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Google DeepMind AI Declares Galactic War on StarCraft

An artificial intelligence bot that beat StarCraft would be much more impressive than mastering the board game Go.

Google Memo Author James Damore Offended Fellow Students in Grad School Skit

The Google memo author performed in an off-color skit during a class retreat and used suggestive phrases that one attendee said "crossed the line."

Japanese Telecom Giant SoftBank Bets $1 Billion on the Clever Pharma Startup Roivant

SoftBank's aquisition-and-investment spree extends to a drug development business with a slick new strategy

Internal Messages Show Some Google Employees Supported James Damore’s Manifesto

Leaked internal messages show that several coworkers rallied around James Damore's now-infamous Google memo.

James Damone, Fired for Writing the 'Google Memo,' Just Might Sue

Google dismissed Damore for "perpetuating gender stereotypes" in a memo he posted to internal forums last week.

Andrew Ng’s Next Project Takes Aim at the Deep Learning Skills Gap

Artificial intelligence expert Andrew Ng has a new online course to teach deep learning skills to coders

Finally: New Augmented Reality App Mirage Injects the Internet Into Real Life

Mirage doesn't just uncover secret messages—it lets the internet ooze out of your phone and into your surroundings.

The Apple ARKit Proves the Future of Augmented Reality Will Be on Your Phone

Apple's ARKit draws interest in the mundane -- fitting furniture in a room, a digital tape measure.

Trump's Radical Immigration Crackdown Won't Help Tech

And it's ripped from the playbooks of anti-immigrant groups the SPLC considers hate groups.

No, Facebook’s Chatbots Will Not Take Over the World

Bots programmed to swap balls, hats and books fell into a hype vortex.

Men Will Lose the Most Jobs to Robots, and That's OK

Automation is so much more than an economic issue. It's an identity, and—critically—a gender problem.

Startups' Cryptocurrency Fundraising Loophole Gets a Regulatory Reality Check

Raising money for your company by selling crypto coins just got more complicated—that’s a good thing

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

The founder of a nonprofit aimed at stopping tech companies from “hijacking our minds” says internet users must rise up and reclaim their humanity.

Google Keeps Employees Confused During Wage Gap Investigation, Says Fed

A lawyer for the Department of Labor says, "Google’s response to the judge’s order appears to be a deliberate effort to confuse the media and their own employees."

IBM’s Watson Won Jeopardy! But Can It Win the New AI Biz?

The game show was a cinch compared to saving Big Blue's ailing business.

AI Could Revolutionize War as Much as Nukes

Artificial intelligence could make the US military more powerful—and also more vulnerable

Trump's Policies Are Already Sending Jobs to Canada

Startups look north for refuge as the US pauses a program meant to keep them here.

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