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YouTube's Plot to Silence Conspiracy Theories

1 hour ago   |   Wired

From flat-earthers to QAnon to Covid quackery, the video giant is awash in misinformation. Can AI keep the lunatic fringe from going viral?
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Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Ghosted by their employers, members of the profession are facing “a full-blown humanitarian crisis - a Depression-level situation.”
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High-tech AI ship launched on Mayflower's 400th anniversary

High-tech AI ship launched on Mayflower's 400th anniversary

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

The U.S. ambassador to Britain officially launched a ship named Mayflower on Wednesday, marking 400 years after a wooden vessel with the same name sailed from an English port...
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Voice assistants are doing a poor job of conveying information about voting

Voice assistants are doing a poor job of conveying information about voting

18 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

In an analysis, we found that Siri, Google Assistant, and Alexa fall short when it comes to conveying information about the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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Meet the AI startup trying to get at-risk patients enrolled in Medicaid before undergoing expensive surgeries or treatments

Meet the AI startup trying to get at-risk patients enrolled in Medicaid before undergoing expensive surgeries or treatments

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The disagreement between Republicans and Democrats over Medicaid expansion was once such a politically-charged issue that it went all the way to the...
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What's your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it-and help you slow the aging process

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

Feel young for your age? Think you have the mind of a 25-year-old, even though you're pushing 45? Are you in better shape now than when you were in grad school? A new app...
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The New Hummer EV Truck Touts Crabwalk Mode, Opening A Can Of Worms For Self-Driving Cars

19 hours ago   |   Forbes

Crabwalk mode or diagonal driving opens a can of worms for AI self-driving cars.
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Amazon buying Aurora could be the next big move in the self-driving-car industry's wave of consolidation, an expert says

Amazon buying Aurora could be the next big move in the self-driving-car industry's wave of consolidation, an expert says

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The autonomous-vehicle industry has undergone a wave of consolidation in recent years that spurred a partnership between Hyundai and Aptiv, an investment...
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SiFive hires Qualcomm exec as CEO for RISC-V alternatives to Nvidia-Arm

SiFive hires Qualcomm exec as CEO for RISC-V alternatives to Nvidia-Arm

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

SiFive has hired former Qualcomm executive Patrick Little as its new CEO. His job will be to establish RISC-V processors as an alternative to Arm.
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AI-powered weight training startup Tonal raises $110 million amid home workout boom

AI-powered weight training startup Tonal raises $110 million amid home workout boom

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Tonal, a startup developing an AI-powered home weight training system, raised $110 million to further its R&D and mass-production efforts.
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FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON - FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald... Read more ...

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta - Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the... Read more ...

Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a...

Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a vehicle

CHICAGO: Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a vehicle. This is a breaking news story, we'll update as we receive more information. Read more ...

Passenger falls out of truck that was fleeing traffic stop, police say

Passenger falls out of truck that was fleeing traffic stop, police say

A passenger who fell out of a truck that was fleeing a traffic stop in Wilmington was injured early Friday. Read more ...

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Celebrity cheerleader Jerry Harris, a performer from the Netflix reality series ‘Cheer' who rose to stardom this year and even interviewed Joe Biden, has been charged with... Read more ...

UK health Secretary refuses to rule out 2nd national lockdown, but it would...

UK health Secretary refuses to rule out 2nd national lockdown, but it would be ‘last line of defense'

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says another national lockdown isn't something “that we ever take off the table,” but he did not clarified whether or not it would be imposed... Read more ...

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

An individual who attended the game and watched from a group's box in Arrowhead Stadium last Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus the very next day. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...