The news archive provides access to past news stories from Communications of the ACM and other sources by date.
The lack of representation of women and minorities in the U.S. technology sector is a problem Obama administration chief technology officer Megan Smith wants to solve.
Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed robotic pants with built-in artificial muscles designed to aid the elderly or people with disabilities.
Oxford University researchers are developing situation-aware mobile robotic systems for use in diverse applications.
University of Chicago researchers are studying natural language morphology in an attempt to develop computers that are better at understanding human language.
A small group of high-ranking Pentagon officials made a quiet visit to Silicon Valley in December to solicit national security ideas from start-up firms with little or no history of working with the military.
A survey found the language in use in introductory programming classes in the top U.S. computer science schools.
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication is coming. Are we ready for it?
A machine that could create organic molecules on demand awaits appropriate software and analytical components.