A boutique online community of computer programmers has emerged to help family and friends gain a competitive advantage in securing vaccination appointments.
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Some U.S. states are asking the National Guard to dispatch cybersecurity experts to fortify their voting systems ahead of the general election in November.
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Legal experts warn people's online photos are being used without permission to power facial-recognition technology that could eventually be used for surveillance...NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 15, 2019
The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential...NBC News From ACM News | October 19, 2016
Rhesus monkeys in a lab are using their brains to move two arms of a virtual primate on a screen, moving researchers one step closer towards outfitting paralyzed...NBC News From ACM News | November 7, 2013
Tor, a service that helps cautious Internet users stay anonymous online, is facing increased scrutiny and potentially new attacks as the global debate on surveillance...NBC News From ACM News | October 29, 2013
For the Curiosity rover, it's just another day on Mars—but back on Earth, Tuesday was a day to look back at the $2.5 billion mission's first year, including a moment...NBC News From ACM News | August 7, 2013
In a major victory for the Justice Department over privacy advocates, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that government agencies can collect records showing...NBC News From ACM News | July 31, 2013
Google released a research paper this week showing that the frequency of a movie being searched for on Google and YouTube is a surprisingly accurate indicator of...NBC News From ACM News | June 7, 2013
The inventor of a viral technology behind tomorrow's electric car batteries, flexible touchscreen computers, and non-invasive cancer screening was awarded a $500...NBC News From ACM Careers | June 4, 2013
Drone pilots escape the physical demands and dangers of a traditional cockpit. There's no g-force pinning them to their seats, no uncomfortable pressure suit to...NBC News From ACM Careers | April 24, 2013
Since the bombs went off in Boston's Copley Square on Monday, the FBI and Boston Police Department have been enlisting the public's help with what may be the world's...NBC News From ACM News | April 19, 2013