Business

Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads

Google is cracking down on digital ads promoting false climate change claims or being used to make money from such content, hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms.

Computer Sciences

Study: AI can make better clinical decisions than humans

It's an old adage: there's no harm in getting a second opinion. But what if that second opinion could be generated by a computer, using artificial intelligence? Would it come up with better treatment recommendations than ...

Business

China asks Alibaba to divest media assets: report

Beijing has asked Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba to divest its assets in the media sector out of concern over the company's growing public influence, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Internet

US voter data traded on hacker forums: researchers

A database with information on virtually the entire US voting population has been circulated on hacker forums, opening up the potential for disinformation and scams that could impact the November 3 election, security researchers ...

Machine learning & AI

Opinion mining

Public opinion on microblogging sites, such as Twitter, is randomly distributed, so data mining such information offers many technical challenges. Writing in the International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications ...

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