Computing And Information Technology

UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate on 'killer robots'

Nov 17, 2017

A U.N. panel is moving ahead with efforts to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, but not as quickly as some human rights groups and other opponents think is necessary to keep up with technological advances

Federal "extreme vetting" plan castigated by tech experts

Nov 17, 2017

Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial-intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants

US official: 15 percent of agencies used Kaspersky software

Nov 14, 2017

Computer networks at 15 percent of U.S. government agencies were running Kaspersky Lab software that's been banned because of concerns about the company's ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations

New internet TV service has $16 monthly tab and no sports

Nov 14, 2017

The latest company to launch an internet TV service is called Philo, and its hook is a low price and no sports

Equifax apologizes again, lays out costs going forward

Nov 10, 2017

Equifax lays out costs as it attempts to stabilize the company in the wake of a massive data breach

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Nov 9, 2017

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case

Nov 2, 2017

The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean, The Associated Press has learned

Bike path victims reflected a buzzing, diverse New York City

Nov 1, 2017

Victims of New York bike path attack reflect city that's a melting pot and a magnet for visitors

APNewsBreak: Georgia election server wiped after suit filed

Oct 26, 2017

APNewsBreak: Georgia election server wiped clean by custodians shortly after lawsuit filed against officials

Waiting in the Bing: Microsoft's overlooked AI tool

Oct 26, 2017

Microsoft's Bing search engine has long been a punch line in the tech industry, but it's also helped lay the groundwork for the company's leap into artificial intelligence

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