Researchers have found that giving smart assistant users the option to adjust settings for privacy or content delivery, or both, does not necessarily increase trust...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
The first woman to win this top communications science award, Goldsmith was honored for her groundbreaking work to deliver high-performing cellular and Wi-Fi services...The Marconi Society From ACM News | April 30, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have created a device to help simulate the feel of objects in virtual reality.
Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic's disruption to elections worldwide has rekindled interest in voting online, but experts warn it would be too vulnerable to breaches and cyberattacks...The Economist From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
Researchers combined two techniques—radio frequency (RF) photonics sensing and quantum metrology—to give sensor networks a never-before-achieved level of precision...University of Arizona College of Engineering From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Finnish data security expert Harri Hursti worries the U.S. voting system is rife with unpatched vulnerabilities that leave it susceptible to election rigging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence system to detect Twitter bots based on differences in the patterns of Tweeting activity of real and fake accounts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
White-hat hackers are helping thwart cybercriminals attempting to exploit healthcare organizations' increased reliance on networks during the COVID-19 pandemic....The Hill From ACM TechNews | April 24, 2020
Teams of workers at the Belgian port of Antwerp are preparing to test a bracelet designed to help contain the coronavirus pandemic by enforcing social distancing...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | April 24, 2020
U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously voted to hold a "virtual Parliament" to maintain the machinery of democracy via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2020