Diplomats hurl insults and mock enemies in screeds that often appear aimed at a domestic audience, even though the social media service is blocked in China.
Search Atlas displays three sets of links—or images—from different countries for any search.
Copilot is pitched as a helpful aid to developers. But some programmers object to the blind copying of blocks of code used to train the algorithm.
Here’s what you need to know before joining the social audio platform, especially if you’re a person of color.
The managers are accused of selling tech to Libya and Egypt that was used to to identify activists, read private messages, and kidnap, torture, or kill them.
The pandemic ushered in a new wave of pet owners—and unleashed business opportunities for companies that cater to them.
Google, Nvidia, and others are training algorithms in the dark arts of designing semiconductors—some of which will be used to run artificial intelligence programs.
The JEDI program had become a legal and political morass. Microsoft won the $10 billion contract, but Amazon and Oracle sued to block the deal.
Law enforcement officials say the tool can help them combat misinformation. Civil liberties advocates say it can be used for mass surveillance.
Chinese entrants swept all five categories, featuring technologies to improve civic life. But the advances could also be tools for surveillance.
Highways and rail lines in the Pacific Northwest were built for a cooler climate. But the heat wave proved that extreme weather is becoming more common.
After China’s crackdown, the cryptocurrency crowd is looking for a new haven. This Central American nation thinks it’s the answer.
The dermatology AI app won approval for use in the EU but not with the FDA, an odd twist on Europe's reputation for tough rules on tech.
Columbus, Ohio, won a $50 million grant five years ago to use tech to solve old problems. But technical hurdles, bureaucracy, and the pandemic dashed many plans.
A study found that a system used to identify cases of sepsis missed most instances and frequently issued false alarms.
After its wildly successful Coinbase exit, the VC firm signals its commitment to cryptocurrencies with a third fund.
Online dating exploded in popularity during the pandemic, and the number of new startups has grown. But will they last?
A growing number of people are seeking a wider diversity of news sources or opinions contrary to their own to combat information silos within social media.
The measure would make private use of the technology illegal, but would not apply to police. It awaits the mayor's signature.
Language models like GPT-3 can write poetry, but they often amplify negative stereotypes. Researchers are trying different approaches to address the problem.
The companies revealed upgrades for their phones that protect data and reduce reliance on the cloud. It also binds users more tightly to their ecosystems.
By employing a neural network, the company says its numbers will be more accurate—and allow it to offer to buy more homes.
Systems in Boston, Cleveland, Las Vegas, and the San Francisco Bay Area are offering reduced fares or free rides. Others are considering abolishing fares altogether.
The Black Lives Matter protests drew sympathetic public statements from investors in 2020. One year later, signs of progress are harder to find.
Unable to find enough workers, employers are turning to technology to perform tasks—and women are likely to be the hardest hit.