A silicone rubber submersible robot engineered by researchers at China's Zhejiang University successfully withstood the immense pressures in the Mariana trench....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
Pharmacy chains including CVS Health, Walmart, and Walgreens-Boots Alliance are collecting data from customers as they sign up for coronavirus vaccinations.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
Researchers found that a botnet they have been following disguised one of its IP addresses in the bitcoin blockchain to guard against a command-and-control server...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2021
An international team of researchers used computer algorithms and x-ray scanning to read a tightly folded letter sealed since 1697, without actually opening it....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021
Fakers and researchers alike are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to produce and identify manipulated digital content.
Karen Emslie Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | March 2, 2021
The New York Police Department has been testing Digidog for deployment in dangerous situations, but some fear it could become an aggressive surveillance tool.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 1, 2021
Researchers at Switzerland's ETH Zurich have uncovered a method for bypassing security measures to use certain credit and debit cards without a PIN code.
ETH Zurich (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2021