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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Despite the Pentagon's talk of embracing quantum computing and artificial intelligence, the politics of killing off old weapons systems is so forbidding that the...The New York Times From ACM News | October 1, 2020
The tech giants said states could soon send notices directly to smartphones asking people to opt in to the technology, which helps trace the coronavirus.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 2, 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
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
The Trump administration said it would no longer require foreign students to attend in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic in order to remain in the...The New York Times From ACM News | July 15, 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
Scholars said they would not hold classes or lectures on Wednesday, and leading journals and scientific associations said they would not announce most breakthroughs...The New York Times From ACM News | June 11, 2020
New research shows scientists educated in China help American firms and schools dominate the cutting-edge field. Now industry leaders worry that worsening political...The New York Times From ACM News | June 10, 2020