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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold down two demanding jobs simultaneously: head...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 31, 2018
American news outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Daily Star abruptly blocked access to their websites from Europe on Friday...The New York Times From ACM News | May 25, 2018
More than a second before a self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the vehicle's computer system determined it needed to brake...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 24, 2018
Two technology booms—some people might call them frenzies—are combining to turn a once-obscure type of microprocessor into a must-have but scarce commodity.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 11, 2018
At a conference in Silicon Valley this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, vowed that his company would "keep building" despite a swirl of questions...The New York Times From ACM News | May 7, 2018
Past the end of a remote mountain road, down a rutted dirt track, in a concrete house that lacked running water but bristled with smartphones, 13 members of an...The New York Times From ACM News | April 27, 2018
The United States undercut China's technology ambitions on Tuesday, advancing a new rule that would limit the ability of Chinese telecommunications companies to...The New York Times From ACM News | April 18, 2018
When Zbynek Frolik needed new employees to handle surging orders at his cavernous factories in central Bohemia, he fanned advertisements across the Czech Republic...The New York Times From ACM News | April 17, 2018
Entrepreneurs, companies, and governments look to use databases like Blockchain—often independent of Bitcoin—to solve some of the most intractable issues facing...The New York Times From ACM News | April 3, 2018
What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something...The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2018
Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...The New York Times From ACM News | January 29, 2018
From inside the control room carved into the rock more than half a mile underground, Mika Persson can see the robots on the march, supposedly coming for his job...The New York Times From ACM News | December 27, 2017
Every month, about four million more Indians get online. They include people like Manju, a 35-year-old seamstress in this city of ancient palaces, who got her first...The New York Times From ACM News | December 6, 2017
They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy," his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape...The New York Times From ACM Careers | November 21, 2017
With artificial intelligence expertise in short supply, artificial intelligence talent is commanding huge salaries from the largest technology companies.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2017
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal prosecutors can force technology companies to turn over data stored outside the United States.
The New York Times From ACM News | October 17, 2017
Gender bias in technology is a problem for women on both sides of the Atlantic, although the challenges and opportunities they face can differ due to political...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 11, 2017
Bitcoin has many cousins and competitors. None have grown more popular than Ethereum, a global computer network with its own virtual currency, called Ether.
The New York Times From ACM Careers | October 2, 2017