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Tech Cos. Silent on Data Privacy since Roe v. Wade Reversal
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Tech Cos. Silent on Data Privacy since Roe v. Wade Reversal

Tech companies must, at the very least, communicate policies and practices to consumers.

It's Time for AI to Retire the Turing Test
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It's Time for AI to Retire the Turing Test

The Turing Test's most troubling legacy is an ethical one: It is fundamentally about deception.

Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory
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Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory

Without greater momentum on their side, the New York stunner looks more like chance than pattern.

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'
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Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'

Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.

Deep Learning Is a Bad Idea for Security
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Deep Learning Is a Bad Idea for Security

Deep learning must address some major issues before AI can scale more widely into security applications

Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data
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Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data

Synthetic data can provide AI with a broader education than real-world data, but challenges exist

Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation
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Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation

Both houses of Congress are back in session with a packed agenda, and way down on that priority list is regulating crypto

An AWS Inconvenience
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An AWS Inconvenience

The company's recent outage took down Adele, Netflix, Tinder, and more, but it could've been worse

AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them
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AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them

AI should be enabling faster, automated, more ubiquitous prevention of cyberattacks

Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation
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Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation

AI-based advertising models 'give tech a bad name,' says Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost

The DOJ Wants Companies to Admit Their Cybersecurity Problems
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The DOJ Wants Companies to Admit Their Cybersecurity Problems

Agency plans to use Civil War-era "Lincoln Law" to enforce cybersecurity disclosure

Where Should Information Go to Be Safe?
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Where Should Information Go to Be Safe?

Enterprise data is safest in the cloud and in the 'fog', according to one expert

Did DeepMind Just Take a Big Step Toward More Human-Like AI?
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Did DeepMind Just Take a Big Step Toward More Human-Like AI?

DeepMind researchers have created software agents that navigate a three-dimensional game world called XLand, where the agents learn from experience, by trial and...

Here's Why Tech Companies Are Suddenly Focused on Child Safety
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Here's Why Tech Companies Are Suddenly Focused on Child Safety

Tech colossi are responding to shifting political winds and trying to preempt new, impending regulations

Can We Handle the Truth about Cybersecurity?
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Can We Handle the Truth about Cybersecurity?

Standardizing disclosure rules while ensuring transparency can strengthen our total cybersecurity landscape

Wait, There's Supposed to Be a Gadget Repair Market?
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Wait, There's Supposed to Be a Gadget Repair Market?

A new FTC policy is a warning to companies that glue together smartphones so they can't be opened, charge exorbitant fees for replacement parts, or limit who can...

Why Business and Academia Need Each Other for Better AI
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Why Business and Academia Need Each Other for Better AI

The best way to accelerate innovation is through cooperation between academics and business.

Why Futurist Ray Kurzweil Isn't Worried About Technology Stealing Your Job
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Why Futurist Ray Kurzweil Isn't Worried About Technology Stealing Your Job

Longtime futurist Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, provides his take on the artificial intelligence debate and what the future holds for us all....

Like It or Not, Facebook Has the Right to Choose Your News
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Like It or Not, Facebook Has the Right to Choose Your News

There's an old saying that you shouldn't pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.

The Current State of Artificial Intelligence, According to Nvidia's Ceo
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The Current State of Artificial Intelligence, According to Nvidia's Ceo

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang weighs in on data centers, driverless cars, and deep learning technology.
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