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Trump faces executive order lawsuit as critical race theory fuels AI research

Trump faces executive order lawsuit as critical race theory fuels AI research

50 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

President Trump is attacking critical race theory, but Google is using it as part of work with sociologists to evaluate AI fairness and race.
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Google parent Alphabet returns to sales growth in Q3 2020 as advertising recovers from the pandemic

Google parent Alphabet returns to sales growth in Q3 2020 as advertising recovers from the pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Google says its strong quarter was largely due to recovering online ad spending that previously dipped because of the pandemic.
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Facebook beats analyst estimates for Q3 2020 revenue despite ad boycotts

Facebook beats analyst estimates for Q3 2020 revenue despite ad boycotts

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Despite a July ad boycott over Facebook's handling of hate speech on its platform, the social media giant beat analyst expectations.
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How the U.S. patent office is keeping up with AI

How the U.S. patent office is keeping up with AI

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Though most agree that current patent and IP laws can handle the challenges of AI, the USPTO is looking ahead.
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MIT researchers say their AI model can identify asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers

MIT researchers say their AI model can identify asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers at MITsay they've developed a model capable of detecting signs of COVID-19 from forced coughs.
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Intel acquires AI software optimization platform SigOpt

Intel acquires AI software optimization platform SigOpt

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Intel will acquire SigOpt, a startup developing a machine learning model optimization platform, for an undisclosed amount.
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Researchers propose ‘safe' reinforcement learning algorithm for dangerous scenarios

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers propose a method that allows reinforcement learning algorithms to accumulate knowledge while erring on the side of caution.
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Microsoft gives Excel cells a third dimension with Power BI data types

Microsoft gives Excel cells a third dimension with Power BI data types

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft is finally giving businesses what they really want: data types based on their own customer data.
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Google's Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks

Google's Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Google researchers propose Transporter Networks, AI models that learn from few examples to complete robot grasping tasks.
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Outrider raises $65 million to make warehouses and distribution centers autonomous

Outrider raises $65 million to make warehouses and distribution centers autonomous

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Outride, a startup developing automation solutions for fulfillment centers and warehouses, has raised $65 million.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over sex scandal

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the Christian school dragged his name through the mud after he resigned as president amid a salacious sex scandal. The... Read more ...

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

Two questions are fair to ask. The first: Wait, what? Also: Why? Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

The battle for Florida heats up Thursday with both Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigning in Tampa. Read more ...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration address

An investigation began when Gov. Ron DeSantis noticed his address in the Florida voting registration database was changed. Read more ...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests contracted coronavirus

Officials in one New York county have fined a Long Island country club $17,000 for hosting a wedding in which a third of guests later tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet returned in key states

Election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day. Read more ...

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

The Patriots' already pedestrian aerial attack took another hit on Thursday. The passing-challenged team will be without receiver Julian Edelman for an undetermined period of... Read more ...