Wary of robots taking jobs, Hawaii toys with guaranteed pay

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CBS News HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades–a trend that is already happening in stores and factories around the […]

Secretive Apple Tries to Open Up on Artificial Intelligence

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Tripp Mickle The Wall Street Journal The battle for artificial-intelligence expertise is forcing Apple Inc.AAPL 0.03% to grapple with its famous penchant for secrecy, as tech companies seek to woo talent in a discipline known for its openness. The technology giant this year has been trying to draw attention—but only so much—to its efforts […]

PARANOID ANDROID: How Google is secretly recording YOU through your mobile, monitoring millions of conversations every day and storing the creepy audio files

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Margi Murphy The Sun DID you know that Google has been recording you without your knowledge? The technology giant has effectively turned millions of its users’ smartphones into listening devices that can capture intimate conversations – even when they aren’t in the room. If you own an Android phone, it’s […]

Singapore’s RoboCop car has its own intruder-chasing drone

Engadget If RoboCop has a gun in his thigh, this robotic security car from Singaporehas a drone that it can send after intruders. Singaporean startup Otsaw Digital has created a 176-pound golf-cart-sized automated vehicle called O-R3 that companies can use for security. It has 3D LIDAR sensors and GPS, along […]

Cyborg Patrol! Dubai Police’s World’s First Autonomous Robocop Goes Live At GISEC & IOTX 2017

Source: Dubai Police has welcomed a new member on to its force. He doesn’t need a visa, medical insurance or hours of training, and he is ready to engage with Dubai’s residents and millions of tourists across the city’s streets. The world’s first operational robot policeman, officially joined the line […]