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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Making Traffic a Thing of the Past
From Communications of the ACM

Making Traffic a Thing of the Past

New AI technologies are making it possible to autonomously reduce traffic.

The Impact of Virtual Meetings
From Communications of the ACM

The Impact of Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have mixed effects on employee productivity, creativity, and relationships.

Extreme Security for Users Targeted by Cyberattack
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Extreme Security for Users Targeted by Cyberattack

Apple's Lockdown Mode provides serious security to individuals personally targeted by sophisticated attackers.

Addressing Labor Shortages with Automation
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Addressing Labor Shortages with Automation

Labor shortages have many companies turning to automation technology, but with mixed outcomes.

Technology's Impact on Morality
From Communications of the ACM

Technology's Impact on Morality

Leading technologists and thinkers are concerned about technology's impact on our ethical thinking.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Fight Against World Hunger
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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Fight Against World Hunger

Advancements in AI, machine learning, and next-gen technologies are transforming the fight against world hunger.

Non-Fungible Tokens and the Future of Art
From Communications of the ACM

Non-Fungible Tokens and the Future of Art

A new blockchain-based technology is changing how the art world works, and changing how we think about asset ownership in the process.

The New Form of Currency
From ACM News

The New Form of Currency

Central bank digital currencies hold the promise—and peril—of changing money as we know it.

The State of Virtual Reality Hardware
From Communications of the ACM

The State of Virtual Reality Hardware

Advances in VR hardware could finally take the technology mainstream.

Technologies for the Visually Impaired
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Technologies for the Visually Impaired

The last decade has seen major advancements in technology for the blind and visually impaired, but problems remain.

How the Internet Spans the Globe
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How the Internet Spans the Globe

The modern Internet is made possible by hundreds of thousands of miles of undersea cables.

Quantum Radar and the Future of Warfare
From ACM News

Quantum Radar and the Future of Warfare

Quantum radar could have implications for how we diagnose disease and fight wars.

Real-World Applications for Drones
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Real-World Applications for Drones

Unmanned vehicles have a number of compelling real-world use cases.

Biggest Brands Embrace an Obscure Online Subculture
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Biggest Brands Embrace an Obscure Online Subculture

For years, the "Extremely Online" have shared the latest Internet memes and inside jokes. Now companies are doing the same.

The Problem with SMS Two-Factor Authentication
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The Problem with SMS Two-Factor Authentication

SMS two-factor authentication has some security issues that have prompted companies to get creative.

Building a Better Battery
From Communications of the ACM

Building a Better Battery

How researchers are improving energy storage devices for power generated from renewable sources like solar and wind.

AI Judges and Juries
From Communications of the ACM

AI Judges and Juries

Artificial intelligence is changing the legal industry.

Why Cryptocurrencies Use So Much Energy
From Communications of the ACM

Why Cryptocurrencies Use So Much Energy

The electricity consumption of mining for cryptocurrencies is becoming a real concern. Here's what to do about it.

Getting Hooked on Tech
From Communications of the ACM

Getting Hooked on Tech

Are technology companies maximizing profits by making users addicted to their products?

Motion Sickness a Major Problem with Self-Driving Cars
From ACM News

Motion Sickness a Major Problem with Self-Driving Cars

Motion sickness could prevent some of the benefits expected from autonomous vehicles.
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