A Washington state supreme court issued a decision yesterday [May 6, 2010] supporting a public library's decision to fully filter Internet content, stating that...The New York Times From ACM News | May 10, 2010
Every day 268 million people use Google to search for something. The query goes in, the company's software delivers back the most relevant links. The interaction...BusinessWeek From ACM News | May 7, 2010
Arab nations are leading a "historic" charge to make the world wide web live up to its name. Net regulator Icann has switched on a system that allows full web addresses...BBC News From ACM News | May 6, 2010
Next flu season, mining Internet sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google news may provide a faster way to track the spread of H1N1 than reports from official...Technology Review From ACM News | May 6, 2010
How do you parse a tweet? Five years ago, that question would have been gibberish. Today, it's perfectly sensible, and it's at the front of Amit Singhal's mind....Technology Review From ACM News | April 20, 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
When the stimulus bill passed last year--allocating $20 billion to help doctors and hospitals adopt electronic medical records (EMRs)--many scientists were excited...Technology Review From ACM News | April 6, 2010
It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet.
Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined...The New York Times From ACM News | April 5, 2010
The recently introduced International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act would require the U.S. government to study the cybercrime policies of other nations...Dark Reading From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2010
Behind Google Inc.'s dramatic decision to shutter its China-based search engine this week was co-founder Sergey Brin's change of heart about the compromises required...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | March 24, 2010
Artists are still painting things they cannot see in real life. Rather than being separated from their subjects by thousands of miles, though, today’s artists are...The New York Times From ACM News | March 23, 2010
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid researchers have developed a multilingual search engine that can query a data repository written in Interlingua using questions...ScienceDaily From ACM TechNews | March 19, 2010
"Cat got your tongue?" my wife asked as we bumped along the freeway one recent afternoon. "I wonder where that phrase comes from?" she added a moment later.
Now...San Jose Mercury News From ACM News | March 10, 2010
On a cold, wet afternoon not long ago, Aron Reznick sat in the lounge of a home for the elderly here, his silver hair neatly combed, his memory a fog. He couldMicrosoft’s...The New York Times From ACM News | March 9, 2010
In a meeting at Google in 2004, the discussion turned to an e-mail message the company had received from a fan in South Korea. Sergey Brin, a Google founder, ran...The New York Times From ACM News | March 9, 2010
Three Google executives were convicted of violating Italian privacy laws on Wednesday, the first case to hold the company’s executives criminally responsible for...The New York Times From ACM News | February 25, 2010