Norway Discontinues Contact Tracing App Over Privacy Concerns

Norway has decided to halt its coronavirus contact tracing app efforts amid privacy concerns.

Elon Musk Believes AI Development Should Be Regulated, Even Tesla’s

Elon Musk, a long-time critic of AI, has come out in favor of government regulation of AI development, including at his own company.

Ransomware Responsible For $7.5 Billion Hit On Economy In 2019

The MIT Technology Review is reporting that ransomware may have cost the U.S. economy as much as $7.5 billion in 2019. Ransomware is a kind of computer malware that encrypts or locks out a system until the owner pays a…

Baidu Takes AI Crown, Achieves New Level of Language Understanding

The ability to talk with an artificial intelligence (AI), be it a computer or robot, has been a staple of science fiction for decades. Despite modern advances, anyone who has used Siri, Alexa, Cortana or the Google Assistant knows we’re…