The Interspecies I/O forum last week announced the $1-million Coller Prize for Interspecies Conversation, whose backers include rock artist Peter Gabriel and former...Bloomberg Quint From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2020
Software engineer Frederic Rechtenstein found a South Korean mobile application designed to enforce pandemic quarantines contained major security flaws that could...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2020
Roboticists at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have developed a technique that uses a color camera to enable robots to pick up transparent and reflective objects...Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2020
An expert committee appointed by the Indian government has called for the creation of a new data regulator to oversee the sharing, monetization, and privacy of...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2020
Some government agencies that use the software said they were surprised Google may pick up the locations of certain app users. Others said they had unsuccessfully...The New York Times From ACM News | July 21, 2020
A growing number of researchers are focusing on being more proactive in predicting and preventing cyberattacks, rather than reactively fixing problems later.
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A student at the U.K.'s University of Birmingham has been unmasked as fictional by state-of-the-art forensic analysis programs from Israel-based startup Cyabra....Reuters From ACM TechNews | July 20, 2020
The European Commission is mounting an antitrust investigation into the Internet of Things, targeting voice assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa.
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Google has launched new online certificate programs in data analytics, project management, and user experience design, through the online learning platform Coursera...CNBC From ACM TechNews | July 20, 2020
Google, Amazon, and Johnson & Johnson have joined the World Health Organization effort to combat the global Covid-19 pandemic's threat to smokers, partly with artificial...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020
A hacker this week accessed an "admin" tool on Twitter to commandeer prominent Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam, according to a person with direct...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020
An international team of researchers has developed a Raspberry Pi-based device that eventually may be able to warn users when Amazon's Alexa and other voice assistants...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020