The threat of common Web-based vulnerabilities has not been significantly mitigated over the past nine years, according to a study by the U.K.-based NCC Group.
...Help Net Security From ACM TechNews | August 1, 2018
Researchers have developed a framework to encode memory—in the form of Braille-like dimples and bumps—onto a blank, lattice-free material.
Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | August 1, 2018
Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company ...The New York Times From ACM News | August 1, 2018
Neural networks have a reputation for being computationally expensive. But only the training portion of things really stresses most computer hardware, since it...Ars Technica From ACM News | July 31, 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed cell-sized robots that can sense their environment, store data, and conduct computational tasks...MIT News From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
Using a computer model of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor, researchers have found a unique binding site for natural ligands and drugs.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
Researchers are working with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to see how lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has affected buildings and infrastructure...Government Computer News From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
In a basement storeroom at Stanford University in California, the guts of a dozen DNA sequencers lie exposed—hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cameras and...Nature From ACM News | July 30, 2018
Researchers have developed artificial intelligence software that can identify and quantify different kinds of cyanobacteria that can shut down water systems.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking insect-sized robots to compete under its Short-Range Independent Microrobotic Platforms (SHRIMP) program...Live Science From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
A new U.S. National Institutes of Health program aims to help researchers accelerate biomedical advances by providing access to commercial cloud computing technologies...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
In the midst of growing public concern over artificial intelligence (AI), privacy and the use of data, Brent Hecht has a controversial proposal: the computer-science...Nature From ACM Opinion | July 27, 2018