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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The complaint alleges Google's "self-preferencing Results-page architecture" resulted in nearly two-thirds of Google searches in 2020 being completed without users...The Hill From ACM News | June 9, 2021
The U.S. Department of Justice launched the Ransomware and Digital Extortion Task Force to address the increase in ransomware attacks on critical U.S. organizations...The Hill From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2021
Drone delivery service Zipline has partnered with "a leading manufacturer of Covid-19 vaccines" to start dispatching doses to global partner sites as soon as April...The Hill From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2021
The U.S. Senate this week unanimously passed the bipartisan Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act to strengthen the cybersecurity of Internet-connected...The Hill From ACM News | November 20, 2020
The Trump administration announced a research and development agreement on artificial intelligence with the U.K., designed to advance cooperation on development...The Hill From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency successfully completed a biannual simulated cyberattack on critical...The Hill From ACM TechNews | August 24, 2020
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. National Science Foundation are investing $75 million in three quantum computing centers.
The Hill From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2020
White-hat hackers are helping thwart cybercriminals attempting to exploit healthcare organizations' increased reliance on networks during the COVID-19 pandemic....The Hill From ACM TechNews | April 24, 2020
U.S. lawmakers have urged House leaders to consider virtual voting in order to conduct business while complying with health guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic...The Hill From ACM TechNews | April 10, 2020
Microsoft, MasterCard, the Hewlett Foundation, and other organizations have jointly announced the launch of an institute to probe cyberattacks and help their victims...The Hill From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2019