Businesses are tapping the gaming-engine software of "Fortnite" and other videogames for applications ranging from car design to drug discovery. \]
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
Researchers have developed a technique to automatically analyze portrait artwork, factoring in fine-grained detail, accuracy, and individual artistic style.
SIGGRAPH 2019 From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Students have developed an Android app built specifically for teachers in developing countries that may have limited or no Internet access.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | June 11, 2019
With quantum computing advancements threatening to expose all encrypted data, technology companies and security agencies are pursuing projects to preserve information...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
As some people invest in the latest advancements to help them cope with diabetes, others are hacking into insulin pumps to give them the ability to adjust themselves...USA Today From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
A new algorithm permits machines to sense their surroundings faster, which could help assistive robots operate more efficiently in unstructured environments.
University of Michigan News From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
A new system could enable autonomous vehicles to navigate complex environments by checking a basic global positioning system-like map and employing video feeds....MIT News From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2019
Ransomware that has frozen thousands of computers in Baltimore and crippled many city services contains a key element developed by the U.S. National Security Agency...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2019
Researchers at Comcast are developing an in-home device to monitor people's basic health metrics using ambient sensors, with plans of launching a pilot test later...CNBC From ACM TechNews | May 28, 2019