AI robots can develop prejudices, just like us mere mortals

AI robots can develop prejudices, just like us mere mortals

It’s not only humans and animals that can hold biases against outsiders. Psychology and computer science researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cardiff University have discovered that artificial intelligence robots can develop…

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If you bought at the top of the crypto bubble, here’s how much you’ve lost

If you bought at the top of the crypto bubble, here’s how much you’ve lost

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Physical copies of ‘Jurassic World’ come with an AR baby raptor experience

Physical copies of ‘Jurassic World’ come with an AR baby raptor experience

The franchise hype leading up to the theatrical release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom earlier in the summer included a slew of AR and VR games. Unsurprisingly, there’s another on the way to celebrate the film’s home release on September 18th thro…

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Bitcoin bloodbath — cryptocurrency plunges 20% in two days

Bitcoin bloodbath — cryptocurrency plunges 20% in two days

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Banning Alex Jones proves Twitter can’t be impartial

Banning Alex Jones proves Twitter can’t be impartial

All efforts to save @RealAlexJones and @InfoWars from themselves have failed, and you can blame Jack Dorsey for that. Whether or not he intervened in applying a seven-day suspension for rulebreaking tweets (the company denies it) he’s successfully un…

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Burt Reynolds has died at 82

(CNN)Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent Todd Eisner. He was 82.

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Mira’s AI-powered fertility monitor is now available for purchase

Mira’s AI-powered fertility monitor is now available for purchase

A company called Mira showed off its fertility monitor at CES earlier this year with the promise that it’s much more accurate than the other digital trackers out there. Now, the technology is finally available for purchase worldwide. Mira’s Fertility…

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Visceral leishmaniasis on the rise in Brazil, study finds

Visceral leishmaniasis on the rise in Brazil, study finds

The parasitic disease leishmaniasis is spread to humans through the bites of sandflies, and is endemic in a number of countries, including Brazil. Despite control efforts, the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis — the most severe form of the disease — rose in Brazil between 1990 and 2016, researchers report.

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Walmart orders 30 more Tesla Semi trucks for its fleet

Walmart orders 30 more Tesla Semi trucks for its fleet

Walmart must be enthused with Tesla’s vision for electric trucking, since it’s quadrupling the size of its Semi order. The retailer is buying 30 additional Semis on top of the 10 it purchased back in November 2017, with the latest batch destined for…

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Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons

Fender’s music instruction app now includes bass lessons

Fender has added bass lessons to its Fender Play platform, providing users with bite-sized exercises, a number of instructors to learn from and a slew of skills to master. Those working on developing their bass-playing abilities will have access to a…

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Google will reveal its latest Pixel phones October 9th

Google will reveal its latest Pixel phones October 9th

Google has confirmed that its upcoming hardware event will take place October 9th in New York City at 11AM Eastern Time. The company is likely to reveal the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones, though plenty of leaks have given us a good idea of what Googl…

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Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app is now available on select Samsung TVs

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app is now available on select Samsung TVs

Today, Xfinity announced that the Stream app, currently in beta, is now available on 2017 and 2018 model Samsung Smart TVs. This app allows Xfinity customers to watch live TV, on demand programming and recorded shows and movies from their DVRs.

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Cryptocurrencies collapse after report Goldman is rolling back trading desk plans

Cryptocurrencies collapse after report Goldman is rolling back trading desk plans

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Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars permanently

Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars permanently

Alex Jones can add Twitter to the ever-growing list of social media sites that he’s no longer welcome on. The micro-blogging platform announced on Thursday afternoon that Jones and his InfoWars channel have been “permanently suspended” due to “new re…

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Are Facebook and Twitter scared enough to work together?

Are Facebook and Twitter scared enough to work together?

The last time a bunch of social media execs testified before congress the hearings ended with US House Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) calling it a “dumb” and “stupid” sideshow. He said there were more important matters for Congress to be discussing t…

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