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Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:13 AM PDT

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax acknowledged a relatively small number of passport images and information were stolen as part of last year's security breach, despite previously denying such a thing occurred. The credit monitoring...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 05:33 AM PDT

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Advanced new features rolled out this week by Google, like customized Google Maps suggestions and an assistant that can make appointments over the phone, are underpinned by the massive data trove Google collects...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 01:03 AM PDT

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers are planning to press the Trump administration to invest in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs. The...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:20 AM PDT

Democratic Senators Call for Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

Democratic Senators Call for Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats filed a petition Wednesday to force a vote to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that the Federal Communications Commission repealed late last year. The petition, signed by every...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 06:10 PM PDT

NASA and Uber Teaming Up to Get Flying Taxis Off the Ground

NASA and Uber Teaming Up to Get Flying Taxis Off the Ground

NASA and Uber have signed an agreement to explore putting flying taxis in the skies over US cities. NASA said Tuesday that it will begin simulations for so-called "urban air mobility" vehicles that also include...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 05:48 PM PDT

Google Showcases AI Advances at Its Big Conference

Google Showcases AI Advances at Its Big Conference

Google is again putting artificial intelligence in the spotlight at its annual developers conference Tuesday. The company opened its I/O event with literal bells and whistles at the outdoor Shoreline Amphithea...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 05:17 AM PDT

Google Aims to Simplify Your Life With New AI Features

Google Aims to Simplify Your Life With New AI Features

Google put the spotlight on its artificial intelligence smarts at its annual developers conference Tuesday, announcing new consumer features aimed at simplifying your life. Many of the updates have a practical...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 07:09 PM PDT

California Will Require Solar Panels on Most New Homes

California Will Require Solar Panels on Most New Homes

California moved a step closer Wednesday to requiring solar panels on new homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020, the first such mandate nationwide and the state's latest step to curb greenhouse...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 09:40 AM PDT

Microsoft Launches $25M Program to Use AI for Disabilities

Microsoft Launches $25M Program to Use AI for Disabilities

Microsoft is launching a $25 million initiative to use artificial intelligence to build better technology for people with disabilities. CEO Satya Nadella announced the new "AI for Accessibility" effort as he...

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 05:35 PM PDT

Lyft, Aptiv to Launch Self-Driving Car Program in Las Vegas

Lyft, Aptiv to Launch Self-Driving Car Program in Las Vegas

Ride-hailing service Lyft is partnering with an automotive technology company to deploy a fleet of 30 self-driving cars to the streets of Las Vegas this summer. Lyft and Aptiv will run the self-driving BMWs...

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