Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information…
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.
Meta agreed to change its advertising technology and to pay a penalty as part of a settlement over allegations it had discriminated against Facebook users.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2022
Researchers have built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth....The New York Times From ACM News | June 1, 2022
The campaign detailed by a cybersecurity firm highlights Beijing's increasingly sophisticated tactics to spy on an array of targets, including countries it considers...The New York Times From ACM News | May 20, 2022
OpenAI's GPT-3 and other neural nets can now write original prose with mind-boggling fluency — a development that could have profound implications for the future...The New York Times From ACM News | April 18, 2022
Hoan Ton-That enlisted his facial recognition company Clearview AI in Russia’s war on Ukraine by tapping its technology to help bring some clarity to the conflict...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 8, 2022
At the recent American Indian Science and Engineering Society, students in a workshop created metadata to train an algorithm to understand an image's cultural significance...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2022
Plans to use two new robot dogs only in precarious search and rescue missions may help avoid the controversy that met the Police Department's robots last year.
...The New York Times From ACM News | March 18, 2022
The cryptocurrency boom has spawned enterprises democratically governed by a community of users. Or that's the theory. Making it work has been much mess
The New York Times From ACM News | March 10, 2022
The company is undertaking a far-reaching effort to change how it works. For some, it is an echo of their early idealism and a vision for what the Internet could...The New York Times From ACM News | March 4, 2022
Investors give money to pseudonymous developers. Venture capitalists back founders without learning their real names. What happens when they need to know?
The New York Times From ACM News | March 3, 2022
Google, Apple and others were warned that they must comply with a new law, which would make them more vulnerable to the Kremlin's censorship demands.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 28, 2022