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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.
A 2018 letter from the bureau to the Israeli government is the clearest documentary evidence to date that the agency weighed using the spyware for law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2022
The U.S.F.L. is testing tech that could resolve disputes over where balls are spotted, clearly show if a first down was reached, and track players who stand too...The New York Times From ACM News | April 20, 2022
A growing number of new products allow anyone to apply artificial intelligence without having to write a line of computer code. Proponents believe the "no-code"...The New York Times From ACM News | April 4, 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
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
A Times investigation reveals how Israel reaped diplomatic gains from NSO's Pegasus spyware, a tool America itself purchased but is now trying to ban.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 31, 2022
The malware was revealed as Russian troops remained massed at the Ukrainian border, and after Ukrainian government agencies had their websites defaced.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 18, 2022
A new technology called Codex generates programs in 12 coding languages and even translates between them. But it is not a threat to professional programmers.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 10, 2021
As the company deals with government scrutiny of its driver-assistance technology, an add-on kit sold for up to $10,000 is also getting more attention.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
A $16-billion effort to modernize health records at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports...The New York Times From ACM News | July 12, 2021
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021