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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.
Hundreds of the world's leading cryptographers are competing to develop encryption standards to protect online data against classical and quantum-computing cyberattacks...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russel George said he will review Internal Revenue Service use of software that enables warrantless surveillance...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2020
Artificial intelligence researchers at Norwegian telecommunications carrier Telenor's Norwegian Open AI Lab are testing AI models to reduce costs and increase efficiency...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 9, 2020
A hacker who locked computer servers in Las Vegas' Clark County School District with ransomware released documents with stolen private data after officials refused...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
Drone startups increasingly are being targeted by venture investors, due to expected growth in the sector amid technological advancements and federal approvals....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2020
The rule that the same dollar buys twice the computing power every 18 months is no longer true, but a new law—which we named for the CEO of Nvidia, the company...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 21, 2020
U.S. cities and towns are using artificial intelligence to monitor and regulate short-term rentals, with some hoping to spot tax-revenue opportunities during the...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2020
Visa has introduced a more advanced artificial intelligence tool to approve or deny credit and debit transactions when banks' networks are down.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy and Microsoft are partnering to develop artificial intelligence tools to improve first-responders' capabilities with regard to natural...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2020
Amazon's cloud unit announced a commercial service allowing millions of customers to tinker with early-stage quantum computing platforms from D-Wave System, IonQ...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2020