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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at boosting artificial intelligence R&D in the U.S. The order sets up the American AI Initiative, which instructs federal agencies to move projects involving artificial intelligence to the top of their priority lists. No funding is proposed in the order, but the initiative directs federal agencies […]
Enlarge (credit: Randy Adams / Flickr) Last November, photo-hosting site Flickr announced that it was going to slash the storage afforded to free accounts; they’d be capped at just 1,000 pictures each. Starting January 8 this year, free accounts with more than 1,000 pictures were rendered unable to upload any new images, and on February 5, […]
Eric Bangeman One thing I hate in a car is incongruous design. If something looks like it doesn’t belong in the car or is out of step with the car’s design aesthetic, it bugs the OCD part of me. Although there was plenty to dislike about the Ford EcoSport in general, its glossy-cased touchscreen display […]
The x2 strikes a nearly perfect balance between laptop and tablet — at a Chromebook price.
Voice assistants have their benefits, but it can be a bit weird to talk to a faceless robot voice all day. Stockholm-based technology startup Furhat Robotics is putting a face to our interactions with AI with Furhat, a social robot that is capable of…
Google has launched a number of new features for Maps over the last few months. Now, it's rolling out a "Follow" function for locations, which will give you updates on events and offers from your favorite stores and restaurants. And it'll tell you ab…
The Klingons have hair again, Rebecca Romijn debuts as Number One, and we catch our first glimpse of a young bearded Spock (Ethan Peck) in the action-packed new trailer for Star Trek: Discovery season 2. It’s the flagship series for the fledgling CBS All Access streaming network, which unveiled this sneak peek at New York Comic Con […]
Google defended how it polices third-party add-ons for Gmail in a letter to U.S. senators made public on Thursday, saying that upfront review catches the “majority” of bad actors. A report adds: Google said it uses automated scans and reports from security researchers to monitor third parties with access to Gmail data, but gave no […]