Elon Musk to plant computers in human brains to prevent AI robot uprising

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Elon Musk has launched a new "medical research" company called Neuralink, according to a new report. The firm was registered in California last July, and will focus on developing "neural lace" technology, reports the Wall Street Journal. Mr Musk tweeted that more information about Neuralink could emerge in April, but recent comments from the CEO of Tesla suggest that he's aiming to create cyborgs. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


Facebook asks banks for access to people's intimate financial records, report claims

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Facebook has asked big banks to share detailed and intimate financial information about their customers, according to a new report. The social network would get access to people's card transactions and how much money they have in their account, the Wall Street Journal said. The potential agreement comes as Facebook continues to face criticism for failing to protect user data as part of the Cambridge Analytica and other scandals. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


iPhone 8 to drop Lightning connector in favour of USB-C port, making everyone buy new accessories, claims report

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The new iPhone is going to change its charging point again, making most accessories defunct in one swift move. Apple will drop the Lightning Port that's currently used to put charge into the phone and get data out of it, and instead use USB-C, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. USB-C is quickly becoming the standard for the bottom of phones, and is used in rivals including Google's Pixel and even in Apple's own laptops. But the change would come just a few years after the Lightning Port was introduced with the iPhone 5. The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session A man looks at an exhibit entitled'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar.


'Siri, catch market cheats': Wall Street watchdogs turn to A.I.

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YOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Renault SA are open to partnerships with other companies to equip their vehicles with sophisticated technology as automakers race to develop the cars of the future, the pair's connected vehicles chief said.


Following in the footsteps of Apple and Amazon, Google wants to put its new smart assistant inside cars

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Google's new Assistant is already enabled in its messaging app, its Amazon Echo-like Home device, and its new Pixel phone. Now, the company wants to put Google Assistant in vehicles, too. The artificial intelligence-powered Assistant is similar to Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa and gets smarter over time. It was first unveiled in Google's new messaging app, Allo, last month, powers Google Home, and comes standard on Google's new smartphone. According to the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims, Google is now pursuing partnerships with automakers to let the Assistant work directly with vehicles.