Elon Musk's Neuralink company released a blog post and video showing a monkey playing the game of Pong by thought, via the firm's sensor hardware and brain implant...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | April 9, 2021
A robot is using ultraviolet light to kill viruses aboard Swiss passenger planes, in a test being conducted with airport services company Dnata in the United Arab...Reuters From ACM TechNews | April 9, 2021
IBM has agreed to deploy a quantum computer at a new research center for researching viral pathogens, virus-induced diseases, genomics, immunology, and immunotherapies...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | April 8, 2021
China's new digital yuan cryptocurrency is expected to give its government a vast economic and social monitoring tool, and strip users of their anonymity.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2021
Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. ran thousands of Clearview AI facial recognition searches, often without the knowledge of the public or their own departments...Buzzfeed News From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Businesses and universities want easy ways to see if students and customers are vaccinated, but conservative politicians are turning "vaccine passports" into a...The New York Times From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Researchers sent drug-impregnated microscopic robots into mouse brains to treat tumors, coating the machines in E. coli to let them pass through the blood-brain...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2021