Google AI Ethics Council Falling Apart Almost Immediately After Launch Due To Members Questioning REAL Motives Of Google

Google recently appointed an external ethics council to deal with tricky issues in artificial intelligence. The group is meant to … More

The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism

According to Google’s Ngram Viewer, which measures the appearance in books of a given phrase over time, the word “surveillance”—from … More

All For Show? EU Slaps Google With $5B Fine

The European Union hit Google with a record antitrust fine for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. … More

Google, Facebook Quietly Moving Forward With Automatic Blocking Of ‘Extremist’ Videos

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove … More

Rise Of The Machines: Keep Your Eyes On Artificial Intelligence, Say Researchers

A Google computer’s stunning 3-0 victory in a Man-vs-Machine face-off over the ultimate board game highlights the need to keep … More

Google’s New Neural Network Can Pinpoint Almost Exact Location From Any Photo

Here’s a tricky task. Pick a photograph from the Web at random. Now try to work out where it was … More

Google-Backed Calico Attempts To Defeat Aging

Alphabet, Google’s newfangled conglomeration, arrived in August, but we will not see its first financial figures until January, when the company reports … More