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From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Arizona State University engineers have come up with an algorithm that manages autonomous vehicle traffic through intersections safely, under real-life conditions...ASU Now From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
U.K. police agencies are trying out the use of aerial drones to support ground-based forces in scenarios where helicopter or aircraft deployments may be less practical...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2020
An automated system for vehicle license plate recognition could help identify dangerous drivers in real time before an incident occurs.
Edith Cowan University (Australia) From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2020
U.S. cities and towns are using artificial intelligence to monitor and regulate short-term rentals, with some hoping to spot tax-revenue opportunities during the...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2020
Research has found privacy issues innate to current blockchain platforms, suggesting the technology requires further refinement for consideration of privacy rights...University of South Australia From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2020
Some U.S. states are asking the National Guard to dispatch cybersecurity experts to fortify their voting systems ahead of the general election in November.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2020
A platform developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can quantify security risks for companies without requiring them to disclose sensitive...MIT News From ACM TechNews | September 10, 2020
Switzerland's Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner Adrian Lobsiger called a U.S.-Swiss program for shielding personal information shared between...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2020
Since April, computer scientists at Purdue University have been using an online database of public cameras to track compliance with social-distancing guidelines...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2020
Visa has introduced a more advanced artificial intelligence tool to approve or deny credit and debit transactions when banks' networks are down.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2020
The Voatz electronic-voting company argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that security researchers should only seek flaws in e-voting systems with...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2020