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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015

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Most memorable 'Game of Thrones' faces, according to algorithm (pictures)

MIT applied its special algorithm that can predict how memorable faces in images will be to determine the "Game of Thrones" characters most likely to stick in your head.

12 Images By June 13, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Algorithms aplenty, wearables for you, robots for rover

In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.

By June 12, 2015

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Jack Dorsey tries to quell #RIPTwitter outrage

Many disgruntled users took to Twitter to bemoan reported changes to the social media platform, prompting the company's CEO to interject.

By February 7, 2016

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Google AI wants to dominate board games

A computer defeats a master of the ancient board game Go. Is Monopoly far behind?

By January 27, 2016

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Your next insurance agent will be a robot

Smarter machines mean more jobs are at risk of automation. Yours may be next.

By January 28, 2016

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Quality grilled cheese delivered, thanks to algorithms

The Melt, founded by the Flip Camera's creator, invents a smart delivery box that can keep your sandwich fresh for 30 minutes. Thank tech for your lunch.

By July 28, 2014

Review

iDevices Thermostat

Once features like geo-fencing, pattern-learning algorithms and triggers become available, this oddly standard Thermostat could become a strong contender at its price point. For now, though, it's not worth the money.

By October 29, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2015
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Misfit and Speedo are trying to build a better swim tracker

The Misfit Shine Swimmer's Edition, with added Speedo algorithms that count your laps, arrives September 1.

By August 18, 2015

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014