Stepping into a charged social issue, Silicon Valley tech giant Salesforce.com has asked retailers to stop selling military-style rifles, or stop using its software...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 31, 2019
Police in Washington County, OR, have used a facial-recognition algorithm from Amazon to publicly test new surveillance techniques for more than a year.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 3, 2019
As U.S. officials have pressured allies not to use networking gear from Chinese technology giant Huawei over spying concerns, President Trump has urged American...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 11, 2019
When Hillary Clinton stumbled and coughed through public appearances during her 2016 presidential run, she faced critics who said that she might not be well enough...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 3, 2019
As the New Zealand gunman live-streamed the massacre onto Facebook, fewer than 200 people watched. The social network said its moderators removed it sometime after...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
The ability of Internet users to spread a video of Friday's slaughter in New Zealand marked a triumph—however appalling—of human ingenuity over computerized systems...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 18, 2019
If Kaspersky, Huawei and ZTE are suspected of helping Russia and China spy on U.S. government computer systems, they shouldn't be allowed near sensitive academic...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | March 13, 2019
The U.S. military blocked Internet access to an infamous Russian entity seeking to sow discord among Americans during the 2018 midterms, several U.S. officials...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 26, 2019
Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 19, 2019
Venture capitalists are warning the Trump administration against limiting exports on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2019
President Trump has promised to reduce the number of H-1B visas granted; Canadian businesses see an opportunity to lure international tech talent north of the border...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2019
The Facebook video is nuts, but I can't tear my eyes away. A plane, struggling in a huge storm, does a 360-degree flip before safely landing and letting out terrified...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2018
Three former executives at Google, Tesla and Uber who once raced to be the first to develop self-driving cars have adopted a new strategy: Slow down. And shut up...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | October 19, 2018
It's time we come up with a strategy to defend our nation from potentially crippling cyberattacks that would put states at the forefront of the fight.
The Washington Post From ACM News | October 16, 2018
President Trump thinks Google's search engine is "rigged." By featuring more mainstream news outlets and relatively fewer conservative sites in the results he sees...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 30, 2018
Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 13, 2018
Surveillance systems that track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams are being turned against Americans as they roam...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 30, 2018