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.
In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its streaming...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | October 5, 2018
A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the American flag in...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | September 13, 2018
For years, thousands of virtual private networks (VPNs) have allowed people in China to circumvent restrictions on internet access and visit Facebook, Google, YouTube...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | March 1, 2018
Under fire for Facebook Inc.'s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above partisanship...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | December 21, 2017
The headquarters of Fanuc sit in the shadow of Mt. Fuji, on a sprawling, secluded campus of 22 windowless factories and dozens of office buildings.
Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Careers | October 23, 2017
Six days after Memphis voters went to the polls last October to elect a mayor and other city officials, a local computer programmer named Bennie Smith sat on his...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | October 4, 2016
Earlier this summer, NASA announced that ARM Holdings' A53 will be the microprocessor core design at the heart of the agency's next generation of spacecraft.Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | August 30, 2016
You devoted your life to human-driven transportation, engineering SUVs at Ford and taking Hyundai (as U.S. CEO and president) to record levels of sales in the U...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Opinion | August 4, 2016
Before entering the cleanroom in D1D, as Intel calls its 17 million-cubic-foot microprocessor factory in Hillsboro, Oregon, it's a good idea to carefully wash your...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | June 10, 2016
When Daniel Rigmaiden was a little boy, his grandfather, a veteran of World War II and Korea, used to drive him along the roads of Monterey, California, playing...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | March 11, 2016
A few days before Thanksgiving, George Hotz, a 26-year-old hacker, invites me to his house in San Francisco to check out a project he’s been working on.Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM Careers | December 21, 2015