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.
Artificial intelligence is taking over "edge" devices, including smartphones, home appliances, industrial sensors and actuators, and other devices with a microchip...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 1, 2021
AI is moving from data ters to devices, making everything from phones to tractors faster and more private. These newfound smarts also come with pitfalls.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | June 28, 2021
Plan to remove web-tracking technology from Chrome has faced pressure from competition regulators, privacy zealots, and the digital media industry.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | June 24, 2021
Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner has cited the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for illegally using facial recognition software from Clearview AI.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 18, 2021
Recent initiatives aimed at swelling the ranks of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) include enrichment programs, mentorships, and engagement...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 2, 2021
Auto insurer Geico has partnered with Tractable Ltd. to use artificial intelligence (AI) to obtain accurate damage estimates more quickly in an effort to speed...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2021
With consumer drone use surging in U.S. airspace above critical sites like airports, federal agencies are acting to address potential safety and security issues...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 25, 2021
Google intends to invest billions of dollars to build a commercial-grade quantum computer that can perform large-scale, error-free calculations by 2029.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2021
There are concerns commercial data being generated by mobile phones and other digital services used by U.S. soldiers is available for purchase by the nation's adversaries...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2021