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
Amazon Web Services developed the DeepRacer League, a competition designed to teach a branch of artificial intelligence known as reinforcement learning.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 2, 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
Recently discovered vulnerabilities in a nearly 20-year-old industry standard network protocol from Interpeak could potentially make millions of devices exploitable...Wired 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
Congressional antitrust investigators are vetting Google's plans to use a new Internet protocol out of worry it could limit competitors' access to consumer data...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2019
A study by U.S. Army Research Laboratory and University of Central Florida found that human confidence in robots decreases after a robot makes a mistake, even when...U.S. Army From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2019
Smart-city projects promise to enhance the quality of life for the visually impaired, with Poland's Virtual Warsaw initiative a case in point.
Government Computer News From ACM TechNews | September 30, 2019
Researchers have found that governments worldwide are stepping up their online disinformation campaigns despite more aggressive regulatory efforts by Internet platforms...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
Scientists in the U.K. have built a virtual airport environment in order to find ways to improve the air travel experience for passengers with mobility restrictions...Cranfield University (U.K) From ACM TechNews | September 27, 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
High-tech aerial drones known as "croc spotters," which patrol along riverbeds to detect crocodiles, recently were tested in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Agence France-Presse 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