Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information…
From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
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A ninth grader at Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico won the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize at the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering contest.
Albuquerque Journal From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
Artists are jumping into a market that will pay thousands for their work. But they're running into scams, environmental concerns, and crypto hype.
MIT Technology Review From ACM News | October 26, 2021
Key questions and challenges remain, including how to scale qubit devices while reducing noise and errors to the point where the devices become useful.
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2021
The McAfee Enterprise Advanced Threat Research team found a bug in the Netop Vision Pro Education software used by about 3 million teachers and students worldwide...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2021
Pennsylvania State University scientists have designed a search engine that uses artificial intelligence to sift through millions of online documents.
Penn State News From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2021
Hassan Hijazi and Carleton Coffrin of Los Alamos National Laboratory earned top prizes in a national contest to develop algorithms to enhance the electrical grid...Los Alamos National Laboratory News From ACM TechNews | October 7, 2021
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the agency will deploy new software to more easily estimate when planes can taxi onto a runway and take off....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2021
A study suggests pretrial risk assessment algorithms increase the likelihood that judges will change their priorities in making pretrial decisions.
Government Technology From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2021
Government use of face ID systems exploded during the pandemic—but tying it to critical services has left some people locked out at the moment they needed help...MIT Technology Review From ACM News | September 28, 2021