According To A Recent UN Study, Digital Assistants Like Siri and Alexa Reinforce Harmful Gender Stereotypes

According To A Recent UN Study, Digital Assistants Like Siri and Alexa Reinforce Harmful Gender Stereotypes

Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are accused of perpetuating antiquated, harmful ideas about women through their submissive responses to queries A recent report made by UNESCO found that Siri, Alexa, and other voiced AI assistants like Microsoft’s Cortana and the...
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Amazon’s Alexa Device For Kids Is Still Being Investigated By The FTC

Amazon’s Alexa Device For Kids Is Still Being Investigated By The FTC

US Senators asked for another FTC investigation of Amazon’s Echo device for kids Last week, on Thursday, US Senators Edward J. Markey, Richard Blumenthal, Dick Durbin and Josh Hawley sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate...
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San Francisco E-Scooters Can Be Easily Hacked

San Francisco E-Scooters Can Be Easily Hacked

E-Scooters that can be easily hacked could lead to a new type of street crime Last year, with not much advance notice, a handful of companies filled cities from the San Francisco area with app-controlled electric scooters. Basically, anyone with...
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The Electric Sedan Was The Star At Shanghai’s Recent Auto Show

The Electric Sedan Was The Star At Shanghai’s Recent Auto Show

At this week’s Shanghai Auto Show some of the hottest topics were the sedan, car-sharing and ride-hailing services Following the example of the Sedan, many high-profile automakers have announced all-electric cars at this week’s Shanghai Auto Show, among wh...
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Europe Is Setting Up Base Guidelines For Future Safer AI Systems

Europe Is Setting Up Base Guidelines For Future Safer AI Systems

The European Commission wants to make sure artificial intelligence has a set of rules to help avoid the crisis of trust social media is facing The European Commission has announced this week the launch of a pilot project that will...
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Volkswagen Is Testing Self-Driving Cars In Hamburg, Germany

Volkswagen Is Testing Self-Driving Cars In Hamburg, Germany

The car maker Volkswagen has announced a self-driving pilot program on the streets of a German city Volkswagen announced on Wednesday that it has started testing out its Level 4 automation prototype self-driving vehicles in Hamburg. The vehicles in question...
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Uber Wants To Acquire Dubai-Based Rival Careem

Uber Wants To Acquire Dubai-Based Rival Careem

There are rumors that Uber wants to offer over $3 billion to buy out its Middle Eastern rival, Careem. San-Francisco-based Uber is focusing on growth as it invests more and more in food delivery, electric bikes, logistics, and self-driving cars...
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