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Twitter’s Hiring of China-Linked AI Expert Sparks Concern

2020-05-20 -- Commentators have been raising concerns over Twitter's recent hiring of artificial intelligence (AI) star Fei-Fei Li, who has links to the Chinese Communist Party. Twitter appointed Stanford professor and former Google vice president Li to its board as an independent director earlier this month, citing her AI expertise.…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
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Twitter’s Hiring of China-Linked AI Expert Sparks Concern

Commentators have been raising concerns over Twitter's recent hiring of artificial intelligence (AI) star Fei-Fei Li, who has links to the Chinese Communist Party.Twitter appointed Stanford professor and former Google vice president Li to its board as an independent director earlier this month, citing her AI expertise.Li's appointment came after…
bubmag
May 20, 2020
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Google’s cloud division lands deal with the Department of Defense

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2018.Stephen Lam | ReutersGoogle Cloud has landed a deal with the Department of Defense, the company announced Wednesday.The deal is in the seven figure range, Axios reported ahead of the release.The deal…
bubmag
May 20, 2020
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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly once told the US Army’s top special forces general ‘you absolutely suck’ at artificial intelligence

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the US special forces' top general "you absolutely suck at machine learning," The New York Times reported Saturday.The comments came in 2016 during Schmidt's push to expand his influence over the US military's strategy around technology and innovation, The New York Times reported.Schmidt now sits…
bubmag
May 4, 2020
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Secretive big data company Palantir expects $1 billion in revenue this year and to break even for the first time in its 16-year history

Palantir expects to generate $1 billion in revenue this year and to break even for the first time in its history, Bloomberg's Lizette Chapman first reported.Financial documents viewed by Bloomberg suggest that Palantir is preparing to go public.Palantir was previously rumored to go public last year.Visit Business Insider's homepage for…
bubmag
April 9, 2020