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  • The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

    The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

    Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America’s 16 intelligence organizations access to raw communications data from the NSA’s surveillance efforts. Read More

  • Crunch Report | China’s New Cybersecurity Laws

    China has some new cybersecurity laws, starting in January 2017, Tesla will charge owners of new Teslas for Supercharger use if they drive more than 1,000 miles a year, Samsung leaks its AI plans for the Galaxy S8, Gmail for iOS gets an update and, on Election Day, Google will be refreshing election results every 20 seconds. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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    Level is a pair of fitness glasses that might be able to tell if you have diabetes or other diseases

    Level is a pair of fitness glasses that might be able to tell if you have diabetes or other diseases

    A pair of glasses, once relegated to nearly blind and blurry-eyed nerds, could one day save your life. At least that’s the pitch from VSP Vision Care. The eye exam provider just launched a new pair of smart glasses called Level that, for now, focus on fitness. Level not only provides the wearer with keen vision but also counts their steps, calories burned while wearing them and… Read More

  • XPRIZE launches AI 2020 competition with IBM Watson

    XPRIZE launches AI 2020 competition with IBM Watson

    Close your eyes. What do you see when you think about artificial intelligence? Hal 9000 defying human orders? Ava savagely murdering her maker? What about ARIIA taking over the country from deep inside the Pentagon? With a new competition, XPRIZE and IBM Watson challenge us to think slightly more pragmatically (or at least less apocalyptically dystopian) about the implications of… Read More

  • The next AI is no AI Crunch Network

    The next AI is no AI

    Artificial Intelligence is starting to turn invisible from the outside in — and vice versa. The exact effects and workings of AI technologies are becoming more challenging to perceive and comprehend for humans. Even the experts themselves don’t always fully understand how an AI system operates. Read More

  • France Adopts Extensive Surveillance Law

    France Adopts Extensive Surveillance Law

    Oh, irony. Only a day after WikiLeaks revealed that the NSA has been spying on the past three French presidents as well as many French officials, France’s lower house adopted the very controversial surveillance law. According to politicians from all parties, France needs a comprehensive intelligence law following Charlie Hebdo’s attacks. Yet, in many ways, this law is even broader… Read More

  • France Is One Step Closer To Adopting Extensive Surveillance Law

    France Is One Step Closer To Adopting Extensive Surveillance Law

    Following Charlie Hebdo’s attacks, the French Government has been tirelessly working to draft and vote a new intelligence law that goes way too far. Today, the lower house of the French Parliament overwhelmingly voted for this new law, making it highly likely to be definitely implemented in a couple of months. In many ways, this law is even broader than the Patriot Act, and many… Read More