Amazon's cashierless checkout headed to Whole Foods, US government forms AI committee
Speaker 1: This is Cena and here are the stories that matter right now, Amazon announced it would expand its cash share list, just walkout technology to two whole foods locations. Next year, new stores in Washington, DC's Glover park neighborhood and Sherman Oaks, California will feature the automated payment service, which allows customers to shop and exit the store without going through any kind of checkout process. Just one day after El Salvador [00:00:30] officially made Bitcoin legal, tender Panamanian, and Congressman Gabriel Silva introduced a bill hoping to do the same in Panama. The bill aims to promote the use of cryptocurrency and other digital assets in Panama, as well as outlines an expansion of government use of blockchain technology in the hopes of mitigating corruption. And finally, the us department of commerce announced the formation of the national artificial intelligence advisory committee. The committee comes [00:01:00] six months after a, their group, the national security commission on artificial intelligence filed a report warning. The us was in danger of losing its leading position in technological advancements. The report also recommended the us government create a council to build a strategy around AI challenges. Stay up to date with the lay by visiting CNET.