By this summer, Americans wanting to access their Internal Revenue Service records online will be required to submit a facial video to confirm their identity.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 28, 2022
At the Australian Open tennis tournament, new technology is translating the movement of the ball into sounds to help blind and low-vision fans follow the action...The New York Times From ACM News | January 28, 2022
The tech industry has grown rich off big ideas developed more than a decade ago. New things like quantum computing and self-driving cars could take a while.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 28, 2022
Bitcoin is theoretically vulnerable to hacking by quantum computers, but calculations show they would need to be a million times larger than those that exist today...New Scientist From ACM News | January 27, 2022
The price of Bitcoin has fallen more than 50% from its peak in November, which could prove costly for institutions that have bought into digital currencies.
The New York Times From ACM News | January 27, 2022
Yale School of Public Health researchers used location information from mobile devices to accurately forecast COVID-19 outbreaks in Connecticut municipalities.
...Yale School of Public Health From ACM TechNews | January 26, 2022
Complaints allege the company has deployed 'dark patterns,' design tricks that can subtly influence users' decisions in ways that are advantageous for a business...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 24, 2022