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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
California drone startup Zipline has signed a service agreement with Utah's Intermountain Healthcare to deliver medicine and other supplies to its Salt Lake City...Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 18, 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
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said the blockchain survived a flaw from outdated software that divided the digital ledger last week, thanks to a quick program...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2021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
New York City-based brain-computer interface startup Synchron said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized human clinical trials for its commercial...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2021
Amazon subsidiary and Internet-connected doorbell maker Ring said police departments must make future requests for home security video from its doorbells and cameras...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 7, 2021
Sweden's central bank has released the results of the first phase of a pilot project into what is essentially the most advanced exploration of a post-cash era to...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2021