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Tech’s Biggest Showdown Is Unfolding in Your Living Room

The tech behind the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Microsoft’s Project Evo is at the heart of a three-way rivalry that will define the industry for years. The post Tech’s Biggest Showdown Is Unfolding in Your Living Room appeared first on WIRED. Go to Wired Author: Cade Metz Powered by

5 unexpected sources of bias in artificial intelligence

 We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. For some of us, this is a bug: Machines should not be empathetic outside of their rigid point of view. For others, it is a feature: They should be freed of human bias. But

Commerce Dept. to send “digital attachés” to Mexico, South Korea and four other nations

 The U.S. Department of Commerce is opening six new international markets for its Commercial Digital Attaché program, according to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker who spoke with TechCrunch today in San Francisco. The attaché program, which began in March this year, establishes commercial officers in countries where U.S.

Oculus releases developer preview of Carmel WebVR product

 Many in the industry believe the next frontier for VR is web-based experiences that can be visited and absorbed across platforms. There are still quite a lot of unknowns when it comes to WebVR but Oculus is looking to start shedding some of the mystery through its own browser. Today, the