Tech Leaders Urge UN to Ban AI-Based Lethal Weapons


A group of the world’s top technology leaders have published an open letter urging the UN to ban the use of artificial intelligence in weapons systems, amid growing concerns that autonomous killer robots could wind up taking control. The group of 116 companies, most of which specialize in robotics or AI, argued that its growing use could revolutionize modern warfare in irreversible ways and pose a danger to nation states. “Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare,” the letter states.

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Nevada Congresswoman urges Trump to oppose call for online gambling ban

Nevada Representative Dina Titus is urging the President Elect to oppose a call for an online gambling ban.

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British archdiocese launches 'Sindr' for those needing to confess urgent sin

A Roman Catholic Church archdiocese in the United Kingdom is urging anyone who needs to confess an urgent sin to download their new app.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook sends memo to employees after Trump victory, urges unity

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to the tech giant’s employees urging unity Wednesday following Donald Trump’s shock victory in the Presidential election.

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Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global recall.

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