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You Can Have Collaborative Software That’s Wary of the Cloud

You Can Have Collaborative Software That’s Wary of the...

Research lab Ink & Switch wants to harness the benefits of productivity and communication...

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Larry, Sergey, and the Mixed Legacy of Google-Turned-Alphabet

Larry, Sergey, and the Mixed Legacy of Google-Turned-Alphabet

With Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping back (again\!), Google CEO Sundar Pichai...

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What Happens When Computers Learn to Read Our Emotions?

What Happens When Computers Learn to Read Our Emotions?

As sensors connected to artificial intelligence proliferate, machines will see right...

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Why YouTube Won’t Ban Trump’s Misleading Ads About Biden

Why YouTube Won’t Ban Trump’s Misleading Ads About Biden

Google says it's against company policies for advertisers to make false claims,...

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Larry Page and Sergey Brin Hand Over Alphabet’s Reins

Larry Page and Sergey Brin Hand Over Alphabet’s Reins

Google chief Sundar Pichai is now also the CEO of Alphabet, but Page and Brin aren’t...

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Facebook's Head of AI Says the Field Will Soon ‘Hit the Wall’

Facebook's Head of AI Says the Field Will Soon ‘Hit the...

Jerome Pesenti is encouraged by progress in artificial intelligence, but sees the...

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Airbnb Purges More Than Half of Its Boston Listings

Airbnb Purges More Than Half of Its Boston Listings

The home sharing service is adopting a more conciliatory tone with local regulators...

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Senators Protest a Health Algorithm Biased Against Black People

Senators Protest a Health Algorithm Biased Against Black...

A study found that the formula discriminated against black people by counting health...

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How Amazon Ended Up With Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments for Sale

How Amazon Ended Up With Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments...

The offensive items appear to be the byproduct of an increasingly automated ecommerce...

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Would You Pay Someone $40 to Keep You Focused on Work?

Would You Pay Someone $40 to Keep You Focused on Work?

I procrastinate. I get distracted. This San Francisco startup wants to help me (and...

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Amazon Joins Tech’s Great Quantum Computing Race

Amazon Joins Tech’s Great Quantum Computing Race

The company’s AWS unit will allow customers to tap quantum machines from three startups....

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Sleepwalkers Podcast: Artificial Intelligence Is Watching Us and Judging Us

Sleepwalkers Podcast: Artificial Intelligence Is Watching...

In China, ubiquitous cameras surveil restive minorities. In the US, algorithms determine...

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Hey Congress, How's That Privacy Bill Coming Along?

Hey Congress, How's That Privacy Bill Coming Along?

As the year winds down without any federal online privacy law to show for it, Senate...

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Sleepwalkers Podcast: What Happens When Machines Find Their Creative Muse

Sleepwalkers Podcast: What Happens When Machines Find Their...

Artificial intelligence algorithms are creating portraits, movies, and music, though...

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Sleepwalkers Podcast: Rethinking Our Relationship With AI

Sleepwalkers Podcast: Rethinking Our Relationship With...

A podcast series examines AI and its influence on humans. 

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Cybertruck Swag Has Flooded Amazon and Etsy

Cybertruck Swag Has Flooded Amazon and Etsy

Elon Musk isn’t the only one capitalizing on the Cybertruck’s popularity.