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Matt McFarland / Washington Post:
Computer science professor successfully used IBM's Watson to make an AI teaching assistant for answering questions online   —  To help with his class this spring, a Georgia Tech professor hired Jill Watson, a teaching assistant unlike any other in the world.
May 17, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Profile of AI assistant Viv, from the creators of Siri, ahead of its public demo Monday; sources say the company received acquisition bids from Google, Facebook   —  Siri's creators say they've made something better that will take care of everything for you  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. …
May 4, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Emma Brown / Washington Post:
Top tech leaders, with 27 governors, urge Congress to boost computer science education, announce private donations of $48M, of which $23M will go to Code.org   —  Top business leaders, 27 governors, urge Congress to boost computer science education  —  Leaders of dozens of the nation's top businesses …
Apr 26, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Study: 1 in 5 US households are using mobile-only internet, ditching wired broadband, compared to 1 in 10 in 2013   —  New data: Americans are abandoning wired home Internet  —  For the most part, America's Internet usage trends can be summed up in a few phrases.
Apr 19, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: FBI did not use Cellebrite to crack San Bernardino iPhone, paid hackers for undisclosed software flaw that was used to create hardware to crack PIN   —  FBI paid professional hackers one-time fee to crack San Bernardino iPhone  —  The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist's phone …
Apr 12, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC chairman seeks new regulations to increase competition in the market for “special access” broadband for businesses   —  How banks, hospitals and universities buy broadband could soon see big changes  —  Every time you swipe your credit card at a store, withdraw money from an ATM …
Apr 9, 2016, 12:35 AMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
How tech companies are using poets, novelists, playwrights, and TV writers to engineer the personalities of AI virtual assistants   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Until recently, Robyn Ewing was a writer in Hollywood, developing TV scripts and pitching pilots to film studios.
Apr 8, 2016, 6:10 AMIn context
Ashley Halsey III / Washington Post:
FAA panel recommends some commercial drones be allowed to fly over populated areas depending on unit weight and risk of impact   —  Ready for a spy in the sky?  Panel says FAA should expand commercial drone flights.  —  A federally commissioned panel on Wednesday recommended …
Apr 6, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC votes 3-2 to expand Lifeline program to give low-income Americans $9.25/month subsidy for broadband   —  America's poor can now get cheaper Internet access  —  Federal regulators have approved a historic expansion of subsidies for the poor, fleshing out for the first time a set …
Mar 31, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Robert O'Harrow Jr / Washington Post:
Clinton email scandal began with her desire to keep using an impossible-to-secure personal BlackBerry, transmitting classified docs over insecure communications   —  How Clinton's email scandal took root  —  Hillary Clinton's email problems began in her first days as secretary of state.
Mar 28, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context

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