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Billionaires Jack Ma and Elon Musk debate good, evil and AI at conference in China

Jack Ma and Elon Musk discuss the peril and promise of artificial intelligence at a Shanghai AI conference. (Xinhua via YouTube)

In the debate over artificial intelligence, whose side is Elon Musk on?

Musk, who’s in charge of SpaceX, Tesla and the…

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Will Networked Self-Driving Cars Become A Surveillance Nightmare?

Tesla has a fleet of cars that can hunt for things on the road. Some day, something like an Amber Alert could lead to this being perverted into a tool of surveillance, in other countries if not in…

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Believing Your Self-Driving Car Or Your Lyin’ Eyes

With self-driving cars, you might get entangled in your lyin’ eyes versus believing the AI.

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How Anthony Levandowski Put Himself at the Center of an Industry

Levandowski has been part of key developments in self-driving tech, from the Darpa Grand Challenge to his time at Google and Otto and Uber.

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Elon Musk and Jack Ma disagree about AI’s threat

The two tech entrepreneurs debated the risks posed by artificial intelligence at an event in Shanghai.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 release date could be just weeks away

UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson told TechRadar Pro that “As we announced in February, Microsoft HoloLens 2 will begin shipping later this year. We have started collecting expressions of interest for HoloLens 2 preorders and, as part of our standard practice…

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As sensor prices drop, carmakers may finally run out of excuses for not dealing with hot-car deaths

Every nine days, on average, a child in the US dies after being left in a hot car. A flood of cheap sensors may help put an end to that senseless tragedy.

The latest autonomous vehicles are being outfitted with lasers,…

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How 5G Networks Can Pave Way for Long-Promised Industry Strides

TREND ANALYSIS: Many new capabilities are on the horizon with 5G connectivity: 5G networks in vehicles and alongside roads will let autonomous cars and trucks see road far ahead of them, overtake safely and avoid obstacles. Robotic surgery will likely…

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