A new mandatory national registration scheme calls for drone users in the U.K. to pass an online test and pay a £9 annual fee, or face a £1,000 fine.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Researchers found two flaws impacting Intel and STMicroelectronics central processing units that hackers could exploit to steal or doctor data on billions of devices...Worcester Polytechnic Institute From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Danish software developer David Heinemeier Hansson cited apparent gender discrimination in the Apple Card algorithm, spurring an investigation into Apple Card partner...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers in South Korea have developed a biometric system that uses a transducer to generate vibrations and sound waves that can be used to identify individuals...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
The U.S. Census Bureau is revamping its systems to prevent the use of published data to target individual respondents through the information they disclose.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
Researchers used laser pointers and flashlights to effectively hijack digital assistants like Google Home, Amazon's Alexa, and Apple's Siri from hundreds of feet...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
Earlier this year, Russia passed a law that theoretically would allow the government to sequester the country's Internet from the rest of the world, as well as...NPR Online From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Volkswagen will test a quantum navigation app in Portugal next week, with plans to eventually incorporate its capabilities into automobiles.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019
Nearly half of female professionals in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics jobs surveyed said they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace...Layra DiDio From ACM News | October 31, 2019