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
Researchers are using convolutional neural networks pre-trained on faces from the largest visual database of families to date, to identify people's relatives.
Sandrine Ceurstemont From ACM News | December 19, 2019
Researchers found that the technologies Facebook uses to sort the relevancy of advertising may be more responsible for the polarization of U.S. politics than previously...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2019
Graphika, a cyber-intelligence firm, discovered a campaign on Reddit and Twitter to disseminate leaked trade documents ahead of elections in the U.K.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2019
Among the findings of a Harris Poll survey of 11,000 consumers in 11 countries was that nearly all Brazilians feel companies are not adequately protecting their...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning consumers that televisions that offer Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable...CNN From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
China has issued rules banning online video and audio providers from generating, distributing, and broadcasting fake news as it cracks down on deepfake technologies...South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) From ACM TechNews | December 2, 2019