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U.S. urged to invest more in AI; ex-Google CEO warns of China's progress

05 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research, train an AI-ready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions, a government-commissioned panel led by Google's former CEO said in an interim report on Monday. | Video

U.S. government falling behind on artificial intelligence funding -report

04 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON, Nov 4 U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research, train an AI-ready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions, an independent government-commissioned panel said in an interim report on Monday.

Amazon drops grocery delivery fee as competitors close in

29 Oct 2019

Amazon.com Inc is eliminating its grocery delivery charge for Prime members in the United States and making shopping easier by combining AmazonFresh and Whole Foods Market ordering on a single site, as it battles rival grocery sellers like Walmart Inc and Kroger Co .

Amazon's gloomy holiday forecast misses estimates, shares fall 7%

25 Oct 2019

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday forecast revenue and profit for the holiday quarter below expectations, as it faces fierce competition and rising costs from its plan to speed up delivery times globally. | Video

U.S. border patrol eyeing facial recognition for body cams

18 Oct 2019

U.S. customs officials are seeking information on facial recognition software for body-worn cameras that agents who police the border could use, according to a government filing.

U.S. border patrol eyeing facial recognition for body cams

18 Oct 2019

Oct 17 U.S. customs officials are seeking information on facial recognition software for body-worn cameras that agents who police the border could use, according to a government filing.

Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

26 Sep 2019

SEATTLE Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said the company's public policy team is working on proposed regulations around facial recognition, a fledgling technology that has drawn criticism of the technology giant's cloud computing unit.

Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

26 Sep 2019

SEATTLE Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said the company's public policy team is working on proposed regulations around facial recognition, a fledgling technology that has drawn criticism of the technology giant's cloud computing unit.

UPDATE 1-Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

26 Sep 2019

SEATTLE, Sept 25 Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said the company's public policy team is working on proposed regulations around facial recognition, a fledgling technology that has drawn criticism of the technology giant's cloud computing unit.

Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson's voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses

25 Sep 2019

SEATTLE Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company's virtual assistant Alexa, while the voice aid will also be built into a new wearable line of earbuds, eyeglasses and a ring.

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