The European Commission, which acts as the EU executive, is taking a tougher line on artificial intelligence (AI) than the United States that would strengthen existing regulations on privacy and data rights, according to an 18-page proposal paper seen by Reuters. … [Read more...] about Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology over misuse worry
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that students should look at technology as a friend even as he cautioned them against allowing technology to take control of their lives. The Prime Minister was addressing a select audience of students, teachers and parents at the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ event, on Monday. … [Read more...] about Don’t allow technology to take control of lives: PM Modi to students at Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020
Under a law passed last year, the Government must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. … [Read more...] about Electric taxis will charge up at ranks using wireless technology as part of a £3.4 million government trial to reduce emissions and improve air quality
HCL Technologies share price rallied more than 3 percent to hit a record high of Rs 618.90 on January 20 after company reported slightly better than expected revenue and margin in Q3 with revision of lower end of full year guidance, but the stock wiped out those gains to trade lower followed weakness in equity market. … [Read more...] about HCL Technologies raises FY20 revenue guidance; what should investors do with stock?
"I think they don't like to admit that the business model — our stock price — is directly anchored to how many minutes from your mind I can get from you. It's a direct coupling. We need to de-couple this. This is like moving from the fossil fuel era, where stock prices are directly related to how much we're polluting, to something that's more regenerative. So, we need to move to a 'regenerative attention economy' that doesn't downgrade humans." … [Read more...] about Former Silicon Valley insider on how technology is “downgrading humans”