Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers found common Wi-Fi technology can easily identify weapons, bombs, and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues....Rutgers Today From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
When the cybersecurity industry warns about the nightmare of hackers causing blackouts, the scenario they describe typically entails an elite team of hackers ...Wired From ACM News | August 14, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018
Researchers have confirmed that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, even if the user selects a setting that purports to prevent...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million views so far this year, putting...The New York Times From ACM News | August 13, 2018
Some bathrooms have signs urging people to wash their hands. But at the Democratic National Committee, reminders hanging in the men's and women's restrooms address...Politico From ACM News | August 13, 2018
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have demonstrated computer models that can accurately predict the spread of HIV across populations.
Los Alamos National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2018
Wei Dilong, 18, who lives in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, likes basketball, hip-hop music and Hollywood superhero movies. He plans to study chemistry in...The New York Times From ACM News | August 8, 2018
Researchers have developed a method of employing artificial intelligence to better obscure the faces of anonymous individuals in news reports.
Simon Fraser University From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2018