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McDonald’s bought an AI speech company to take the human interaction out of drive-thrus

Apprente builds AI for understanding and responding to human speech, which McDonald's plans to implement at its drive-thrus.
Taylor Swift at the 2014 Met Gala.

Taylor Swift once threatened to sue Microsoft over its chatbot Tay, which Twitter manipulated into a bile-spewing racist

Microsoft President Brad Smith was on vacation when he received a legal threat from Taylor Swift over Microsoft's use of the name "Tay."

Facebook is making deepfake videos using paid actors so that it can help researchers better detect fake footage

Facebook will contribute $10 million to fund research and prizes to help detect and combat deepfake videos.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to have a Twitter problem.

Elon Musk says humans communicate so slowly with computers that it will sound like whale speech to future AI

There's a big problem with how human beings communicate data: They're simply nowhere near as fast as computers.
Tesla Inc CEO Musk and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Executive Chairman Ma attend the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai

‘If you can’t beat them join them’: Elon Musk says our best hope for competing with AI is becoming better cyborgs

"We are already a cyborg," Musk said on stage with Alibaba chairman Jack Ma at an artificial intelligence conference in Shanghai on Thursday.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk says the difference between human intellect and AI is comparable to the difference between chimpanzees and humans

According to Tesla and Neuralink CEO Elon Musk, artificial intelligence could be so much smarter than people that we don't even understand it.
DeepMind cofounder Mustafa Suleyman.

The co-founder of Google’s controversial AI unit DeepMind has reportedly been ‘placed’ on leave, but it’s not clear why

Google said that DeepMind's Mustafa Suleyman was taking time out after 10 'hectic' years, leaving it unclear whether the move was voluntary or not.

Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone is rumored to have a new camera feature that should make your pictures better, but the change is actually a...

The Pixel 4 rumors say that the second camera lens will be a telephoto zoomed lens, and that would be a waste. It should be an ultrawide instead.

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The 11 creepiest technologies that exist today

Many tech products make the world a better place. However, they may also have a dark side that gives tech experts pause.