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
Researchers have developed a technique for realizing higher-resolution detection of nearby fast-moving objects in frequency modulated continuous wave LiDAR, critical...Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2020
Over three dozen universities worldwide will compete in the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a race between self-driving vehicles to be held at the Indianapolis Motor...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 22, 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
Roboticists at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have developed a technique that uses a color camera to enable robots to pick up transparent and reflective objects...Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2020
An expert committee appointed by the Indian government has called for the creation of a new data regulator to oversee the sharing, monetization, and privacy of...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2020
Some government agencies that use the software said they were surprised Google may pick up the locations of certain app users. Others said they had unsuccessfully...The New York Times From ACM News | July 21, 2020
A growing number of researchers are focusing on being more proactive in predicting and preventing cyberattacks, rather than reactively fixing problems later.
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A student at the U.K.'s University of Birmingham has been unmasked as fictional by state-of-the-art forensic analysis programs from Israel-based startup Cyabra....Reuters From ACM TechNews | July 20, 2020
The European Commission is mounting an antitrust investigation into the Internet of Things, targeting voice assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa.
...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 20, 2020