A tiny federal statute in 1996 transformed the web into a wildly lucrative business, and became Big Tech's favorite liability shield. It's now under attack from...Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | August 20, 2019
Researchers have incorporated blockchain into energy systems, which could serve to expand the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Hackers at this year's Def Con hacker conference successfully exploited weaknesses in U.S. voting systems, demonstrating that many machines could be hijacked and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Researchers at the University of Lincoln found that computers are more accurate than humans at detecting photos that have undergone face morphing, a digital manipulation...University of Lincoln From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
Rapid advancements of AI and facial recognition technologies, combined with a dramatic decline in costs, means that these systems are now viable for use by supermarkets...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Visa is launching a platform to help its engineers quickly test artificial intelligence algorithms designed to detect and prevent credit card fraud.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that Illinois-based Facebook users can sue the social network for using facial recognition software.
National Public Radio From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
Artificial intelligence has become a major source of economic value, contributing as much as $2 trillion to today's global economy. Sophisticated machine learning...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | August 7, 2019
Experts attribute the Capital One data breach to exploitation of a vulnerability in the firewall of Amazon Web Services (AWS), which the bank used to store its...The Washington Times From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2019
A growing number of academics, economists, technologists, and lawmakers are working to reimagine the current environment in which a few large technology companies...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2019
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said time may be running out for major technology companies to voluntarily provide law enforcement officials access to the encrypted...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 29, 2019