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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Designers and appliance makers increasingly rely on a host of technological innovations to update the traditional tasks of cooking, storing and cleaning up.
UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | November 23, 2020
A fleet of autonomous, electrically-powered robot vehicles has started delivering medicine to care homes in London's Borough of Hounslow as part of a public trial...Interesting Engineering From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2020
Cornell University researchers have developed a fiber-optic sensor that can be use in a stretchable skin to sense deformations like pressure, bending, and strain...Cornell Chronicle From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
A soft fabric robotic gripper developed by University of New South Wales Sydney engineers can grasp, pick up, and release fragile objects without breaking them....University of New South Wales Sydney Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2020
Autonomous vehicle startup Cruise has announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver orders from a Scottsdale, AZ, Walmart store to local customers' homes.
VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2020
A volumetric three-dimensional printing method can print objects almost instantly by takin advantage of a new class of materials.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2020
Tunisian startup Cure Bionics has developed a three-dimensionally-printed solar-powered bionic hand, to help amputees and other disabled people throughout Africa...France24 From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2020
The Silicon Valley pioneer long held it had to build its flagship chips in its own factories; then it hit the wall and is considering outsourcing—a milestone in...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | November 9, 2020
Researchers used biomimetic fish-like robots to demonstrate that fish save energy by swimming in schools without having to keep fixed distances from each other....University of Konstanz (Germany) From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2020