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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
California drone startup Zipline has signed a service agreement with Utah's Intermountain Healthcare to deliver medicine and other supplies to its Salt Lake City...Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2021
The World Bank's Climate Warehouse program is consulting with cryptocurrency startups like the Chia Network to build a "public-good layer" for climate.
Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
Technology giants including Amazon, Microsoft, and Cisco are preparing to access data from India's farmers in a campaign to modernize the country's agricultural...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2021
New York City-based brain-computer interface startup Synchron said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized human clinical trials for its commercial...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2021
Internet retailer Alibaba and Chinese agriculture technology platform Pinduoduo are working on government initiatives to stave off a looming food crisis in China...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | February 22, 2021
The Pentagon is consulting with U.S. universities to evaluate software on aerospace company Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet in the hope of correcting the buggy...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2021
New regulations from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will require most U.S. drones to broadcast a radio signal identifying them and their location.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
As company offices reopen, some are using software to help them shuffle employees, schedule meetings, map office hot spots, and practice social distancing.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 30, 2020
China allowed millions of its citizens access to long-banned foreign websites like YouTube and Instagram in a two-week experiment of the Tuber mobile browser application...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2020
Apple and Singapore's government have partnered on the two-year LumiHealth initiative, which will monitor and reward user behavior via the Apple Watch and an iPhone...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2020
Google, Amazon, and Johnson & Johnson have joined the World Health Organization effort to combat the global Covid-19 pandemic's threat to smokers, partly with artificial...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020