A five-year EU effort to develop a proactive humanoid assistant as a "second pair of hands" for industrial workers has concluded with the development of a new robotic...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
New software identifies ransomware attacks before attackers can cause catastrophic damage, even if the ransomware has not been previously used.
Southern Methodist University From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
As companies navigate an increase in cyberattacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, they must contend with the security threats posed by their own employees.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Reports warn that legislation to curb disinformation on the coronavirus could damage legitimate journalism's efforts to combat this "disinfodemic."
The University of Sheffield (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Information technology trade group CompTIA estimated U.S. IT employers lost a record 112,000 jobs in April, based on U.S. Labor Department data.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020
The first-quarter report of job search firm Dice reveals that overall hiring demand for tech professionals increased in many U.S. regions as the coronavirus emerged...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | May 8, 2020
Two economics professors have determined that the replacement of human workers by robots is a tangible trend, although they say claims of total automation are overstated...MIT News From ACM TechNews | May 8, 2020
Since the Australian government announced it would fast-track digital alternatives to in-person medical care, a million mental health telehealth consultations have...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | May 7, 2020
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020
Researchers have proposed a new technique for permanently altering survey datasets to shield consumers’ privacy, while retaining a reasonable degree of accuracy...Drexel Now From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020