Mark Zuckerberg will soon hit the ripe old age of 26. And despite his youth, he clearly possesses no fear as he sets his company's sights on trying to wrest control...BBC News From ACM News | April 23, 2010
From the moment people are born, they learn to make associations and to understand words depending on the context of a sentence.
This learning continues throughout...BBC News From ACM News | April 13, 2010
With the Glonass satellite-navigation constellation nearly complete, Russia's plan to wean itself off the US Global Positioning System (GPS) appears to be coming...BBC News From ACM News | April 6, 2010
A method in which tapping one's skin to control gadgets using a combination of sensors and software has been worked out by Carnegie Mellon University Ph.D student...BBC News From ACM TechNews | March 31, 2010
KDDI Corp. has developed mobile phone technology that detects even the tiniest actions of the user by analyzing the movement of accelerometers embedded in the devices...BBC News From ACM TechNews | March 17, 2010
Technology that depends on satellite-navigation signals is increasingly threatened by attack from widely available equipment, experts say.
While "jamming" sat-nav...BBC News From ACM News | February 25, 2010
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has unveiled a new venture for the U.K. government, a Web site at http://data.gov.uk designed to provide the public with better access to official...BBC News From ACM TechNews | January 28, 2010
University of Bath researchers led by professor Peter Hall and Ph.D. candidate Chris Li have developed software that enables a computer to process video of a tree...BBC News From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2010
A team of international researchers is developing a new way of building computing machinery inspired by chemical processes in living systems. The project, led...BBC News From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2010
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) recently announced that the latest version of the XO laptop series, the XO-3, will be available in 2012 and will cost less than $100...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 28, 2009
New modeling software called Qlucore is being used by researchers at King's College to study how genes react to toxins. The gene-modeling software can sort through...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2009
China has become one of a handful of nations to own one of the top five supercomputers in the world. Its Tianhe-1 computer, housed at the National Super Computer...BBC News From ACM News | November 19, 2009
A giant "digital cloud" that would "float" above London's skyline has been outlined by an international team of architects, artists and engineers.
The construction...BBC News From ACM News | November 11, 2009
China has announced plans to hold a robot Olympics in 2010, in which humanoid robots will compete in 16 different events ranging from athletics to machine-related...BBC News From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2009
Researchers led by Cornell University's Mark Foster report that they have developed a prototype device that could significantly boost the volume of information...BBC News From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2009
Google developers Lars and Jens Rasmussen have released a limited preview of an open source messenger called Wave. Users must be invited to test the application...BBC News From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2009
British prime minister Gordon Brown apologized for the way the government treated Alan Mathison Turing after convicting the computer pioneer of gross indecency...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2009