Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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Researchers analyzing about 33% of the Android apps in the Google Play Store found almost nine out of 10 track smartphone data and transmit it back to Google.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Stanford University professor Michal Kosinski is using deep neural networks to illustrate the use of facial-recognition technology for invasive monitoring
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2018
When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay special attention to a US Navy drone called...Financial Times From ACM News | February 10, 2016
A trio of Indonesians working for international tech companies have used crowdsourcing to calculate a result for Indonesia's contested presidential election. Financial Times From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2014
Additions to the Wassenaar Arrangement will require technology companies to get permission from governments to sell a range of security and surveillance software...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2013
Facebook is working with a controversial data company called Datalogix that can track whether people who see ads on the social networking site end up buying those...The Financial Times From ACM News | September 25, 2012
Julian Assange has been hailed as a hero of investigative journalism and condemned as a risk to national security. Wikileaks, the site of which he is director,...The Financial Times From ACM News | July 26, 2010
The day will come when everyone will wear glasses with a computer overlay capable of processing the faces of passersby and tell wearers if they have met someone...Financial Times Digital Business From ACM TechNews | June 19, 2009