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How police are using technology like drones and facial recognition to track people across the US

Emerging technology is giving police departments new ways to prevent crime. It’s also rapidly expanding the scope of police surveillance of civilians.

AI could be the key to ending discrimination in hiring, but experts warn it can be just as biased as humans

Employers are increasingly turning to AI tools to carry out recruitment and hiring. But critics warn that AI carries its own biases.

A fake interview with Vladimir Putin demonstrates how convincing deepfakes could be created in real-time in just a matter of years

The artist behind the Putin cameo said deepfakes could be "perfect and virtually undetectable" within a few years, but we're not quite there yet.
A U-2 above the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, March 23, 2016.

U-2 spy planes have lurked all over the world for 64 years — here’s how the Dragon Lady keeps an eye on the battlefield

The U-2's first flight came as an accident in 1955, but over the 64 years since, the Dragon Lady has been an unrivaled source for intelligence.
US Marines with Task Force Southwest (TFSW) observe their surroundings while at a security post for an advising mission with 1st Brigade, Afghan National Army (ANA) 215th Corps as they conduct Operation Maiwand 12 at Camp Shorserack, Afghanistan, March 13, 2018.

The Pentagon admitted it will lose to China on AI if it doesn’t make some big changes

China's artificial intelligence programs benefit from its civil-military integration, something the US military has been struggling to cultivate.
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 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.

Singapore grants Alibaba patent – which usually takes 2 to 4 years – in record speed of 3 months

Industry 4.0 is expected to bring US$216 billion to US$627 billion in gains for ASEAN.

MicrophoneGate: The world’s biggest tech companies were caught sending sensitive audio from customers to human contractors. Here’s where t...

If you own any device that uses Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, or Cortana, your audio is likely being sent to human contractors for further testing.
Gabriela de Queiroz, senior engineering and data science manager at IBM and founder of R-Ladies

This IBM manager moved from Brazil, learned to code, and now leads a worldwide organization to teach women how to be data scientists

Gabriela de Queiroz, senior engineering and data science manager at IBM, shares how she founded the R-Ladies meetup to teach women data science.