A report by researchers at Bard College's Center for the Study of the Drone estimated that 95 countries currently own unmanned military drones—up from 60 in 2010...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2019
Microsoft, MasterCard, the Hewlett Foundation, and other organizations have jointly announced the launch of an institute to probe cyberattacks and help their victims...The Hill From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2019
Researchers in Switzerland have developed a system that represents a new, low-cost way to think about cryptocurrencies.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted United Parcel Service permission to fly delivery drones under regulations similar to airline rules, with few restrictions...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
Researchers in Germany have developed a new attack that can extract and steal data from encrypted Portable Document Format (PDF) files, sometimes without user...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
Some companies are considering the use of high-tech sensors to address self-driving cars' limited ability to safely maneuver in traffic and see clearly in all...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
A report from the DEF CON Voting Machine Hacking Village conference described the discovery of a hack for commandeering ballot-scanning machines similar to those...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
Michigan State University's Thomas Holt identified characteristics and gender-specific behavioral patterns that could inspire children to become hackers.
MSU Today From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
The Australian state of New South Wales will be the first jurisdiction in the world to use cameras to catch distracted drivers on their smartphones.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2019
The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia its first three Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants to research and develop...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2019
China is the global leader in surveillance technologies, although other countries are catching up, according to a study by the Carnegie Endowment for International...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2019
Strong data encryption thwarts criminals and preserves privacy. At the same time, it complicates law enforcement investigations. A Carnegie working group looks...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | September 23, 2019