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Facebook is using AI to detect suicidal posts before they're reported. The tool is being rolled out worldwide, except in the European Union, where data protection laws prevent companies from profiling users in this way.
One year after Apple’s pledge to be more open with the AI research community, the company is still facing much of the same criticism in a crucial and extremely competitive sector of the tech industry.
Professor Stephen Hawking talked to WIRED to give his views on today's issues, from Donald Trump to fake news, from the digital duopoly of Facebook and Google to the potential perils of AI.
Venmo founder Andrew Kortina and Facebook's former Product VP Sam Lessin are launching Fin, an intelligent assistant system that "can make purchases on your behalf, book reservations, manage calendars, and take care of research tasks."