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OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer

29 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations...
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Ford taps Agility Robotics' bipedal robot to test package delivery

Ford taps Agility Robotics' bipedal robot to test package delivery

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Automaker Ford says it has partnered with robotics startup Agility Robotics to experiment with bipedal robots for package delivery.
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Percepto raises $15 million for facility-monitoring autonomous drones

Percepto raises $15 million for facility-monitoring autonomous drones

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Percepto, a startup developing drone-in-a-box solutions for energy, oil and gas, and mining companies, has raised $15 million in capital.
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China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms - but it still can't stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave 200 million pigs dead

China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms - but it still can't stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave 200 million pigs dead

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Many Chinese tech firms are equipping the country's farms with artificial intelligence, facial recognition, and blockchain technologies to monitor their pigs' health. But none...
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Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.
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Mapillary launches marketplace to expand coverage of its crowdsourced map images and data

Mapillary launches marketplace to expand coverage of its crowdsourced map images and data

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Mapillary is creating a marketplace for street-level images and map data to serve specific needs of users while also making its core service more robust.
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This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Mitch Grasso has some advice for founders on how to design their pitch decks and what their presentations should include. Grasso is a former software designer and a serial...
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Informatica signs a key deal with Amazon Web Services to help customers figure out the best way to move big chunks of data to the cloud by using AI

Informatica signs a key deal with Amazon Web Services to help customers figure out the best way to move big chunks of data to the cloud by using AI

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Informatica announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services to help customers more easily move their data to the cloud. Informatica will offer an AI-powered tool that will...
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Bosch unveils sensor box designed for autonomous air taxis

Bosch unveils sensor box designed for autonomous air taxis

20 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Bosch built a compact and lightweight sensor box for autonomous taxis, which it expects will launch in earnest within the next three years.
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U.S. Senators propose legislation to fund national AI strategy

U.S. Senators propose legislation to fund national AI strategy

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would pump $2.2 billion into federal research and development over the next 10 years.
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The deal between T-Mobile and Sprint that forms a $146 billion telecom giant...

The deal between T-Mobile and Sprint that forms a $146 billion telecom giant to take on AT&T and Verizon is reportedly in jeopardy

Department of Justice staff recommends the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint be blocked, according to Reuters. The deal would join the third- and fourth-largest US wireless... Read more ...

Huawei's torment in the US could be about to backfire, dealing a stinging...

Huawei's torment in the US could be about to backfire, dealing a stinging blow to Apple

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Collateral Damage Of The Trade War, Farmers Want Chinese Market Reopened

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson sent a pack of Oreos to a lawmaker after he flubbed a question about REOs during a congressional hearing

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson addressed a gaffe he made Tuesday at a US House Committee on Financial Services hearing with an attempt at a... Read more ...

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money

California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the... Read more ...

US F-22 stealth fighters intercepted 4 Russian bombers testing US air...

US F-22 stealth fighters intercepted 4 Russian bombers testing US air defenses near Alaska

Two sets of two Russian Tupolev Tu-95 strategic bombers, one of which was escorted by a pair of Su-35 fighter jets, were intercepted off the coast of Alaska on Monday. A total... Read more ...

Trump names new Air Force secretary

Trump names new Air Force secretary

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Barbara Barrett, former head of the Aerospace Corporation, a government-funded research center, to be the next secretary of the Air... Read more ...

A former figure-skater said she was sexually abused for years by her partner...

A former figure-skater said she was sexually abused for years by her partner who died by suicide

An American figure skater who died by suicide in January has been accused of sexual abuse by his former skating partner. Bridget Namiotka, 29, wrote in a series of Facebook... Read more ...

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Maxing out Apple's latest MacBook Pro will cost you over $6,500

Maxing out Apple's latest MacBook Pro will cost you over $6,500

Apple announced new MacBook Pro laptops on Tuesday. The 15-inch MacBook Pros can now be purchased with eight-core processors, which are more powerful than the six-core... Read more ...