Thumb injury forces video gamer to retire

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Attendees play the Call of Duty: Black Ops III game by Activision Blizzard during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images A 25-year-old professional video gamer has been forced to retire due to a thumb injury. Thomas “ZooMaa” Paparatto announced […]

Google agrees to pay French publishers for news

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The logos of Google and several of its applications are displayed on a computer screen. Chesnot | Getty Images LONDON — Google said Thursday it will pay French publishers for news content in a major digital copyright deal. The agreement comes after several months of talks between Google France and […]

Here’s what analysts are expecting next week

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A customer service representative works with customers at the Apple store as shoppers return to indoor shopping after Los Angeles County eased restrictions at places like the Beverly Center in Beverly Hills on October 8, 2020. Genaro Molina | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Apple is set to report […]

Google investigating A.I. researcher, AWU concerned

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Google employee’s newly-formed union, known as the Alphabet Workers Union, said it is concerned over Google’s decision to lock Margaret Mitchell, a senior AI ethics researcher, out of her account. Google locked Mitchell out of her account after it found she was downloading material related to Timnit Gebru, another AI […]

AI researchers rank the top AI labs worldwide

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Google Deepmind head Demis Hassabis speaks during a press conference ahead of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul on March 8, 2016. Jung Yeon-Je | AFP |Getty Images | Getty Images LONDON — Artificial intelligence researchers don’t like it when you ask them to name the top AI labs […]

Twitter locks China’s U.S. embassy over Uighur tweet

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The Twitter App loads on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Los Angeles, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Twitter said it locked the account of China’s embassy in the United States over a tweet about Uighur women that violated company policy against dehumanization. The Chinese Embassy account, @ChineseEmbinUS, […]

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