Glitch in Amazon web servers causes problems for popular sites

Glitch in Amazon web servers causes problems for popular sites

Outage of several hours affected websites including Medium, Business Insider, Slack, and a large part of the US east coast east coast of the US. Then on Tuesday afternoon, Amazon posted on its is it down right now? which monitors when other sites are down. @IFTTT is down. Welcome to the future!pic.twitter.com/CPw0rGaKR5 February 28, 2017 […]

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Amazon and Google fight crucial battle over voice recognition

Amazon and Google fight crucial battle over voice recognition

The retail giant has a threatening lead over its rival with the Echo and Alexa, as questions remain over how the search engine can turn voice technology into revenue Google always thrive in the fourth quarter as people get out their wallets for Christmas. Both companies or in Googles case, its parent group, Alphabet are […]

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Algorithms: AIs creepy control must be open to inspection

Algorithms: AIs creepy control must be open to inspection

The accountability of artificial intelligence systems, from Facebook to healthcare, is shaping up to be a hot topic in 2017 The past year marked the 60th year of artificial intelligence and, boy, did it have a lively birthday. Pop open a computer science journal on your laptop during 2016 and youd be assured that not […]

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Eight charts that show 2016 wasn’t as bad as you think

Eight charts that show 2016 wasn’t as bad as you think

Deaths in conflict have fallen (slightly), emissions have not risen for a third year and fewer people are dying from disease 2016 is likely to be remembered as an annus horribilis so reasons that its tempting to think everything is doomed. But things are not always as they seem. There are silver linings. You just […]

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