Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The Cyberspace Administration of China Tuesday began enforcement of its "deep synthesis" technology regulations in an effort to prevent the production of "deepfakes...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2023
Ukraine has digitally networked its fighting forces, intelligence, and weapons on the cheap through satellite communications and custom software.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2023
Officials from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's 38 member-states finalized a framework to limit governments' access to citizens' personal...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2022
Maersk and IBM last month shut down their global platform that was supposed to bring blockchain to the shipping industry. Other big bets are moving slowly.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 15, 2022
The action comes the same day Twitter moved to boost its revenue not linked to digital advertising by reintroducing a paid-for subscription service that would show...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 13, 2022
Proposed legislation in Canada that would require digital platforms to promote Canadian content over foreign-made content is facing pushback from leading tech firms...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2022
Automating some warehouse functions could let the giant do more with its existing workforce—or the retailer may not require all the humans it employs today.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 5, 2022
'Ambient computing' is coming, and it promises to change how we interact with the world. But there are still a lot of challenges — and concerns — to overcome.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | October 31, 2022
At Rio Tinto's Gudai-Darri mine in western Australia, iron ore is hauled by almost two dozen driverless carts, with autonomous water carts used to control dust....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 14, 2022
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, the developers of some period-tracking and fertility apps are looking to secure users' data...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 29, 2022