First-time buyers have the tech-smarts and now the tools to do all or part of their purchase online, sometimes even before seeing their new houses in person.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 22, 2021
The Exposing.AI online tool lets people search image collections for photos of themselves, to learn if such images were used to train facial recognition systems...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens' consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database...The New York Times From ACM News | February 4, 2021
Requiring that app makers list the data they collect reveals a lot about what some apps do with our information (ahem, WhatsApp) but creates confusion about others...The New York Times From ACM News | January 28, 2021
In the U.S., there is no federal system consumers can use to get easy access to their immunization records online and establish their vaccination status for work...The New York Times From ACM News | January 15, 2021
The encrypted messaging services have become the world's hottest apps over the last week, driven by growing anxiety over the power of the biggest tech companies...The New York Times From ACM News | January 14, 2021
Tim Berners-Lee hopes to bring the Web back to his original vision of a decentralized marketplace through personal online data stores (pods), with users controlling...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2021
Microsoft on Thursday said the Russian exploit of U.S. government agencies and private corporations extended further into its network than previously thought.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2021
A New Jersey man was accused of shoplifting and trying to hit an officer with a car. He is the third known Black man to be wrongfully arrested based on face recognition...The New York Times From ACM News | December 30, 2020
Using teletherapy, metrics, and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken....The New York Times From ACM News | December 29, 2020
Retailers are increasingly reliant on augmented reality technology to help consumers try on products, hoping to virtually recreate the real-world shopping experience...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2020
Recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine may eventually be given digital health credentials in order to travel, go to work or school, visit entertainment venues, and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020
The Pentagon, intelligence agencies, nuclear labs, and Fortune 500 companies use software found to have been compromised by Russian hackers. The sweep of stolen...The New York Times From ACM News | December 15, 2020