The open letter signed by more than 12,000 prominent people calling for a ban on artificially intelligent killer robots, connected to arguments for a UN ban on the same, is misguided and perhaps even reckless.
The overseers of the Internet on Monday published a keenly anticipated proposal to step out from under US oversight.
In the sci-fi thriller "Ex Machina," the wonders and dangers of artificial intelligence are embodied in a beautiful, cunning android named Ava. She puts her electronic smarts to work with frightening results, manipulating ...
Facebook reported a dip in its quarterly profit Wednesday but said revenues surged on mobile advertising gains, as its user base neared 1.5 billion.
Two Chinese smartphone makers pushed US technology giant Apple into third place in the world's biggest market in the second quarter, an independent analyst firm said Monday.
Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise.
A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
The autonomous killing systems of the future are already here, they're just not necessarily weapons – yet
When the discussion of "autonomous weapons systems" inevitably prompts comparisons to Terminator-esque killer robots it's perhaps little surprise that a number of significant academics, technologists, and entrepreneurs including ...
Uber now spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo.
New research in the Open Access journal GigaScience presents a virtual package of data for biogas production, made reusable in a containerized form to allow scientists to better understand the production of biofuels.