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The advances of artificial intelligence together with machine learning into greater areas of life requires a review of the ethical and human-facing implications, according to the University of Guelph. A new hub has been launched to address such issues.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.
Electrify America, Volkswagen's court-ordered community service for its dieselgate settlement, has just installed some very powerful chargers in California.
On Thursday, Dominion Diamond Mines - a world-leading producer of responsibly mined diamonds, announced the recovery of the largest known gem-quality diamond ever found in North America. Weighing 552-carats, the yellow diamond was unearthed in October.
The race between Space X and Virgin Galactic for space tourism has reached a new milestone, with a Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaching the edge of space in a test flight.
A German research group that includes Porsche and BMW has unveiled the prototype of a new 450 kw charging station that has a capacity 3 times that of the existing Tesla Superchargers.
Several of the bodies that make up the U.S. security network, when polled, indicated they see quantum computing an artificial intelligence as potential security threats, especially in the near-term.
A woman whose child was stillborn has slammed the targeted advertising of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram after she returned home from the hospital and kept getting baby-related sales pitches.
Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the "beautiful" country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
When Canadian columnist Anthony Furey received an email said to be from Twitter's legal team telling him he may have broken a slew of Pakistani laws, his first instinct was to dismiss it as spam.
A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday, after the incident went viral on social media.
By assessing precise brain measurements, scientists have successfully predicted how people's eyes move when viewing natural scenes. Understanding this is the key to improving visual-based artificial intelligence.
The BMJ journal Christmas issue has not let readers down - producing another ground-breaking study to wrap our minds around as we celebrate the holidays. This time, they have proved that parachutes don't save people who fall out of airplanes.
Assessing the state of agricultural environments can be assessed using drones, which provide the big picture. What about more sensitive evaluations? The answer is to fit sensors to bees. The technology is a "living IoT".
Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world's first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause a global food crisis.
Russian police on Sunday arrested seven people protesting outside the Moscow headquarters of the FSB, Russia's security service, rights group OVD-Info reported.
Police deployed teargas and water cannon after scuffles broke out Sunday as thousands of people answered a call by far-right groups to reject a UN migration pact.
Outside a humble thatched-roof home deep in the lush Guatemalan countryside, the mother of a seven-year-old girl who died after being detained by US border agents tries to remember happier days with her daughter.
The Orthodox Patriarch has welcomed the creation of an Orthodox church in Ukraine independent of Moscow and invited its leader to Istanbul to receive official confirmation of its status.
The two Koreas on Friday agreed to hold talks with the International Olympic Committee on their joint bid for the 2032 Summer Games in February, Seoul said, as a rapid diplomatic thaw takes hold on the peninsula.
Eight-time Olympic medalist swimmer Jason Lezak chatted with Digital Journal about being a part of the Breakout Swim Clinic and the USA Swimming Foundation.
On December 11, four-time Olympic medalist swimmer Anthony Ervin announced his "Win The Winter" Triathlon Camp, which will take place over two days in February of 2019 in Florida.
Australian pole vaulter Kurtis Marschall chatted with Digital Journal about his career in the sport. He offered his advice for hopefuls and he spoke about the digital transformation of pole vault.
‘Mortal Engines’ squanders away its potential by getting caught up in the minutiae of a story that would’ve played better without the trivial details.
On December 14, the Grammy-nominated pop group Backstreet Boys headlined Mohegan Sun Arena as part of 96.5's "All Star Christmas."
On December 15, veteran stand-up comedian Tom Briscoe headlined the Governor's Comedy Club at The Brokerage in Bellmore on Long Island.
On December 15, acclaimed Greek-American comedian Carie Karavas performed at Governor's Comedy Club at The Brokerage in Bellmore on Long Island.
Yesterday, the U.S. Congress passed the U.S. Farm Bill which includes the legalization of growing of hemp. Hemp has been used as material for such items as carpets and sweaters but derivatives are used for many other purposes such as food and medicine.
After the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) much-hyped August oil and gas auction bombed, the agency hit it big this week with their offshore wind auction — with a record-setting total of bids at $410 million for three tracts of ocean.
Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada’s main stock index on Thursday, as oil prices fell after China reported slower economic growth, pointing to lower fuel demand in the world’s biggest oil importer.
Global trade war fears and disruptions caused by anti-government protests in France pushed business growth in the eurozone to a four-year low in December, an influential survey showed Friday, raising concerns the region's economy might stall.
A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional -- a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
As part of the growing interest with health and well-being apps, there has been an increase in apps offering to assist with mental health issues such as depression. One example is Wisdo, which has secured $11 million in funding.
Medical technologists have constructed an electronic pill that can relay diagnostic information and release drugs in response to smartphone commands. This is to collect patient information or to allow for the controlled release of a drug.
Rates of melanoma are increasing worldwide, making it increasingly a matter of medical importance. A new drug combination, which is effective against the skin cancer, could save millions of lives each year.
The United States and Canada on Friday promised a fair judicial process for a Chinese executive arrested in Vancouver on a US request, as they appealed to Beijing to free two Canadians held in apparent retaliation.
The French government was on Sunday hoping the sharp drop in "yellow vest" demonstrators signalled an end to protests which have plunged President Macron into the biggest crisis of his presidency.
Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralysed the island nation and pushed it towards debt default.
Australia's conservative prime minister on Sunday stood by his decision to recognise west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite criticism from neighbouring Muslim countries.
Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
Dutch ranger Andre Donker sighs as he looks out at the rippling grey waters of the Markermeer, one of Europe's largest freshwater lakes. "Once upon a time it was teeming with fish here," he says.
Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations over a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts.
B.C. First Nations and the provincial government have agreed to shut down 17 open-net fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago in what may be the biggest shake-up in the history of the controversial fish farm industry.
Corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef that survived bleaching from rising sea temperatures were more resistant to another bout of hot conditions the following year, scientists said Tuesday, a "silver lining" for the embattled ecosystem.
Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.
A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional -- a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
As part of the growing interest with health and well-being apps, there has been an increase in apps offering to assist with mental health issues such as depression. One example is Wisdo, which has secured $11 million in funding.