Mozilla Foundation researchers found pressing the "dislike" button on a YouTube video does little to improve the videos chosen by the YouTube platform's recommender...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2022
ACM Fellow and 1993 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Juris Hartmanis, co-inventor of complexity theory, died on July 29, 2022, at 94.
Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2022
Researchers at false online claims reports monitor NewsGuard said searches on prominent news topics on TikTok are likely to produce results rife with misinformation...ABC News From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2022
The move reflects growing unease about China's ability to access the personal information that Americans hand over to mobile apps and other services.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 16, 2022
A group of computer and election security experts said hand-marked paper ballots should replace Georgia's Dominion Voting Systems touchscreen voting machines.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2022
Researchers found privacy flaws in apps used in the U.S. to track people waiting for immigration court dates, those in juvenile detention systems, and those on...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2022
An international team of researchers developed a system that can read lips accurately through face masks using radio-frequency sensing and artificial intelligence...University of Glasgow (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2022
Research suggests that hackers can easily circumvent Endpoint Detection and Response systems, the malware detecting and blocking solutions on which organizations...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | September 6, 2022
The new rules, which would require many online services to increase protections for children, could change how popular social media and game platforms treat minors...The New York Times From ACM News | August 31, 2022