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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Privacy activists warn the Moscow metro's Face Pay facial recognition payment system constitutes a sinister move by Russia to monitor and control its people.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 20, 2021
Researchers said spyware sold by Israel's NSO Group incorporated a zero-click zero-day exploit that could commandeer iPhones via a flaw in iMessage.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2020
Organizations conducting research into Covid-19 may be targeted by computer hackers linked to the Chinese government, according to the FBI and the U.S. Department...The Guardian From ACM News | May 15, 2020
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
At a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Wednesday, technology industry representatives argued in favor of implementing federal data privacy laws.
The Guardian From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2018
You could be forgiven for thinking that Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law created to fill your inbox with identikit warnings from every...The Guardian From ACM News | May 21, 2018
The speculation around cryptocurrencies has obscured the fact that blockchain, the decentralised, open-source ledger that drives bitcoin, could radically change...The Guardian From ACM News | January 30, 2018
Fitness-tracking company Strava has defended its publication of heatmaps that accidentally reveal sensitive military positions, arguing that the information was...The Guardian From ACM News | January 29, 2018
The day before a fully automated grocery store opened its doors in 1939, the inventor Clarence Saunders took out a full page advertisement in the Memphis Press-Scimitar...The Guardian From ACM Careers | August 21, 2017
Apple has removed the New York Times app from its store in China after a government request, in an example of how far the company will go to please the authorities...The Guardian From ACM News | January 5, 2017