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
States should place moratoriums on the sale and use of artificial intelligence systems until adequate safeguards are put in place, said U.N. human rights chief...U.N. News From ACM News | September 20, 2021
China has been running a city-wide quantum communications network in Hefei, the largest quantum network demonstration built to date, for almost three years.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
Australia's New South Wales will spend AU$21.4 million (US$15.4 million) to expand its shark management program with drones, drumlines, and beach-monitoring stations...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
Researchers at George Washington University say they have built a tool that would allow users to expose fake news without endangering their privacy. The Fuzzy Anonymous...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
Technology giants including Amazon, Microsoft, and Cisco are preparing to access data from India's farmers in a campaign to modernize the country's agricultural...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2021
A 35-foot-long tugboat carrying passengers will embark from Hamburg, Germany, on a 1,000-nautical-mile (1,150-mile) autonomous voyage around Denmark.
Popular Science From ACM TechNews | September 17, 2021
Experts fear the Taliban could exploit expansive databases built by the U.S. and its allies during the Afghanistan occupation as tools for surveillance and repression...The Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2021