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Former Google engineer Levandowski gets 18-month sentence for stealing trade secrets

Former Google engineer Levandowski gets 18-month sentence for stealing trade secrets

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

A U.S. judge sentenced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to 18 months in prison for stealing a trade secret from Google.
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Bill in Congress would require businesses receive consent before using biometric data

Bill in Congress would require businesses receive consent before using biometric data

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Proposed in the U.S. Senate, the National Biometric Information Privacy Act would require businesses get consent to collect or share biometric data.
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Federal Government Releases Bipartisan Anti-China Plan for Artificial Intelligence

18 hours ago   |   MintPress News

A bipartisan plan for artificial intelligence in relation to national security has just been released by U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly and Will Hurd. The report was put...
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Microsoft researchers claim ‘state-of-the-art' biomedical NLP model

Microsoft researchers claim ‘state-of-the-art' biomedical NLP model

18 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft researchers propose a new training technique that achieves state-of-the-art performance in natural language processing biomedical tasks.
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Syntiant raises $35 million for AI speech-processing edge chips

Syntiant raises $35 million for AI speech-processing edge chips

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Syntiant, a startup developing AI and machine learning edge hardware for voice processing, has raised $35 million in venture capital.
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Censorship or fighting disinformation? Russia to use AI to create controversial ‘fake news' filter, as Facebook efforts stall

Censorship or fighting disinformation? Russia to use AI to create controversial ‘fake news' filter, as Facebook efforts stall

23 hours ago   |   RT

Russia plans to create a data service to tackle 'fake news,' the country's media watchdog Rospechat said on Tuesday. US social media giant Facebook has also attempted to...
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Pentagon vow to use artificial intelligence for good is ‘HIGHLY SUSPECT & should not be believed' - RT's Keiser Report

Pentagon vow to use artificial intelligence for good is ‘HIGHLY SUSPECT & should not be believed' - RT's Keiser Report

1 day ago   |   RT

In the first episode of the Keiser Report's annual Summer Solutions series, Max and Stacy discuss the latest global economic, monetary, financial and cultural trends; as well...
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Here's how to build an AI strategy that successfully connects with customers, according to technology executives and an AI engineer

Here's how to build an AI strategy that successfully connects with customers, according to technology executives and an AI engineer

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Senior AI leaders from Dell Technologies recently participated in a virtual panel discussion about AI and customer experience. While voice assistants and autonomous technology...
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Chinese AI company files $1.4 billion lawsuit against Apple

Chinese AI company files $1.4 billion lawsuit against Apple

1 day ago   |   New York Post

SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO - Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology Co Ltd, also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple...
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New ‘unselfie' AI technique makes your selfies look like posed portraits

New ‘unselfie' AI technique makes your selfies look like posed portraits

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers have developed an AI technique that transforms selfies into 'pose-neutral' portraits with relaxed arms and torsos.
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...