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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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Google Cloud Wins Multimillion-Dollar Pentagon Cybersecurity Contract

Google’s cloud division revealed Wednesday it has won a Pentagon contract to upgrade the military’s cybersecurity posture with a multi-cloud solution built on Anthos, its new Kubernetes platform. Google said the award comes through the Defense Innovation Unit, which is looking to the third-largest public cloud provider to help defend…
bubmag
May 20, 2020
Project Maven

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