This year’s hurricane season provides a test run for the idea that machine-learning algorithms can improve weather forecasts. So far, the AI models are making good calls.
During the crypto gold rush, Idris Elba says he turned down a lot of “mad opportunities.” Now he has partnered with the “crypto-for-good” Stellar Foundation.
The US Federal Trade Commission filed a long-anticipated antitrust complaint alleging that Amazon uses its power over sellers to keep ecommerce prices artificially high.
The FBI makes heavy use of face recognition services like that of controversial startup Clearview AI, but 95 percent of the agents using them haven’t completed training on the technology.
European competition authorities have blocked an acquisition by Dutch travel company Booking as scrutiny on Big Tech companies heats up.
AI helpers that make phone calls, book flights, and chat with other bots will give humans new freedom—but also lead machines to undermine people’s independence.
Brazilian engineer Luiz André Barroso, who ripped up the rulebook at Google, has died. His radical ideas for data centers laid the foundations for cloud computing.
An experimental AI assistant called Auto-GPT can use the web to solve problems. When the automated helper works, it can feel like the future.
Journalist and author Paul Tough tells us about what’s driving rising tuition fees, lower enrollment, and the myth of college as an equalizer in the US.