The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality after banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan...Bloomberg From ACM News | November 20, 2017
The software algorithms that decide our news feed are programmed to prioritize user attention over truth to optimize for engagement, which means optimizing for...Brookings From ACM News | November 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's David Shrier recently detailed the MIT Trust::Data Consortium's efforts to build new systems that rethink data sharing...eWeek From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Internet data breaches threaten the usernames and passwords of billions of people, and phishing attacks are the most effective way to hijack victims' online identities...NewsFactor Network From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Governments are taking a closer look at artificial intelligence as a way to further their strategic interests in areas such as national defense.
U.S. News $ World Report From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2017
The FBI and Apple are bracing for another potential fight over encryption, this time because of the iPhone of the dead gunman in Sunday's Texas church shooting,...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 9, 2017
Researchers are using a U.S. National Science Foundation grant to enhance Hasbro's Joy for All Companion Pets into smart robots that can help older adults with...News from Brown From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2017
For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras—a technologist who feared what technology had wrought. Her cause was voting: Specifically, she believed...The Atlantic From ACM News | November 8, 2017
The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 8, 2017
A letter from 122 members of the Australian artificial intelligence research community urges Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to support for a ban on...UNSW Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
Researchers completing the first large-scale analysis of victims of Internet denial-of-service attacks worldwide found about a third of the IPv4 address space was...UCSD News (CA) From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2017
An international team of researchers is using an $11-million U.S. Department of Defense grant to streamline investigations by developing algorithms for extracting...The Hub From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2017
Rapid progress is being made in the field of artificial intelligence and robotics, as milestones are being passed in a wide range of areas.
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2017