Apr 8, 2016

Former Auschwitz guard dies days before opening of trial

A 93-year-old German who worked as a guard at the Auschwitz death camp has died days before his trial was due to open. Ernst T., whose full name wasn’t given in keeping with German privacy rules, allegedly played a part in the deportation of ...

Microsoft axes 'chatbot' that learned a little too much online

Mar 25, 2016

Microsoft axes 'chatbot' that learned a little too much online

OMG! Did you hear about the artificial intelligence program that Microsoft designed to chat like a teenage girl? It was totally yanked offline in less than a day after it began spouting racist, sexist and otherwise offensive remarks. Microsoft said it was all the ...

Feb 14, 2016

Alleged Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia, never stood trial

A Croatian man suspected of having been a guard in several World War II concentration camps, including Auschwitz, has died at the age of 92, local media reported Saturday. Jakob Dencinger, who had been living in the eastern city of Osijek, died in hospital ...