Researchers have found that the same artificial intelligence method used in facial recognition systems could help improve the prediction of hailstorms and their...National Center for Atmospheric Research From ACM TechNews | August 21, 2019
Smartphone apps offering location data services may be desirable, but their ability to collect personal data that can be sold to third parties is less attractive...Sarah Underwood From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2019
An early-warning earthquake app's failure to alert Los Angeles residents of tremors from two quakes in July prompted an upgrade so weaker tremors will set off warnings...The Los Angeles Times From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Technology can detect nuances in the human voice that offer clues to a person's likely location, medical conditions, and even physical features.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Researchers have incorporated blockchain into energy systems, which could serve to expand the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Hackers at this year's Def Con hacker conference successfully exploited weaknesses in U.S. voting systems, demonstrating that many machines could be hijacked and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Researchers at universities across Canada are helping the country prepare for the coming autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle revolution, while raising Canada's...The Globe and Mail From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2019
Researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a technique that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby's heartbeat continuously at...Stevens Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2019
Researchers at the University of Lincoln found that computers are more accurate than humans at detecting photos that have undergone face morphing, a digital manipulation...University of Lincoln From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
IBM and a number of other multinational corporations have jointly developed a new blockchain network, with the goal of improving manual and cumbersome supply chain...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2019
Data from the College Board shows that more girls and minority high school students are taking the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course.
Government Technology-Center for Digital Education From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
A new study has found that two-minute-long smartphone videos of patients' faces can be used to take blood-pressure readings of those individuals that are 96% accurate...The Daily Mail (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The Swiss government is working to develop a system to handle ever-increasing aerial drone traffic, with the goal of allowing such unmanned aircraft to operate...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019