DARPA Plans Bugbot ‘Olympics’ to Foster Breakthrough in Tiny Machines

Redesigning tiny motors and limbs could make microbots a reality.

Europe’s Smack to Google May Only Be the Beginning

The European Commission’s record-breaking fines for Google foreshadow a larger regulatory invasion of the U.S. technology industry.

Google DeepMind Researchers Join Pledge Not to Work in Lethal AI

Thousands of AI researchers sign letter forgoing work on autonomous weapons.

Get Ready to Legally 3D-Print a Gun

A settlement between Defense Distributed and the State Department has been reached.

Despite the Glitches, Shoppers Can’t Quit Amazon

The company’s website continually crashed during its much-touted Prime Day event, but sales were still higher than ever.

Pentagon Plans to Publish Broad Artificial Intelligence Strategy ‘Within Weeks’

The report will focus on long-term plans and how it will funnel resources to developing the technology, a Defense official said.

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

The Defense Department’s research arm is working on a project that connects human operators’ brains to the systems they’re controlling—and vice versa.

Google Is Using AI to See Inside the Brain Like Never Before

New data might help neuroscientists better understand the structure of the brain.

More Money for Cyber Spies, Outrage after Indictments and Supply Chain Cyber is Super Hot

More indictments for Mueller and a busy week regarding federal IT for Congress.

Microsoft Wants Congress to Regulate Facial Recognition

One of these metrics for regulation could be ensuring the technology works similarly for all

5G Compromise Bill Still a Hit to Local Government

Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.

Pentagon Seeks an Edge in Quantum Computing

The Pentagon’s research arm wants to get up to speed on quantum computing before China and other adversaries.

Google Chrome Feature Guards Users From Spectre Attacks

Site isolation helps keep most of your data out of reach from hackers looking to exploit the Spectre vulnerability.

Pentagon Sets Big Goals for Its New AI Center

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be the hub for all projects that exceed $15 million.

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.