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AI and Robotics

NSA promises ‘no backdoors’ in new encryption

Spy agency claims future encryption standards will be too secure for it to bypass. The National Security Agency’s cybersecurity chief has claimed that next-generation encryption...

Facial recognition firm reaches privacy settlement

Clearview AI will stop selling database access to private companies, but continue working with law enforcement. Facial recognition software company Clearview AI has agreed to...

How liberty-infringing facial recognition threatens you every day

Despite rights groups' opposition, Orwellian tech able to recognize and track anyone, anywhere is booming. On February 15, Amnesty International published a report exposing how...

New AI-controlled device helps paralyzed people move

Patients with spinal-cord injuries were able to walk, cycle and swim again. Three patients completely paralyzed from the waist down due to irreparable damage to...

Elon Musk nears human testing of brain chip

The billionaire’s neurotechnology firm is hiring clinical trial staffers as it awaits regulatory approval. Neuralink, the US neurotechnology firm co-founded by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk,...

Watch: Human-like robot’s reaction ‘freaks out’ creators

A machine touted as the world’s most advanced humanoid robot “freaked out” its creators after it reacted with visible irritation and grabbed the hand...

Watch: Brain Cells in Petri Dish Learn to Play Pong in 5 Mins, Beating AI in Comparison, Study Shows

In the past couple of decades, the development of artificial intelligence - a machine capable of performing creative functions almost like a human -...

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