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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.


Why GPS Spoofing Is a Threat to Companies, Countries
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Why GPS Spoofing Is a Threat to Companies, Countries

Technology that falsifies navigation data presents significant dangers to public and private organizations.

Technology That Could Revolutionize Banking
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Technology That Could Revolutionize Banking

The Ripple cryptocurrency is being used by global banks to speed cross-border payments.

AI Contest Aims to Build the Communications Network of the Future
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AI Contest Aims to Build the Communications Network of the Future

Participants in the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge can win millions of dollars for developing a radio frequency spectrum allocation system powered by artificial...

Smartphone Apps For Social Good
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Smartphone Apps For Social Good

Mobile apps make it easier, faster, and cheaper to create massive impact on social causes ranging from world hunger to domestic violence.

What Happens When Big Data Blunders?
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What Happens When Big Data Blunders?

Big data is touted as a cure-all for challenges in business, government, and healthcare, but as disease outbreak predictions show, big data often fails.

How a Supervillain (or a Hacker in His Basement) Could Destroy the Internet
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How a Supervillain (or a Hacker in His Basement) Could Destroy the Internet

Network experts share their greatest fears about attacks and accidents that could destroy the Internet.

New News Aggregator Apps
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New News Aggregator Apps

How apps like Inkl and SmartNews are overcoming the challenges of aggregation to win over content publishers and users alike.

Touching the Virtual
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Touching the Virtual

Feeling the way across new frontiers at the interface of people and machines.

Online Privacy
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Online Privacy: Regional Differences

How do the U.S., Europe, and Japan differ in their approaches to data protection — and what are they doing about it?

Looking and Learning: Image Identification and Enhanced Search
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Looking and Learning: Image Identification and Enhanced Search

Advances in computer image recognition aspire to provide "a reasonable description in plain English."

Leap Into the Future?
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Leap Into the Future?

Whatever Magic Leap is working on, it could revolutionize the fields of augmented and virtual reality.

Keeping Online Reviews Honest
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Keeping Online Reviews Honest

As online reviews become increasingly important to e-commerce and social media sites, computer scientists work on ways to ensure their authenticity.

Adding Depth to Mobile Imaging
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Adding Depth to Mobile Imaging

Google's Project Tango aims to provide an additional dimension to the next generation of mobile devices.

Atoms Show The Way
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Atoms Show The Way

A "quantum compass" will offer precise positioning data in places GPS cannot go.

2014 Bower Award Goes To… Validation
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2014 Bower Award Goes To… Validation

Edmund Clarke will receive the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science.

Crm For Cities
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Crm For Cities

New mobile apps improve citizen-government communications.
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