The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
New mobile phones could make it possible for augmented reality (AR) — real-world views overlaid with digital information — to trump virtual reality, which lacks...Economist Technology Quarterly From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2009
RFID technology has led to better safety handling of raw materials and finished products in the food industry, which is also using the technology to speed up the...The Institute of Food Technologists From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
Dealing with terabytes of data is not the monumental task it once was. The difficult part is presenting enormous amounts of information in ways that are most useful...David Lindley From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2009
University of Missouri researchers Ashwin Mohan and Sandeep Pendyam, doctoral students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are utilizing computational...niversity of Missouri News Bureau From ACM News | September 23, 2009
Netflix, the movie rental company, has decided its million-dollar-prize competition was such a good investment that it is planning another one.
The company’srecommendation...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2009
WHATEVER happened to quantum computers? A few years ago, it seemed, it was just a case of a tweak here, a fiddle there, and some kind of number-crunching Godzilla...New Scientist From ACM News | September 21, 2009
Computers have helped doctors in the medical community for years. Now, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston are working to see if computers can...Dana-Farber Cancer Institute From ACM News | September 21, 2009
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences computer scientists led by professor Thomas Schmidt have received a three-year grant for the Hybrid Adaptive Mobile Multicast...Hamburg niversity of Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2009
The Obama administration has introduced a cloud computing policy that aims to lower infrastructure costs and reduce the environmental impact of government computing...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2009
Using a new software protocol called the Interoperable Telesurgical Protocol, nine research teams from universities and research institutes around the world recently...niversity of Washington From ACM News | September 18, 2009
Google has developed Noop, a new programming language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Google describes Noop as "a new language that attempts to blend...eWeek From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2009
ReCAPTCHA Inc., a spin-off of Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department, has been acquired by Google Inc. The Pittsburgh company developed online...Carnegie Mellon niversity From ACM News | September 17, 2009
Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a five-year grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to create a...Florida Atlantic niversity From ACM News | September 17, 2009
Heath care technology researchers are taking advantage of faster wireless networks and developing new "telehealth" sensors and devices as part of a booming new...Network World From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2009
"I feel like I could die."
This desperate-sounding utterance from a patient would grab the attention of nurses and caregivers on any hospital floor or in any ER...niversity of South Carolina From ACM News | September 15, 2009
University of Washington (UW) researchers are developing a contact lens with a wirelessly powered light-emitting diode (LED) in the hope that the device can be...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2009
Approximately 11,000 researchers, scientists, engineers, and computing experts from around the world are expected to attend SCO9 high-performance computing (HPC)...Business Wire From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2009