Researchers in France found so-called "cat qubits” (quantum bits) could reduce errors by quantum computers and accelerate the cracking of common encryption algorithms...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2023
A contract between the U.S. Department of Defense and RealNetworks calls for the Seattle-based company to equip U.S. Air Force autonomous drones with facial recognition...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2023
The U.K.'s Home Office says it will soon require people facing deportation to carry a global positioning system (GPS)-enabled fingerprint scanner at all times.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2022
Researchers found privacy flaws in apps used in the U.S. to track people waiting for immigration court dates, those in juvenile detention systems, and those on...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2022
Renegade staff theoretically could insert undetectable backdoors in third-party artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, enabling hackers to commandeer the AIs...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2022
Artificial intelligence-equipped cameras have spotted more than 270,000 drivers using phones while driving in New South Wales, Australia, since March 2020.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 10, 2021
As many as seven in 10 cryptocurrency trades on popular exchanges worldwide may involve people purchasing from themselves to inflate prices artificially.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2021
Freely available voice-mimicking software can deceive people and voice-activated tools like smart assistants, according to University of Chicago scientists.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2021
Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev developed artificial intelligence software that can provide makeup advice to foil facial recognition...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2021
Researchers at George Washington University say they have built a tool that would allow users to expose fake news without endangering their privacy. The Fuzzy Anonymous...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
A cyberattack may have been involved in a naval confrontation this week between Russia and a British warship in the Black Sea that never really happened.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 25, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a bumpy ride for many sectors, but a New Scientist Jobs/SRG survey shows science and tech have weathered the storm better than most...New Scientist From ACM News | April 22, 2021