Google bans AI for weapon use

Image copyright Getty Images Google has promised not to use AI for weapons, following protests over its partnership with the US military. A decision to provide machine-learning tools to analyse drone footage caused some employees to resign. Google told employees last week it would not renew its contract with the US Department of Defense when […]

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Copyright law could put end to net memes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The measures proposed could force online platforms to censor all content, experts warn Memes, remixes and other user-generated content could disappear online if the EU’s proposed rules on copyright become law, warn experts. Digital rights groups are campaigning against the Copyright Directive, which the European Parliament will vote on […]

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Amazon’s Fire TV Cube is finally available for pre-order — here’s how to save $30

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Tiny but mighty has never been more applicable.Image: Ray WOng / Mashable By Leah StodartMashable Deals2018-06-07 19:41:00 UTC There’s a new, very important baby in town. No, it’s not another royal baby. It’s better. Meet the Amazon Fire […]

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