Researchers have designed a context-aware system that could enable robots to work alongside humans on assembly lines with greater efficiency, while foregoing needless...KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
Facebook disproportionately shows certain types of job ads to men and women, raising questions about efforts to eliminate bias in its algorithms.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
China's new digital yuan cryptocurrency is expected to give its government a vast economic and social monitoring tool, and strip users of their anonymity.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2021
Online children's book platform Epic uses an anonymous trove of data collected from readers to customize reading recommendations and guide new title creation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2021
Researchers in Singapore found that support for autonomous vehicle adoption generally is based on perceptions of safety issues.
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2021
Researchers say a botnet targeting Windows devices is expanding, due to a new infection method that lets malware spread between computers with weak passwords.
TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
Researchers said a technique called Polymer Substrate Fingerprinting could be used to identify the unique, unclonable “fingerprints” of Bank of England banknotes...University of Warwick (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021