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Google's ride-sharing platform is now live in San Francisco

Waze Rider, the ride-sharing version of the popular Google-owned navigation app, is now open to the general public in the Bay Area. After several months in private beta, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Google is ready to open up its casual carpool competitor to Uber and Lyft.<p>There are some …

Hackers can make $1.5 million jailbreaking iOS 10

Looking for a quick way to become a millionaire? Just try hacking the iPhone.<p>Software security firm Zerodium revealed today that it has raised the price of its permanent bounty on iOS zero-day exploits, giving hackers a chance to earn up to $1.5 million if their exploit meets all the …

iOS

Google rebrands its business apps as G Suite, upgrades apps & announces Team Drive

Google announced today that its now ten-year old service Google Apps for Work (formerly Google Apps for Your Domain), is getting rebranded yet again. This time around, the company will call it “G Suite.” Sounds more hip, right? Alongside the news, Google also noted a handful of upgrades and …

iPhone 8 sounds like it'll share design similarities with the iPhone 4

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus just launched, but that's not stopping the rumor mill from moving on to rumors for next year's "iPhone 8," which is expected …

Why tech giants are forming an AI coalition

Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and IBM have partnered to counter fears about AI and develop industry-wide ethics for the emerging technology.<p>If …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Is Buying One of the Most Influential Firms on Wall Street

IBM is getting into the business of advising Wall Street—using artificial intelligence.<p>The tech firm agreed on Thursday to buy Promontory Financial …

AI Partnership Launched by Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft

Five tech giants announced on Wednesday that they are launching a nonprofit to “advance public understanding” of artificial intelligence and to …

'Partnership on AI' formed by Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft are joining forces to create a new AI partnership dedicated to advancing public understanding of the sector, as well as coming up with standards for future researchers to abide by.<p>Going by the unwieldy name of the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to …

Artificial Intelligence

Philippines: Duterte wants end to 'war games' with US

President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that the military exercises between the Philippines and the United States scheduled for October will be the last under his administration.<p>Duterte made the announcement on Wednesday during his official visit to Vietnam, signalling a shift away from an alliance …

Asia

Autonomous Weapons Are Already Here

A report shows the extent to which machines already make deadly decisions<p>Whether or not lethal robots already exist is a matter of definition as much as anything else. Land mines, immobile explosives that go off when a human steps on them, are autonomous and lethal, though no one really thinks of …

Military

Spokesman knew about Bridgegate details before Christie said he learned of them, Wildstein says

NEWARK — Gov. Chris Christie’s chief spokesman learned the true nature of the George Washington Bridge lane closures before the Republican governor publicly said he’d become aware of the details and fired his deputy chief of staff, according to the admitted mastermind of the political revenge …

Government