The announcement of the “Nobel Prize of computing” comes as the federal government is embroiled in a massive fight over the limits of encryption.
Measuring devices have become sensitive enough to detect the gravitational forces between tiny objects and may soon cross the quantum threshold.
Either you let law enforcement get into encrypted devices and run the risk of letting others find a similar way in, or you don’t.
Apple could unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone without creating a legal precedent that it must help investigators, a government lawyer says.
Apple’s standoff with the FBI shows that the U.S. urgently needs new laws setting limits on what investigators can demand of tech companies, says Microsoft’s president.
A law professor who backs Apple in its case against the FBI says it would be dangerous for the company to win on First Amendment grounds.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Apple asks a federal court to overturn the order that it further assist the FBI in a terrorism investigation, saying it would be incredibly cumbersome to comply.
Water levels can indicate the next region that will experience political unrest or where climate change is hitting the hardest. Orbital Insight is monitoring them by applying deep learning to satellite images.
U.S. senators have proposed a commission to help end Apple’s fight with the FBI and devise rules for accessing encrypted devices.