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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


The War Over the Value of Personal Data
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The War Over the Value of Personal Data

In a world increasingly dependent on turning personal data into profits, it is unclear how much that data is actually worth.

The ­.s. Goes All-In on Tech Inclusion
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The ­.s. Goes All-In on Tech Inclusion

A wave of U.S. federal funding aims to make the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields more inclusive.

AI Contest Aims to Build the Communications Network of the Future
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AI Contest Aims to Build the Communications Network of the Future

Participants in the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge can win millions of dollars for developing a radio frequency spectrum allocation system powered by artificial...

What Happens When Big Data Blunders?
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What Happens When Big Data Blunders?

Big data is touted as a cure-all for challenges in business, government, and healthcare, but as disease outbreak predictions show, big data often fails.

How a Supervillain (or a Hacker in His Basement) Could Destroy the Internet
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How a Supervillain (or a Hacker in His Basement) Could Destroy the Internet

Network experts share their greatest fears about attacks and accidents that could destroy the Internet.

Is 'Good Enough' Computing Good Enough?
From Communications of the ACM

Is 'Good Enough' Computing Good Enough?

The energy-accuracy trade-off in approximate computing.

Online Privacy
From Communications of the ACM

Online Privacy: Regional Differences

How do the U.S., Europe, and Japan differ in their approaches to data protection — and what are they doing about it?

Keeping Online Reviews Honest
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Keeping Online Reviews Honest

As online reviews become increasingly important to e-commerce and social media sites, computer scientists work on ways to ensure their authenticity.

If I Can Get Wi-Fi Here, I Can Get It Anywhere
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If I Can Get Wi-Fi Here, I Can Get It Anywhere

New York has ambitious plans for its extensive network of pay telephones.

Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios
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Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios

The DARPA Robotics Challenge pitted teams from around the world against each other in a series of disaster-themed tasks.

2014 Bower Award Goes To… Validation
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2014 Bower Award Goes To… Validation

Edmund Clarke will receive the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science.

The World of Perks
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The World of Perks

Companies are offering more and more creative extras to entice and retain employees, but there can be a downside.

It Jobs Market: The Trends Behind the Statistics
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It Jobs Market: The Trends Behind the Statistics

Today's IT jobs market is far from uniform, but some trends stand out. Employers are under pressure to fill positions, salaries are being pushed up, and tony tech...
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