The footprint-identification technique uses software to track black rhinoceros' movements via smartphone-recorded footprints, in order to protect the animals from...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020
Recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine may eventually be given digital health credentials in order to travel, go to work or school, visit entertainment venues, and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020
The need for custom options and improved power management in all applications—not just mobile, but PC and cloud—helped Arm beat Intel and win over the world's tech...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 15, 2020
Agriculture giant Deere & Co. plans to roll out a system next summer that combines machine vision and machine learning to improve the identification of individual...CNBC From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2020
Scientists at the U.K.'s University of Bath have captured 360-degree virtual reality video footage using a commercially available camera on a rotating selfie stick...University of Bath (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2020
Researchers at Hokkaido University and Amoeba Energy in Japan developed an analog computer to find a reliable, speedy solution to the traveling salesman problem...Hokkaido University (Japan) From ACM News | December 15, 2020
Encouraged by the pandemic, augmented and mixed realities bring new views to end-users in medicine, industry, and the military.
Esther Shein Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | December 15, 2020
The Pentagon, intelligence agencies, nuclear labs, and Fortune 500 companies use software found to have been compromised by Russian hackers. The sweep of stolen...The New York Times From ACM News | December 15, 2020
In one of the most sophisticated and perhaps largest hacks in more than five years, email systems were breached at the Treasury and Commerce Departments. Other...The New York Times From ACM News | December 14, 2020
A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020
Visually impaired people can enjoy Christmas lights in Madrid through a mobile application from researchers at Spain's Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Universidad de Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020
Machine-learning models are trained by low-paid online gig workers. They're not going away—but we can change the way they work, says Saiph Savage.
MIT Technology Review From ACM News | December 11, 2020