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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
When police responded to a home in Bentonville, Ark., one Sunday morning last November, they discovered Victor Collins's dead body in the backyard.
The Washington Post From ACM News | December 29, 2016
Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | December 19, 2016
What was finally real was Edgar Welch, driving from North Carolina to Washington to rescue sexually abused children he believed were hidden in mysterious tunnels...The Washington Post From ACM News | December 7, 2016
The founder of startup Comma.ai has released a free software kit in an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle technology without running afoul of regulators.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 2, 2016
Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 31, 2016
Federal officials delivered a landmark ruling in favor of online privacy Thursday, limiting how Internet providers use and sell customer data, while asserting that...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 28, 2016
When a user sends someone a message through Apple's iMessage feature, Apple encrypts that message between Apple devices so that only the sender and recipient can...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 4, 2016
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, officially marked the end of the U.S. government's control over the Internet's most basic functions with the expiration of its contract...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2016
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday announced plans to aggressively influence the launch of driverless car technology. The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2016
Many New York-area commuters on Monday were interrupted by this alert on their cellphones: "WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-yr-old male. See media for pic. Call 9...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 20, 2016
Researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University have created a method for disabling the U.S. 911 emergency system with telephony denial-of-service attacks.The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2016
Inside a metal shed in the Tibetan highlands of western China, thousands of microprocessors flank narrow corridors, generating a constant hum and stifling waves...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 13, 2016
The online exposure of some of the most powerful hacking tools developed by the U.S. National Security Agency could threaten the agency's operations and security...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2016
On a sleek white coffee table in Apple CEO Tim Cook's fourth-floor office in late July, beneath framed posters of Robert F. Kennedy, the Rev. Martin Luther King...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | August 15, 2016
Apple's legal battle over encryption dominated headlines earlier this year, but another tech giant is fighting a quieter legal war over user privacy: Microsoft....The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | July 25, 2016
As the country reels from the spasm of gun violence that killed two black men and five police officers this week, a prominent digital vigilante is using an online...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 11, 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed into law a controversial package of counterterrorism measures, including tougher sentences for extremism and...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 8, 2016
The idea of a device that can materialize one's memories out of thin air seems like it could only exist in science fiction. But in a new study, researchers were...The Washington Post From ACM News | June 30, 2016