Google launches global council to advise on AI and tech ethics

Business / Tech Mar 27, 2019

Google launches global council to advise on AI and tech ethics

Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. The council, which is slated to publish a report at the end of 2019, includes technology experts, digital ethicists, and people ...

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2018

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

The Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world's first genetically-altered babies revealed a possible second pregnancy had resulted from his project, highlighting the dilemmas facing China's leaders as they attempt to control a nascent industry racing to dominate genomics research globally. He Jiankui ...

White House investigating loans to Jared Kushner's business: official

Business Mar 27, 2018

White House investigating loans to Jared Kushner's business: official

The White House is investigating whether two loans totaling more than $500 million to the family real estate business of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner violated any criminal laws or regulations, according to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. Democratic ...