Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne created a proof of concept platform for hard drives that will be smaller, faster, and more energy...EPFL News (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | March 17, 2020
A team of computer scientists in France and the U.S. has set a record for integer factorization, a major challenge in the security of most public key cryptography...University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Four states account for 90% of all ZipRecruiter-advertised jobs requiring advanced artificial intelligence skills, and 60% of all artificial intelligence jobs on...Fortune From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
The Congressional Cyberspace Solarium Commission report on the state of cybersecurity in the U.S. included sweeping recommendations for shoring up cyberdefense....Politico From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Researchers demonstrated that virtual reality users are more likely to exercise better when vying with realistic, rather than idealized, avatars of themselves.
...University of Bath From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Information technology security experts assessing personal identification numbers codes for securing smartphones found six-digit PINs offer little more security...Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Technology companies increasingly are backing proposed laws that would limit the use of facial recognition systems, in an effort to head off more restrictive bills...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Researchers have created a system that uses the Amazon Alexa smart speaker's microphone array in combination with echoes of one’s voice to localize a user's whereabouts...University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Coordinated Science Lab From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Extensive mitigations deployed during the last six years have failed to eliminate modern random-access memory (RAM) cards' vulnerability to Rowhammer exploits.
...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Researchers said Chinese social media platforms censored keywords related to the coronavirus outbreak as early as December, potentially limiting the Chinese public's...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2020