A study by cybersecurity company NormShield found U.S. state election offices are failing to implement digital safeguards, increasing the 2020 elections' susceptibility...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
A French insurance company said one of its clients had been victimized by thieves using voice-mimicking software to imitate a company executive and dupe an employee...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 6, 2019
Scientists with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are working to gain a better understanding of what happens within a hurricane during periods...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2019
Google has launched an artificial intelligence-powered tool that automatically detects grammar mistakes while messages are being composed in Gmail, and auto-corrects...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2019
China's advantage in the quantum technology field is worrisome to some scientists and officials in the U.S., and Beijing's ongoing investment in the technology...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 27, 2019
Hackers at this year's Def Con hacker conference successfully exploited weaknesses in U.S. voting systems, demonstrating that many machines could be hijacked and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
While San Jose and San Francisco remain the top U.S. cities in terms of salaries for technology professionals in 2019, smaller metro areas are becoming mini tech...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2019
The nonprofit John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will spend $50 million to fund research at 11 universities on how social media and technology impacts democracy...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2019
A computer in the press box communicated to the umpire whether each pitch was in or out of the strike zone, and the umpire relayed the calls to the field as usual...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 11, 2019
Salesforce.com is pressuring sporting-goods retailers and other customers to stop selling a range of firearms, or be prohibited from using its products.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 3, 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