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From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have developed a teleoperation system that allows a two-legged robot to "borrow" a human operator's physical skills to move with greater agility.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Researchers in two U.S. Department of Defense units collaborated with a health IT company to develop a predictive algorithm that determines if a service member...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to handle a steadily increasing number of patent applications, including an...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Earlier this year, Russia passed a law that theoretically would allow the government to sequester the country's Internet from the rest of the world, as well as...NPR Online From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Parents and students are grappling with the privacy implications of software increasingly used by U.S. schools, including apps that monitor students' movements—even...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Purdue University researchers have developed a monitoring system to identify the sound of rotor-forced response vibration, a common cause of premature blade malfunction...Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
The Harvey Prize will be awarded this year in two fields: to three scientists who led a breakthrough in genetic modification, and to a Columbia University professor...Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) From ACM News | November 4, 2019
China has passed a cryptography statute, which will become law on Jan. 1, that regulates how government, businesses, and private citizens may use the technology...TechRadar From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019
Volkswagen will test a quantum navigation app in Portugal next week, with plans to eventually incorporate its capabilities into automobiles.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019
Scientists have developed a computational mouse model that simulates the spread of the misfolded alpha-synuclein protein found in Parkinson's and other diseases...National Institute on Aging From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019