Artificial intelligence is better than specialist doctors at diagnosing lung cancer, a US study suggests.
The researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and Google hope the technology could boost the effectiveness of cancer screening. Finding tumours at an earlier stage should make...
Google has promised not to use AI for weapons, following protests over its partnership with the US military.
A decision to provide machine-learning tools to analyse drone footage caused some employees to resign. Google told employees last week it would not renew its contract …
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Last month, Google’s AI division, DeepMind, announced that its computer had defeated Europe's Go champion in five straight games. Go, a strategy game played on a 19x19 grid, is exponentially more difficult for a computer to master than chess—there are 20...