Robotics

Are lethal autonomous weapons the future of warfare?

An armed weapons system capable of making decisions sounds like it's straight out of a Terminator movie. But once lethal autonomous weapons are out in the world, there could be no turning back.

Consumer & Gadgets

Microsoft to bring Copilot, an AI personal assistant, to Windows

Microsoft will integrate a ChatGPT-like system, called "Windows Copilot," in all PC apps, the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant announced Tuesday. The Copilot will be available for Windows 11 as a preview in June.

Consumer & Gadgets

Amazon, Oracle shrug off lawmaker fears of abortion data sales

Amazon.com Inc., Oracle Corp. and other data providers pressed by a group of U.S. lawmakers about how they sell mobile phone location data offered assurances that the information couldn't be used to track individuals seeking ...

Security

US investigating hacker ring paid to target corporate critics

U.S. authorities are investigating a vast hacking-for-hire operation that involves attempts to pilfer confidential communications from investigative journalists, short sellers and advocacy groups fighting climate change, ...

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