The University of Southern California's Shang-Hua Teng and his collaborator, Yale University's Daniel A. Spielman, were named to receive the Symposium on Theory...USC Viterbi News From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2021
Tests of face recognition software indicate the most accurate algorithms are able to confirm airline passenger identities at boarding while committing few errors...U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2021
A $16-billion effort to modernize health records at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports...The New York Times From ACM News | July 12, 2021
Technology companies are developing artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to debug code as software maintenance becomes ever more challenging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Researchers warn a Microsoft software patch did not fully correct a flaw in the Windows operating system that allows hackers to commandeer infected networks.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers said the Russia-associated REvil hacker gang last weekend exploited previously unknown software flaws to cause a mass ransomware attack...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 7, 2021
There is an emerging effort to tap artificial intelligence to write code based on short text descriptions of what the code should do.
Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | July 6, 2021
Different universities have different answers for the question, reflecting both their teaching philosophies and their sense of which language will prove most important...The New Stack From ACM News | July 6, 2021
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021