The U.K.'s Home Office says it will soon require people facing deportation to carry a global positioning system (GPS)-enabled fingerprint scanner at all times.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2022
Malte Schröder and colleagues at Dresden University of Technology programmed an algorithm to design the optimal cycling route for any given city, using network...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 11, 2022
Vibrating pads on people's arms can support a more convincing illusion of weight in virtual reality by fooling the brain into ignoring certain sensory input.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2022
Researchers found privacy flaws in apps used in the U.S. to track people waiting for immigration court dates, those in juvenile detention systems, and those on...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2022
A machine learning model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis can analyze decades of earthquake data to predict future earthquakes.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2022
Pennsylvania State University researchers built a soft computer from rows of rubber blocks that performs different calculations based on how it is squished.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2022
Usual punctuation in headlines can make people more likely to share news stories on Facebook, although asking questions is less likely to encourage engagement.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2022
Researchers used the Codex neural network of artificial intelligence research company OpenAI to translate mathematical problems from plain English into formal code...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 8, 2022
Russia, Ukraine, and many of the latter's Western allies have the ability to launch cyberattacks on other nations, and both sides seem ready for digital skirmishes...New Scientist From ACM News | February 24, 2022
As many as seven in 10 cryptocurrency trades on popular exchanges worldwide may involve people purchasing from themselves to inflate prices artificially.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2021
Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev developed artificial intelligence software that can provide makeup advice to foil facial recognition...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2021
China has been running a city-wide quantum communications network in Hefei, the largest quantum network demonstration built to date, for almost three years.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
Researchers at George Washington University say they have built a tool that would allow users to expose fake news without endangering their privacy. The Fuzzy Anonymous...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021
It takes an average of 77 days from detection for Google to remove apps that may contain malware from the Google Play Store, accoriding to a recent analysis.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2021
A cyberattack may have been involved in a naval confrontation this week between Russia and a British warship in the Black Sea that never really happened.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 25, 2021