The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly plans to permanently ground a civilian drone fleet, because the approximately 1,000 drones are partly sourced from...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2020
Danielle Citron, a privacy scholar who has done pioneering work in combating hate crimes and other abuses in cyberspace, has been named a 2019 MacArthur fellow....Laura DiDio From ACM News | January 21, 2020
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice ia pressuring Apple to unlock two iPhones owned by a Saudi student who allegedly killed three people on a U.S. Naval base in Florida...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 15, 2020
Danish researchers reported a security vulnerability affecting cable modems that use Broadcom chips, which is believed to impact about 200 million cable modems...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2020
Researchers found that ballot-marking devices, which will be used in at least 18% of U.S. districts in November’s presidential election, lack sufficient safeguards...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2020
Dutch cybersecurity firm Fox-IT said in a report that a hacker group associated with the Chinese government has been bypassing two-factor authentication (2FA) in...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | January 2, 2020
Russia's Ministry of Communications announced a successful test of a nationwide alternative to the Internet and claimed ordinary users did not detect any changes...BBC From ACM TechNews | December 27, 2019
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence tool that could help social media networks and news organizations screen out fake news.
University of Waterloo News (CA) From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2019
A study found most commercial facial recognition algorithms are biased, and falsely identify African-American and Asian faces 10 to 100 times more frequently than...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 20, 2019