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Cyberattack on U.K.'s Electoral Registers Revealed
From ACM TechNews

Cyberattack on U.K.'s Electoral Registers Revealed

The U.K.'s Electoral Commission disclosed a "complex cyberattack" in which "hostile actors" accessed copies of electoral registers from August 2021.

Technology Aims to Prevent Falls for Elderly
From ACM TechNews

Technology Aims to Prevent Falls for Elderly

The Move More Live More project in Northern Ireland aims to prevent falls by the elderly by predicting risks that contribute to falls weeks ahead of time.

Friend or Foe: Can Computer Coders Trust ChatGPT?
From ACM TechNews

Friend or Foe: Can Computer Coders Trust ChatGPT?

The use of artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT for coding has inspired both enthusiasm and reluctance among programmers.

The Women Who Left Their Jobs to Code
From ACM TechNews

The Women Who Left Their Jobs to Code

Some U.K. women are defying the trend of lower female representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) compared to men by becoming programmers...

Crewless Container Ships Appear on the Horizon
From ACM TechNews

Crewless Container Ships Appear on the Horizon

The Norwegian container ship Yara Birkeland eventually will be a crewless vessel that navigates via radar and cameras, feeding sensor data to artificial intelligence...
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