University of California, Berkeley researchers demonstrated that a few self-driving cars can prevent traffic jams, and in some cases double the average speed of...Science From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 19, 2018
Researchers at the University of Koblenz-Landa in Germany developed a robotic system that was able to successfully clean at least 80% of the liquid from on and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Princeton University researchers have constructed a programmable computer chip that incorporates in-memory computing, eliminating the need for processors to retrieve...Princeton University From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
The Christiana Care Health System was awarded the 2018 Magnet Prize from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for its use of virtual reality technology to improve...Christiana Care News From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture...Reuters From ACM News | November 16, 2018
In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua,' the first known interstellar object to visit our solar...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Smoke filled the cabin as the Boeing 747 plunged towards snow-covered mountains in southern Alaska. All four engines had shut down, and it took the pilots eight...Nature From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way to improve the battery life of mobile devices, by minimizing the power consumption of mobile apps by up to 60%.
Aston University From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2018
California continues to be plagued by wildfires, including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 14, 2018
University of California, Riverside scientists have determined how hackers can exploit graphics processing units to expose private data.
University of California, Riverside From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2018
Social media companies are struggling to contain new forms of political misinformation on their platforms that bubbled up during this year's midterm elections.
...The Hill From ACM News | November 12, 2018