Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
In a vast odyssey across the solar system, the mission will study asteroids known as Trojans that may contain secrets of how the planets ended up in their current...The New York Times From ACM News | October 19, 2021
When apps used by billions of people worldwide blinked out, lives were disrupted, businesses were cut off from customers — and some Facebook employees were locked...The New York Times From ACM News | October 5, 2021
Cybersecurity experts see exchanges as a weak point for ransomware gangs that otherwise operate wholly in on the Internet, all but untouchable by law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2021
Apple released emergency security patches after researchers in Canada found a flaw that allows spyware from Israel's NSO Group to infect any Apple product.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, needs investors for the company's U.S. unit after a recent venture capital deal fell through — a setback that cost him a...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
The University of California, San Diego's Ilkay Altintas and colleagues have spent eight years helping fire managers and scientists combat wildfires through the...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2021
Executives at the social network have clashed over CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned data tool that revealed users' high engagement levels with right-wing media sources...The New York Times From ACM News | July 15, 2021
It was the largest Bitcoin event in the world and the first major in-person crypto conference since the pandemic started. The jargon, the liquor, and the millionaire...The New York Times From ACM News | June 7, 2021
Many more people in cities lack broadband access than in rural areas, but lawmakers are primarily focused on extending high-speed access to remote areas.
The New York Times From ACM News | June 3, 2021