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 ...

German officials warn Gulen followers Turkey is trying to spy on them

World Mar 29, 2017

German officials warn Gulen followers Turkey is trying to spy on them

German officials on Tuesday warned Turkey against spying on its territory, after Ankara allegedly sought Berlin's help in eavesdropping on hundreds of Turks in Germany thought to be supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The Turkish government claims Gulen supporters were behind a July coup ...

MIT expert: U.S. rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

World Mar 27, 2015

MIT expert: U.S. rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

U.S. flight regulations make it unlikely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade himself or herself inside the cockpit like French prosecutors says the Germanwings co-pilot did before crashing his airliner into the French Alps, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst said Thursday. MIT ...