Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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Some student-athletes and coaches at Eatonville High School in Eatonville, WA, are being required to wear proximity monitors to trace potential COVID-19 exposure...NBC News From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2021
The court said the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act does not cover people who "have improper motives for obtaining the information that is otherwise available to them...NBC News From ACM News | June 3, 2021
A boutique online community of computer programmers has emerged to help family and friends gain a competitive advantage in securing vaccination appointments.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
Officials in Jackson, MS, are expanding police surveillance by permitting live feeds from private security cameras to be sent to the city's real-time command center...NBC News From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2020
Cybersecurity company Trustwave says it discovered a hacker selling personally identifying information on 245 million Americans, including voter registration data...NBC News From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2020
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.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2020
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