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From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 1, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
ISIS and other groups openly solicited virtual currency donations because they mistakenly believed that the transactions would be anonymous, officials said.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2020
After months of complaints about its centralized, privatized system, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government says resources will be diverted to local public health...The New York Times From ACM News | August 11, 2020
Researchers at the University of Chicago want you to be able to post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 4, 2020
Despite Google's promise that its smartphone software does not track user locations, governments were surprised to learn location-setting must be active for the...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 27, 2020
Software engineer Frederic Rechtenstein found a South Korean mobile application designed to enforce pandemic quarantines contained major security flaws that could...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2020
Some government agencies that use the software said they were surprised Google may pick up the locations of certain app users. Others said they had unsuccessfully...The New York Times From ACM News | July 21, 2020
Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches, and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it's...The New York Times From ACM News | June 23, 2020
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
The National Football League is using a startup's artificial intelligence technology to remotely scout prospective players during the coronavirus restrictions.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 20, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
A study found most commercial facial recognition algorithms are biased, and falsely identify African-American and Asian faces 10 to 100 times more frequently than...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2019