Professor Dame Wendy Hall, who is involved in the newly founded Institute of Web Science, says the field is experiencing rapid growth as governments increasingly...Computer Weekly From ACM TechNews | April 16, 2010
Pew Internet & American Life Project director Lee Rainie discusses the results of a survey of experts on how technology will develop and impact society in the year...Science News From ACM TechNews | April 16, 2010
"How did you fool so many people for so long?" a reporter asked Tiger Woods at his press conference Monday. Woods replied: "I fooled myself."
And how. Woods was...Slate From ACM Opinion | April 8, 2010
Future communications networks could be based on quantum memories, which store data in a pulse of light and are the focus of research by University of Delaware...niversity of Delaware From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2010
The fundamental assumptions of international development are changing, increasingly putting the tools for a digital economy into the hands of the world's poor.
...Richard Heeks From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2010
Cisco's CRS-3 router made a bit of a splash when it was announced on March 9, but the power of this new device hasn't yet sunk in. Consider: The CRS-3, a network...Time From ACM Opinion | March 18, 2010
All of the gloss and glitter doesn’t hide the fact that both Mac and Windows operating systems are still pretty geeky and difficult for many computer users to navigate...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 25, 2010
Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) CEO Mark Bernstein says its researchers are currently working on developing content-centric networking technology. The goal is...InfoWorld From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2010
Google Inc.'s mastery of Internet search technology is unrivaled, but the high-tech pioneer is in uncharted territory as it finds itself embroiled in U.S. diplomatic...Reuters From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
Cisco Systems futurist Dave Evans says the future of computing includes robots replacing all workers in 25 years. Evans also predicts that in five years people...Network World Canada From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2010
Despite the cancellation of NASA's back-to-the-moon program, the next steps on the moon will likely be taken sometime in the next decade under human control. It's...MSNBC From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
When Toyota Prius owners take their cars to the dealer under the company's latest recall, they'll likely be out of the shop in about 30 minutes. Even though the...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010
There was no lack of, well, buzz about Google's new Buzz social-media platform last week, but more important were a series of moves that suggest the search giant...Time From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010
If Iran's post-election uprising last summer was the world's first "Twitter revolution," the massive Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti was the first "Twitter disaster...Foreign Policy From ACM Opinion | February 10, 2010
Here’s a typical “date night” with me and Hollywood: I don’t know what I want to see. Neither does Hollywood. But it bangs on my eyeballs and eardrums like Stanley...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 8, 2010
I like to think of myself as the Dick Cheney of the Browser Wars—an unyielding proponent of greater and greater hostilities between the developers working on Chrome...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 8, 2010
The company once known for its "don't be evil" motto is now in bed with the spy agency known for the mass surveillance of American citizens.
The National Security...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 5, 2010
President of People's Daily Online He Jiazheng speaks on Internet freedom:
The Google-China dispute shows a strategic position change of the United States. In...People's Daily Online From ACM Opinion | January 27, 2010