Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information…
From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The growing threat of wildfires in the U.S. has created opportunities for technology companies offering artificial intelligence solutions to help bring them under...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 24, 2022
Cities like Orlando, FL, and Singapore are using digital twins to generate virtual models of themselves, in order to simulate the effects of potential new policies...Bloomberg CityLab From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2022
DHL's supply-chain unit has doubled the number of robots it uses in the U.S. to about 1,500 ahead of the holidays, in addition to hiring 15,000 seasonal workers...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2021
The World Bank's Climate Warehouse program is consulting with cryptocurrency startups like the Chia Network to build a "public-good layer" for climate.
Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
The pandemic caused schools to embrace laptops, tablets, Zoom, and an app called GoGuardian that tracks everything students (and, sometimes, parents) do online....Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | November 2, 2021
Technology giants including Amazon, Microsoft, and Cisco are preparing to access data from India's farmers in a campaign to modernize the country's agricultural...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2021
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said the blockchain survived a flaw from outdated software that divided the digital ledger last week, thanks to a quick program...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2021
Facebook disabled the personal accounts of New York University scientists studying political ads on the social network, alleging their extraction of data violates...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 6, 2021