The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is using machine intelligence to predict what emerging technologies will become popular in the future...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2014
A decade ago, a group of Johns Hopkins University grad students tried to hack one of the first commercially popular Near Field Communication payment systems—the...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 11, 2014
Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to track the movements of almost anybody who carries a cellphone, whether they...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 26, 2014
Researchers are hoping to harness facial-recognition and age-progression technology to estimate people's life spans and future health based on a photograph. The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2014
The Internet's eyes turned to the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday, as the panel approved a plan to consider allowing Internet service providers to...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | May 19, 2014
HealthCare.gov, the Web site at the center of President Obama's federal health insurance exchange, has been plagued with problems since it opened for business Oct...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 22, 2013
So you want to open sealed envelopes without getting caught? Here’s the secret, according to one of the six oldest classified documents in possession of the Central...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 20, 2011
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
There probably are just two times when you think about a traffic light.
When one just turned yellow. ("Can I make it?")
When one has been red for too long. ("Come...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 7, 2010
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has officially launched the World Digital Library, an Internet-based library that...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 28, 2009