Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai Testify Before Congress

December 10th, 2018
Google's CEO will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing focused on transparency and search practices.

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Leaked Audio Reveals Google’s Efforts to Woo Conservatives

December 10th, 2018
“We've recognized that the company is generally seen as liberal by policymakers,” a government-relations executive told Google employees in February.

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Trump’s Limits on Legal Immigration Could Hit Businesses Hard

December 10th, 2018
Today is the last day members of the public can comment on a Trump administration proposal to radically restrict legal immigration.

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50 Years Later, We Still Don’t Grasp the Mother of All Demos

December 9th, 2018
Doug Engelbart didn't just want to show off new technology. He wanted to demonstrate a system for improving humanity.

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How Doug Engelbart Pulled off the Mother of All Demos

December 9th, 2018
In this excerpt from Valley of Genius, author Adam Fisher sketches how Doug Engelbart came up with many of the ideas of modern computing.

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Canada Welcomes AI—But Not All ‘Black in AI’ Workshop Guests

December 7th, 2018
More than 100 researchers who hoped to attend a big AI conference in Montreal couldn't get visas.

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Tumblr’s Porn Bloggers Eye Pillowfort and Dreamwidth

December 7th, 2018
Tumblr porn alternatives Pillowfort and Dreamwidth deal with the spotlight

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Canada, France Plan Global Panel to Study the Effects of AI

December 7th, 2018
The International Panel on Artificial Intelligence will be modeled on a group formed in 1988 to study climate change and recommend government policies.

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Amazon Has a History of Bear Repellent Accidents

December 7th, 2018
Dozens of Amazon warehouse workers in New Jersey were sickened after a robot punctured a can of bear repellent on Wednesday.

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A Huawei Exec’s Arrest Complicates the US-China Trade Dispute

December 6th, 2018
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's CFO and the daughter of its founder, was arrested in Canada the same day that Presidents Trump and Xi met to discuss tariffs.

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