A federal class-action lawsuit accuses health insurer Cigna of using a computer algorithm to automatically reject hundreds of thousands of patient claims.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 1, 2023
The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved to General Motors' Cruise’s bid to offer a driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2022
The U.S. government has warned employers that artificial intelligence technology for screening new job candidates or tracking productivity could violate civil rights...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | May 24, 2022
The majority of the approximately 10,000 election jurisdictions nationwide use Windows 7 or an older operating system to create ballots, program voting machines...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2019
A global battle between the U.S. government and Chinese tech company Huawei over allegations that it is a cybersecurity risk overshadowed the opening Monday of...The Associated Press From ACM News | February 25, 2019
In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles...The Associated Press From ACM News | February 5, 2019
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them,...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 7, 2018
Almost 400 kindergartens and nursery schools in Japan are using smartphone software applications on tablet computers to enable "digital play" among preschoolers...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018
A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear...The Associated Press From ACM News | September 24, 2018
Hadeel Ayoub slips a black glove onto her hand before beginning the swish of sign language that is meaningless to the untrained observer. Then she pushes a button...The Associated Press From ACM News | September 17, 2018
Personal home robots that can socialize with people are starting to roll out of the laboratory and into our living rooms and kitchens. But are humans ready to invite...The Associated Press From ACM News | August 9, 2018
Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications...The Associated Press From ACM News | August 7, 2018