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Google AI Wins Second Go Match; Future Hacks Could Cause Injuries

Posted March 10th, 2016 at 11:57 am (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Google’s AI Wins Pivotal Second Game in Match With Go Grandmaster AlphaGo, Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) program, won a second round in the ancient Chinese board game Go against grandmaster Lee Sedol. No machine has ever beaten humans at Go, a complex strategy game where players vie for more ground. AlphaGo needs […]

Facebook, India Battle Over Free Internet; China’s Tech Transformation

Posted December 29th, 2015 at 11:03 am (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Battle Over Facebook’s Free Basics Internet Service Intensifies in India India’s net neutrality activists are on the war path as Facebook launches a new app that offers free internet service to users of the Reliance network in six Indian states. Save the Internet (STI) members argue that there are many ways to […]

Thailand’s Firewall; the Next Big Thing; Android; Steve Jobs

Posted October 8th, 2015 at 3:38 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Thai Military’s Plan for ‘Great Firewall’ Risks Internet Competition Free speech advocates and former officials say the proposal by Thailand’s military government to create a single, controlled Internet gateway would kill competition and be seen as the latest effort to smother freedom of expression and dissent. Android Creator Thinks the Next Big […]