• Why scientists want AI regulated now before it\’s too late

    Why scientists want AI regulated now before it\’s too late0

    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla (TSLA) and Space X, recently sounded the alarm that murderous artificial intelligence-powered robots could one day rampage through American neighborhoods. And the only way to stop them, he said, is to begin regulating AI before it destroys us all. Musk’s warnings that AI poses an “existential threat” may have been a bit dramatic, but

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  • Amazon launches a social network for spending money

    Amazon launches a social network for spending money0

    Amazon (AMZN) is virtually everywhere you look at this point; from your nightstand, to your refrigerator and, of course, your smartphone. And now the company is launching its own kind of social network called Amazon Spark. Available Tuesday for Amazon Prime members using the company’s iOS app, Spark is a Pinterest-like service that lets users

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  • How Washington is throwing away its shot at protecting your privacy0

    When Congress killed Federal Communications Commission rules that would stop internet providers from selling your browsing history to advertisers, supporters of that move told upset internet users to cheer up. Now, they all said, we could finally protect your privacy everywhere online! Instead of having rules that constrained only internet providers while letting sites and

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  • Live updates from Apple\’s developers conference

    Live updates from Apple\’s developers conference0

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  • Sprint doesn’t want you to buy your next phone

    Sprint doesn’t want you to buy your next phone0

    Sprint (S) would like you to get one number out of your mind when you shop for a phone: its price. Instead, the nation’s fourth-biggest carrier wants you to consider leasing — and not just to get the high-end phones it previously reserved for such programs. Its new Flex option covers every phone it sells.

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  • Microsoft Surface Laptop review: A great notebook with one small flaw

    Microsoft Surface Laptop review: A great notebook with one small flaw0

    The back-to-school shopping season is just around the corner, and Microsoft (MSFT) is hoping its new Surface Laptop will be the computer you or your child brings to the classroom. Starting at $999, the Surface Laptop is Microsoft’s attempt to fight back against the growing popularity of Google’s (GOOG, GOOGL) low-cost Chromebooks and Apple’s (AAPL)

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