Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
From ACM NewsArnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 21, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Washington DC-based nonprofit Upturn found law enforcement officials regularly break into encrypted smartphones, and police in all U.S. states have phone-hacking...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2020
U.S. Cyber Command (CyberCom) has launched a campaign to temporarily disrupt the world's largest botnet, in order to mitigate its potential interference in the...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 22, 2020
Human Rights Watch says Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system connected to a database that includes child suspects and is publishing warrants for their...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
Check-in computers unable to accommodate record turnouts were mainly to blame for slow-moving lines at early voting locations this week in Georgia.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
Scientists at Japan's Tokyo University of Science designed a novel quantum circuit that calculates the fast Fourier transform faster and more efficiently than previously...Tokyo University of Science (Japan) From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
Hundreds of the world's leading cryptographers are competing to develop encryption standards to protect online data against classical and quantum-computing cyberattacks...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have detected attackers exploiting a Windows vulnerability against state and local...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 16, 2020
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammannwrote in a...Futurism.com From ACM News | October 16, 2020