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
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The Australian government is considering legislation that would enable the creation of an online code to prohibit social media from directing children to harmful...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2021
The world's fair in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, showcases a three-dimensionally printed replica of Michelangelo's statue, "David," in the Italian pavilion.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week authorized the use of the first artificial intelligence tool designed to help diagnose prostate cancer.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2021
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the agency will deploy new software to more easily estimate when planes can taxi onto a runway and take off....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2021
University of Strathclyde in Scotland's Karen Renaud said requiring complex passwords to deter hackers has the unintended effect of making the process too difficult...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2021
A new type of ransomware attack involves cybercriminals stealing sensitive data and threatening to publish it online if the victim does not pay a hefty ransom.
...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2021
A program known as XCheck has given millions of celebrities, politicians, and other high-profile users special treatment, a privilege many abuse.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 14, 2021
The pandemic has disrupted annual doctor visits, and digital technology, imaging, gene sequencing, and artificial intelligence likely will further virtualize physical...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2021
China's top legislative body has passed a law requiring those handling the personal data of Chinese citizens to minimize data collection and obtain prior consent...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 23, 2021