Quantum computers, once thought to be "superior" to classical computers, increasingly are being seen as yet another accelerator…
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Jean E. Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of COBOL, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on May 20 in...The New York Times From ACM News | June 5, 2017
In early January, I went to see Mark Zuckerberg at MPK20, a concrete-and-steel building on the campus of Facebook's headquarters, which sits across a desolate highway...The New York Times Magazine From ACM News | April 25, 2017
President Trump on Monday signed a congressional resolution to complete the overturning of internet privacy protections created by the Federal Communications Commission...The New York Times From ACM News | April 4, 2017
A security loophole that would allow someone to add extra steps to the counter on your Fitbit monitor might seem harmless. But researchers say it points to the...The New York Times From ACM News | March 15, 2017
In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the...The New York Times From ACM News | January 13, 2017
Every once in a while, just for laughs, Kevin Smith-Fagan tries to call a friend of his, Priscilla, using the voice-recognition system in his 2013 Chevrolet Volt...The New York Times From ACM News | January 9, 2017
Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1 trillion global market for business computers and software.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 27, 2016
Researchers from Oxford University found that an automated army of pro-Donald J. Trump chatbots overwhelmed similar programs supporting Hillary Clinton five to...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2016
The so-called Internet of Things, its proponents argue, offers many benefits: energy efficiency, technology so convenient it can anticipate what you want, even...The New York Times From ACM News | November 3, 2016
When surveillance cameras began popping up in the 1970s and '80s, they were welcomed as a crime-fighting tool, then as a way to monitor traffic congestion, factory...The New York Times From ACM News | October 24, 2016
The encryption of digital information is considered the best protection against hackers, snoops or potential enemies looking to poke around into private exchanges...The New York Times From ACM News | September 7, 2016