The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
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A tiny federal statute in 1996 transformed the web into a wildly lucrative business, and became Big Tech's favorite liability shield. It's now under attack from...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | August 20, 2019
In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its streaming...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | October 5, 2018
A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the American flag in...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | September 13, 2018
For years, thousands of virtual private networks (VPNs) have allowed people in China to circumvent restrictions on internet access and visit Facebook, Google, YouTube...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | March 1, 2018
Under fire for Facebook Inc.'s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above partisanship...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | December 21, 2017
The headquarters of Fanuc sit in the shadow of Mt. Fuji, on a sprawling, secluded campus of 22 windowless factories and dozens of office buildings.
Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Careers | October 23, 2017
Six days after Memphis voters went to the polls last October to elect a mayor and other city officials, a local computer programmer named Bennie Smith sat on his...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | October 4, 2016
You devoted your life to human-driven transportation, engineering SUVs at Ford and taking Hyundai (as U.S. CEO and president) to record levels of sales in the U...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Opinion | August 4, 2016
When Daniel Rigmaiden was a little boy, his grandfather, a veteran of World War II and Korea, used to drive him along the roads of Monterey, California, playing...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | March 11, 2016
A few days before Thanksgiving, George Hotz, a 26-year-old hacker, invites me to his house in San Francisco to check out a project he’s been working on.Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Careers | December 21, 2015
By Dec. 30, when search teams began to recover debris and bodies from the apparent crash site of AirAsia flight QZ8501, the airline industry had begun to hear renewed...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | January 9, 2015