As of Thursday morning local time, a San Francisco animal adoption agency will immediately halt its recent use of a controversial security robot.
The move comes after the San Francisco SPCA had been scrutinized for its deployment of a Knightscope K9 to mitigate vandalism and the presence of homeless people at its Mission District office. Knightscope, a Silicon Valley startup, declares on its website that its robots are the "security team of the future."
That robot made headlines when Business Insider reported Tuesday that "Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco."
On Dec. 14, the FCC voted 3-2 to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here's what the commissioners who supported the rollback had to say.
Lawmakers from the three states say they will fight to preserve net neutrality after FCC votes down Obama-era rules.
Life imitates art yet again.
In a controversial vote, the FCC rolls back net neutrality rules adopted in 2015 and stripped the agency of its authority to regulate the internet.
Court makes quick work of techie's long-shot appeal
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The e-commerce powerhouse adds five Apple TV and Chromecast devices to its online store, offering an olive branch to both Google and Apple.
Thanks to the same kind of Google AI that identifies fluffy pets in photos, we know more about a distant solar system. It's now tied our record.
On Thursday, the FCC voted 3-2 to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here's what the two had to say.
Silicon Valley CEOs have moved past cybersecurity and taxes to comment on social issues like gay rights and immigration.
An in-depth crash course in the history of Jeep's off-road hero.
The world's largest traditional-media company will buy swaths of 21st Century Fox as it preps for battle with streaming media giants like Netflix and Amazon.
From CNET Magazine: Mobile tech is making religion more relevant for a generation that’s glued to a screen.
Watchdog's clown, er, chairman debases policymaking in the United States
Despite the clearly stated and serious concerns of a broad cross-section of industry and society, on Thursday morning a mocking, preening excuse of a regulatory chairman tore down US rules that ensured content over the internet was kept free from manipulation by companies that sell access to the global network.…
An introduction to the net neutrality debate after US regulators voted to change the rules.
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An Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality" is repealed by a US regulator, so what does it mean?
Bacteriophages and the enzymes they produce are being used in Russia to kill bacteria that is resistant to every known type of antibiotic.