Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee says he is appalled by the Trump administration's decision to dismantle net neutrality and let Internet service providers sell customers' browsing...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2017
The European parliament has urged the drafting of a set of regulations to govern the use and creation of robots and artificial intelligence, including a form of...The Guardian From ACM News | January 13, 2017
The McDonald's on the corner of Third Avenue and 58th Street in New York City doesn/t look all that different from any of the fast-food chain's other locations...The Guardian From ACM News | January 11, 2017
Apple has removed the New York Times app from its store in China after a government request, in an example of how far the company will go to please the authorities...The Guardian From ACM News | January 5, 2017
Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel studying Egyptian fruit bats have found a way to determine which bats are communicating with which other bats, what...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2016
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that laws allowing for the blanket collection and retention of location and traffic data are...The Guardian From ACM News | December 21, 2016
Microsoft and Code.org have released a new tutorial for Hour of Code, an annual campaign held during Computer Science Education Week to encourage more students...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2016
The newborn universe may have glowed with light beams moving much faster than they do today, according to a theory that overturns Einstein's century-old claim that...The Guardian From ACM News | November 30, 2016
Genevieve Bell is an Australian anthropologist who has been working at tech company Intel for 18 years, where she is currently head of sensing and insights.
The Guardian From ACM Opinion | November 29, 2016
A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has triggered a global upgrade of Apple's mobile operating...The Guardian From ACM News | August 26, 2016
A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking online, a year after ...The Guardian From ACM News | August 2, 2016
Hackers have again demonstrated that no matter how many security precautions someone takes, all a hacker needs to track their location and snoop on their phone...The Guardian From ACM News | April 18, 2016