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Jessica Pishko / Wired:
Former Lily employees and contractors shed light on the camera drone maker's downfall as it struggled to meet expectations set by its viral launch video   —  In June 2016, Antoine Balaresque, the cofounder and CEO of the hot new startup Lily Robotics, stood before a room of business students …
Jul 30, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Google files injunction in US district court against Canadian court order to globally alter search results, arguing that doing so in US violates First Amendment   —  IN JUNE, CANADA'S Supreme Court came down on Google—hard.  It ruled that the tech giant must take down certain Google search results for pirated products.
Jul 25, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Google announces Glass Enterprise Edition, which can be used with prescription lenses, has a faster processor and WiFi, an 8MP camera, and better security   —  Don't call Heather Erickson a glasshole.  —  Yes, that's Google Glass on her frames.  But she's not using it to check her Facebook …
Jul 18, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
A look at QuantaVerse's AI tech, which is increasingly being used by some of the world's biggest banks to identify financial crimes   —  ONE THING THAT makes ISIS so hard to fight is that the terrorist network is diffuse and scattered, with small cells of operatives all over the world.
Jul 11, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
As internet firms receive more orders to remove content worldwide, experts worry the internet could be forced to comply globally with the strictest local laws   —  THE RULINGS ON online speech are coming down all over the world.  Most recently, on June 30, Germany passed a law …
Jul 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Wired:
Space Data, which is suing Alphabet over patents and trade secret theft, got USPTO to cancel key Project Loon balloon control patent claims last month   —  Last summer, a small company called Space Data sued Alphabet's ‘moonshot’ X division.  At issue was its effort to deliver internet access …
Jul 10, 2017, 6:20 AMIn context
Pippa Biddle / Wired:
As educators grapple with increasing use of Wolfram Alpha, students and the tool's maker claim it's a study aid, not merely a means for cheating on homework   —  Denise Garcia knows that her students sometimes cheat, but the situation she unearthed in February seemed different.
Jul 9, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers discover major vulnerabilities at multiple wind farms, requiring just a Raspberry Pi and on-site access to halt operation and return false readings   —  ON A SUNNY day last summer, in the middle of a vast cornfield somewhere in the large, windy middle of America …
Jul 1, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
How Instagram used DeepText, an AI-based system built at Facebook that mimics the way language works in our brains, to block offensive comments   —  EVERY WORD HAS at least one meaning when it stands alone.  But the meaning can change depending on context, or even over time.
Jun 29, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Wired:
Interviews with key Microsoft staff shed light on its AI strategy, utilizing Cortana and chatbots, and the firm's plans to compete with Facebook and Google   —  Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides.  As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates …
Jun 22, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context

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