Google cuts corporate access of AI researcher following Timnit Gebru dustup

Angela Lang/CNET Google has locked the corporate account of artificial intelligence researcher Margaret Mitchell, the leader of its Ethical AI unit. Mitchell had criticized the search giant after the controversial departure of another prominent AI researcher at the company, Timnit Gebru. Mitchell had been using automated software to go through her old messages to find […]

YouTube extends Trump’s suspension for at least another week

YouTube is extending Trump’s suspension from the platform. Angela Lang/CNET YouTube on Tuesday said it’s extending its suspension of President Donald Trump’s channel for another week over “ongoing potential for violence,” a day before Joe...

Trump pardons ex-Uber and Google engineer Anthony Levandowski

Former Google and Uber self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski was granted a pardon by President Trump after admitting to theft of trade secrets. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images President Donald Trump pardoned Anthony Levandowski, a former Google and Uber engineer...

Trump signs order aimed at thwarting cyber interference

Trump has signed an executive order targeting foreign use of cloud services against the US. Graphic by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that aims to prevent foreign actors from using cloud computing platforms for...