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The biggest mystery in AI right now is the ethics board that Google set up after buying DeepMind

Google set up the board at DeepMind's request after the cofounders of the £400 million research-intensive AI lab said they would only agree to the acquisition if Google promised to look into the ethics of the technology it was buying into.<p>Business Insider asked Google once again who is on its AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 rumor roundup: specs, release date, features and more

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are all the hype right now, but we know many of you believe the Note series is the true Samsung flagship every year. And rightfully so, Note phones usually come later in the year, boasting superior specs, improved functionality, larger batteries and more.<p>As we wrap …

Samsung is miles ahead of Apple in one crucial way

Apple makes a killer phone, the most popular tablet in the world, and a line of standard-setting laptops.<p>Samsung also makes a killer phone, a less popular line of tablets, and some pretty alright laptops. Here's Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S7:<p>It can do some pretty amazing things that the …

Remix OS, a desktop-focused version of Android, is coming to older PCs

A beta version being released on March 1st will support 32-bit machines<p>Earlier this year at CES we saw Remix OS — an Android fork with desktop features that you can load on to pretty much any x86 computer. Now, the company behind Remix OS, Jide, has announced the release of the software's beta for …

New Bitcoin Rival Currency Will Offer More Anonymity, Say Its Creators

The currency, now in alpha testing, will deploy mathematical techniques that let users keep transaction parties and amounts encrypted.<p>Digital currencies like bitcoin are touted for their anonymity. But in practice, it can be possible to trace transactions across the shared bitcoin ledger known as …

Bitcoin

The inventor of Android wants to give you a free dashboard camera

Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, left Google in 2014. A recent report from <i>The Information</i> suggested he might be interested in developing an Android handset as part of his future plans, but it appears he also has bigger ambitions. <i>Wired</i> has spent time with Rubin, and while he refused to comment …

Android News

Why do profit-seeking companies keep making profitless Android phones?

Here’s a quick survey of the traditional Android device manufacturer landscape: Samsung is doing alright, LG and Sony could be doing better, HTC doesn’t know what it’s doing, and Motorola is done. Smartphones have grown to be the most essential piece of modern technology, and yet the industry …

This 18-year-old CEO in Poland is making the first sign language messaging app for deaf people

Today, on Monday morning, Mach announced that his app, Five , had raised the equivalent of about $150,000 in funding — no easy feat in Poland, where venture capital cash can be hard to find even for seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Five started as a silly app , designed by Mach and developed by a bunch of …

Startups

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Is Blockchain the most important IT invention of our age? | John Naughton

The technology behind Bitcoin could revolutionise the way governments provide healthcare, deliver benefits, collect taxes – you name it…<p>There are not many occasions when one can give an unqualified thumbs-up to something the government does, but this is one such occasion. Last week, Sir Mark …

Blockchain

Fintechs — a 'shoal of piranhas' — have forced banks to switch from 'compete to collaborate'

Think about TransferWise, one of the few British tech unicorns (private companies worth over $1 billion), and PayPal when it comes to payments and peer-to-peer matching services. Or how about the blockchain — the technology that underpins bitcoin. Or online-only banks?<p>All in all, the way we bank …

Financial Services

The answer to powering Earth lies in renewables and hot air

<i>This article was taken from The WIRED World in 2016 -- our fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which our network of expert writers</i> …

Nova Scotia

Egypt frees two Canadians detained amid Cairo clashes

<b>Egypt's military-backed authorities have released two Canadians held without charge for seven weeks, the Canadian government says.</b><p>Dr Tarek Loubani and film-maker John Greyson were accused of taking part in deadly political clashes in Cairo.<p>The men insisted Dr Loubani was just helping injured …

Muslim Brotherhood