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.
It's time we come up with a strategy to defend our nation from potentially crippling cyberattacks that would put states at the forefront of the fight.
The Washington Post From ACM News | October 16, 2018
A new mobile application accesses a smartphone's sensors to determine if the phone's owner has been in an auto accident, and can alert 911 emergency services if...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2018
President Trump thinks Google's search engine is "rigged." By featuring more mainstream news outlets and relatively fewer conservative sites in the results he sees...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 30, 2018
San Francisco has proposed a $1.9-billion project to build its own high-speed network, to provide Internet access to more than 100,000 residents who lack home connectivity...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 16, 2018
Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 13, 2018
Surveillance systems that track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams are being turned against Americans as they roam...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 30, 2018
The White House plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks to supercharge the deployment of...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 8, 2018
The United States lags behind other countries in readiness for an increasingly automated world, placing ninth on a ranking of 25 advanced economies, according to...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 24, 2018
An analysis of popular children's apps available on the Google Play Store has determined most may be in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 18, 2018
The U.S. Department of Defense needs to upgrade its often-antiquated technology as a matter of urgent national security, and Pentagon leaders insist the program...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 8, 2018
Russian trolls used Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to inflame U.S. political debate over energy policy and climate change, a finding that underscores how the Russian...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 5, 2018
The College Board's Advanced Placement computer science classes are being expanded to attract more girls and underrepresented minorities in the U.S. to participate...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2018
The Pentagon is increasingly focused on the notion that the might of U.S. forces will be measured as much by the advancement of their algorithms as by the ammunition...The Washington Post From ACM News | December 4, 2017
The growth of automation will force as many as 70 million workers in the U.S. to find new jobs by 2030, according to a new McKinsey Global Institute study.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2017
More than a decade after the improvised explosive device became the scourge of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is battling another relatively rudimentary...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 27, 2017