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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.
China continues to be the biggest market for industrial robots, even though the market’s growth had been slowing prior to the pandemic, due to the U.S.-China trade...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2021
The Indy Autonomous Challenge, announced during the 2021 CES show, will be a spec race with mechanically identical cars, and software that each team hopes will...CNet From ACM TechNews | January 21, 2021
Software-quality tracking company Tiobe named Python 2020's top programming language because its popularity outgrew that of all other languages in its index last...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2021
Researchers found artificial intelligence's “neurons” behaved similarly to neurons in the human brain when playing classic Atari video games.
California Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2021
Apple's lawsuit against security research firm Corellium has failed, with a federal judge rejecting claims that Corellium's software breached copyright law.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts University neuroscientists have found that reading computer code activates different brain regions than reading...MIT News From ACM TechNews | December 22, 2020
Johns Hopkins University scientists mapped computer programmers' brain activity during coding exercises to uncover the underlying neural processes.
News-Medical Life Sciences From ACM TechNews | December 17, 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
Researchers at Harvard University and Germany's Technische Universität Berlin analyzing how "fair" ranking algorithms affect gender uncovered inconsistent ranking...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2020