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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Waymo and Cruise hope to widen their projects to more of the city. But local officials are increasingly concerned about breakdowns causing congestion.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2023
Netherlands government and educational institutions have pushed big tech companies to make significant privacy changes by negotiating their compliance with European...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2023
Amid a tech cold war with China, U.S. companies have pledged nearly $200 billion for chip manufacturing projects since early 2020. But the investments are not a...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2023
Security researcher Matthias Marx successfully bid on eBay for a Secure Electronic Enrollment Kit, which contained the names, nationalities, photographs, fingerprints...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 30, 2022
The market for commercial spyware — which allows governments to invade mobile phones and vacuum up data — is booming. Even the U.S. government is using it.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 9, 2022
Researchers tested Facebook's automated moderation system by submitting ads around Election Day that contained direct threats against election workers.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 5, 2022
Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.
...The New York Times From ACM News | December 2, 2022
Self-driving eighteen-wheelers are on U.S. highways, but there are still human "safety drivers" behind the wheel. What will it take to get them out?
The New York Times From ACM News | November 28, 2022
The rapid collapse of FTX, built by the billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, suggests that no company in the freewheeling, loosely regulated crypto industry is safe.
...The New York Times From ACM News | November 10, 2022