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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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Lizard Squad. That's the hacker group whose name is suddenly on everyone's lips after it took credit for ruining Christmas for PlayStation and Xbox gamers everywhere...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2014
About a week after Tara Elonis persuaded a judge to issue a protective order against her estranged husband, Anthony, her soon-to-be ex had this to say: "Fold up...The Washington Post From ACM News | December 1, 2014
Verizon and AT&T have been quietly tracking the Internet activity of more than 100 million cellular customers with what critics have dubbed "supercookies"—markers...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 4, 2014
The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is using machine intelligence to predict what emerging technologies will become popular in the future...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2014
A decade ago, a group of Johns Hopkins University grad students tried to hack one of the first commercially popular Near Field Communication payment systems—the...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 11, 2014
Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to track the movements of almost anybody who carries a cellphone, whether they...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 26, 2014
Researchers are hoping to harness facial-recognition and age-progression technology to estimate people's life spans and future health based on a photograph. The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2014
The Internet's eyes turned to the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday, as the panel approved a plan to consider allowing Internet service providers to...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | May 19, 2014
HealthCare.gov, the Web site at the center of President Obama's federal health insurance exchange, has been plagued with problems since it opened for business Oct...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 22, 2013
So you want to open sealed envelopes without getting caught? Here’s the secret, according to one of the six oldest classified documents in possession of the Central...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 20, 2011
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
There probably are just two times when you think about a traffic light.
When one just turned yellow. ("Can I make it?")
When one has been red for too long. ("Come...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 7, 2010