Researchers at New York-based cybersecurity startup Cynerio identified five zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Aethon TUG smart autonomous robots used in hospitals...The Jerusalem Post (Israel) From ACM TechNews | April 18, 2022
The Dutch tax authority ruined thousands of lives after using an algorithm to spot suspected benefits fraud — and critics say there is little stopping it from happening...Politico From ACM News | April 18, 2022
OpenAI's GPT-3 and other neural nets can now write original prose with mind-boggling fluency — a development that could have profound implications for the future...The New York Times From ACM News | April 18, 2022
Technology inventor achieves new transmission distance of 100km, and says it is suitable at shorter distances for audio calls and texts.
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) From ACM News | April 15, 2022
Authorities in Ukraine have deployed technology as part of a wide-ranging investigation into alleged war crimes by Russian forces in the town of Bucha.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2022
Symantec researchers have identified a campaign perpetrated by a hacker group associated with the Chinese government using VLC Media Player to launch a custom malware...BleepingComputer From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2022
While these breakthroughs must be considered proofs of concept, they demonstrate the pieces of future quantum datacenters are coming together, says independent...R. Colin Johnson Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | April 14, 2022
Google has pulled dozens of applications from its Google Play store amid researchers' findings that they contain software that secretly harvests data.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2022
Scientists are monitoring Italy’s Mount Etna through fiber-optic cables, using distributed acoustic sensing to detect seismic signals that conventional sensors...Wired From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2022