The nonprofit John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will spend $50 million to fund research at 11 universities on how social media and technology impacts democracy...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2019
Salesforce.com is pressuring sporting-goods retailers and other customers to stop selling a range of firearms, or be prohibited from using its products.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
Stepping into a charged social issue, Silicon Valley tech giant Salesforce.com has asked retailers to stop selling military-style rifles, or stop using its software...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 31, 2019
As the New Zealand gunman live-streamed the massacre onto Facebook, fewer than 200 people watched. The social network said its moderators removed it sometime after...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
The ability of Internet users to spread a video of Friday's slaughter in New Zealand marked a triumph—however appalling—of human ingenuity over computerized systems...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 19, 2019
President Trump has promised to reduce the number of H-1B visas granted; Canadian businesses see an opportunity to lure international tech talent north of the border...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2019
A broad technology industry effort to expand apprenticeships in areas like cybersecurity and software engineering was unveiled this week at CES 2019.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 9, 2019
White House officials has been meeting with technology giants to try to persuade them to allow their employees to take leaves of absence to help modernize government...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Three former executives at Google, Tesla and Uber who once raced to be the first to develop self-driving cars have adopted a new strategy: Slow down. And shut up...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | October 19, 2018
It's time we come up with a strategy to defend our nation from potentially crippling cyberattacks that would put states at the forefront of the fight.
The Washington Post From ACM News | October 16, 2018
Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 13, 2018
The growth of automation will force as many as 70 million workers in the U.S. to find new jobs by 2030, according to a new McKinsey Global Institute study.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2017
Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 2, 2017