 for reporting bugs in its software, which is triple the $4.4 million from the same period...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2020
Cornell University researchers have developed an algorithm to improve the fairness of online search rankings while retaining their utility and relevance.
Cornell Chronicle From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
The British government has changed its strategy of using an algorithm to estimate how students would have performed on A-level college admissions exams after results...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University researchers conducted a large-scale study and determined that sound can help robots differentiate between objects and identify what action...Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
Researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi eavesdropped on cellphone calls by exploiting a security flaw in basestation implementations...Ruhr-University Bochum From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
The pandemic has prompted more companies to replace workers with robots and artificial intelligence to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace and lower...Time From ACM TechNews | August 18, 2020
The U.S. Air Force, Red Balloon Security, and the Defense Digital Service teamed up on the NyanSat project to build an open source satellite communication tool...Wired From ACM TechNews | August 18, 2020
A study from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University demonstrated novel tools for flagging fake news on social media platforms.
...UT News From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
The U.S. National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have publicly exposed a sophisicated hacking tool that Russian intelligence used to penetrate...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
Google says it has created "the world's largest earthquake detection network" by adding quake detection features to almost all Google Play Android phones.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020