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Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

There are six levels of driver assistance technology recognized by federal highway safety authorities, ranging from a driver performing all the tasks to full automation — the vehicle can do everything under all...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 10:33 PM EDT

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUV

Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUV

The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. It works this way:...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:25 PM EDT

San Francisco Prosecutors Turn to AI to Reduce Racial Bias

San Francisco Prosecutors Turn to AI to Reduce Racial Bias

In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:32 PM EDT

Facebook's Zuckerberg Is the Focus of Latest Doctored Video

Facebook's Zuckerberg Is the Focus of Latest Doctored Video

Three weeks after Facebook refused to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine: fake footage showing him gloating over his...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:44 PM EDT

Facebook Will Once Again Pay Users to Install an App That Tracks Their App Usage

Facebook Will Once Again Pay Users to Install an App That Tracks Their App Usage

Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app that will let the company collect data on how people use their smartphones in exchange for money. The new app is called Study, and it is designed to give Facebook...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 09:49 AM EDT

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube Bans White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi Videos

YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find such videos, but it’s...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 05:48 PM EDT

Tech on Trial: House Panel Begins Review of Market Power

Tech on Trial: House Panel Begins Review of Market Power

Members of both parties on Tuesday suggested legislation may be necessary for the financially-struggling U.S. news industry as lawmakers began a bipartisan investigation into the market dominance of Silicon...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 07:00 PM EDT

Google Is Tech's Top Spender on Lobbying — Facebook and Amazon Are Also at Record Levels

Google Is Tech's Top Spender on Lobbying — Facebook and Amazon Are Also at Record Levels

As the biggest U.S. technology companies face increasing scrutiny from regulators related to privacy practices and market control, they're spending a lot more money to try and influence lawmakers. No company in...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:24 AM EDT

Man Convicted in Killing After Being ID'd Through Snapchat

Man Convicted in Killing After Being ID'd Through Snapchat

A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and preserve a Snapchat message....

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