About 50 hospitals use sensor technology to monitor whether staff are washing their hands when they enter and exit patient rooms, and to keep tabs on expensive...CNBC From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2020
Vodafone has joined forces with the U.K. Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs and Forest Research to study the role of trees in addressing climate...EuroNews From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2020
Researchers at enterprise device security company Eclypsium reported a buffer-flow flaw during booting that could potentially compromise billions of Linux and Windows...Federal Computer Week From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2020
The European Union has announced sanctions against the Russian military intelligence service, and North Korean and Chinese companies, for alleged cyberattacks.
...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 4, 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed suit against Google for allegedly misleading millions of Australian account holders about the use of...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 3, 2020
Police use of "geofence" warrants is being disputed by criminal defendants in Virginia and San Francisco, and could be banned by lawmakers in New York.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 29, 2020
Despite Google's promise that its smartphone software does not track user locations, governments were surprised to learn location-setting must be active for the...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 27, 2020
The New York State legislature Wednesday passed a moratorium on the use of facial recognition and other biometric identification methods in schools statewide until...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2020
FThe autonomous vehicle industry is refocusing on more-profitable opportunities after efforts to commercialize robotaxis failed to live up to the hype.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2020
"The Department of Energy is proud to play an instrumental role in the development of the national quantum Internet," U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette said...ESnet From ACM News | July 24, 2020
The researchers hope software engineers will be able to build on their work to create a real-time monitoring system for exposing foreign influence in American politics...Princeton School of Public and International Affairs From ACM News | July 23, 2020
Software engineer Frederic Rechtenstein found a South Korean mobile application designed to enforce pandemic quarantines contained major security flaws that could...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2020