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Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email spam filters and touch-screen keyboards that make typing easier by predicting what you might want to say next....

Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- What does artificial intelligence researcher Andrew Ng have in common with a "very depressed robot" from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"? Both have huge brains....

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet treat....

UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously
LONDON (AP) -- British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people....

NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden '18 competition
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl - if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18."...

Hollywood's hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk....

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store....

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....

Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded....

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