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artificial intelligenceGoogle will not seek follow up Artificial Intelligence for military drone contracts

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Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the U.S. Department of Defense for analyzing drone footage after its current contract expires. Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene announced the decision at a meeting with …

facebookReddit passes Facebook for third most popular website per Alexa

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Alexa ranks Reddit as the third most popular website after Google and Youtube. They have just passed Facebook. In July 2017, Reddit raised $200 million for a $1.8 billion valuation, with Advance Publications remaining the majority stakeholder. Facebook has a …

amazonMicrosoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

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Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion. Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion. Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law. Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose …

artificial intelligenceNextPlatform estimates Google has double TPU3 chip performance and dense racks

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Google announced the TPU 3.0 AI coprocessor and said it is 8 times faster than the TPUv2. Above – Pods: TPUv2 (top) and TPUv3 (bottom) Photos of the full TPUv3 pod show Google scaled its next-generation pods: There are twice …

artificial intelligenceGoogle IO 2018 Keynote and Highlights

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Google I/O is being held from Tuesday, May 8, through Thursday, May 10, at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. AI is working hard across Google products to save you time. One of the best examples of this is …

artificial intelligenceGoogle IO 2018 Keynote and Highlights

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Google I/O is being held from Tuesday, May 8, through Thursday, May 10, at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. AI is working hard across Google products to save you time. One of the best examples of this is …

dronesUS will accelerate drone taxi approvals but trails Dubai, China and New Zealand

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U.S. Department of Transportation said it would use the same process to consider approval of drone taxis that would carry passengers and cargo for hire as it does for approving traditional commercial air carriers. Under U.S. law, the agency must …

googleMajor upgrade to Gmail

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Google announced major improvements to Gmail on the web to help people be more productive at work. You can start using these new updates in Gmail on the web today, with some features appearing within the coming weeks. Go to …

artificial intelligenceGoogle AI staff balk at helping US military keep AI lead over China

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Defense One Technology Editor Patrick Tucker has reported on August 2017 meetings between US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Google founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai. Over a half day of meetings, Google leaders described the company’s multi-year transition …

futureWaymo will soon increase self-driving by a thousand times while Uber failed when they cut corners on safety

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Google’s Waymo should have 20,000 self-driving cars giving rides by 2023. Those self-driving cars could be driving a billion miles every year. Currently Waymo passed 5 million self-driving miles in February, 2018. For Deep learning artificial intelligence, the key to …