AI software at Microsoft’s MSN misidentifies mixed-race Little Mix singers, report says

AI software at Microsoft’s MSN misidentifies mixed-race Little Mix singers, report says

A robot editor at MSN.com reportedly confused mixed-race band members Leigh-Anne Pinnock (middle right) and Jade Thirlwall (far right), of the British pop group Little Mix.  Little Mix Microsoft’s MSN.com is facing criticism after artificial intelligence software used to run some tasks on the news and search site reportedly had trouble distinguishing between two mixed-race band […]
FCC clarifies cell tower rules to speed up 5G deployment

FCC clarifies cell tower rules to speed up 5G deployment

The FCC has clarified rules to allow carriers to make changes to existing cellular infrastructure for 5G.  Marguerite Reardon/CNET The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to clarify rules limiting local governments’ say in upgrading existing wireless...
FCC proposes record $225M fine for massive robocall campaign

FCC proposes record $225M fine for massive robocall campaign

Igor Golovniov/Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $225 million fine against Texas-based health insurance telemarketers on Tuesday for making approximately 1 billion illegally spoofed robocalls in 2019 under several business names. The...
GM sees an electric future, but it’ll take decades to get there

GM sees an electric future, but it’ll take decades to get there

General Motors General Motors is all-in on electric vehicles and the automaker has big plans to challenge traditional companies and rising stars like Tesla. Yet, it sounds like GM knows the world can’t flip a switch and suddenly see demand for EVs skyrocket. In...