It's the premise of many science fiction novels and movies: Super-intelligent robot machines that can outsmart humans, if not terminate them entirely. But the prospect doesn't exactly frighten some of today's experts in the field.
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Intel has previously invested in Airware and PrecisionHawk, but the Yuneec deal marks the chipmaker's largest investment in a drone company.
When it comes to questions asked online, which ones are best handled by a machine, and which ones require human intervention? Facebook thinks it can perform the triage with M, its new personal digital assistant.
The partnership lays the groundwork for Uber to develop new technologies that might one day make their way into cars that pick up passengers, or deliver items, without a driver behind the wheel.
The startup has launched a new feature that lets other companies integrate their sites and apps into Slack, by placing a button in their own apps called "Add to Slack."
By effectively shutting down apps that showed politicians' deleted tweets, Twitter is giving politicians more control over public speech, and at the cost of transparency, some digital media experts said.
Google is adding new features to Google Classroom, the company's software that helps teachers manage their class assignments online.
A partnership between Google and Twitter that began displaying tweets in Google search results on mobile devices has been expanded to the desktop.
Google's Life Sciences unit, whose projects include a smart contact lens for measuring blood glucose levels, will become its own independent company within Alphabet under Google's reorganization.
Google plans to unveil changes to its suite of products and services for students, teachers and other working professionals at an event on Sept. 2.
Google has been ordered to remove links to news articles reporting on the company's earlier removal of links in response to a "right to be forgotten" request in Europe.
Uber has failed to screen out criminals from its drivers, prosecutors allege, including 25 drivers who had been convicted of crimes including murder, sex offenses, kidnapping, and assault.
Google has to find a new way to secure the modules in its modular phone known as Ara, because the device failed the drop test.
A California man who drives for Uber has sued the company in federal court, claiming he's owed unpaid wages under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
Google is giving the ugly Wi-Fi router a makeover, with its own device the company claims is easier to use.
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