Google now says controversial AI voice calling system will identify itself to humans – The Verge


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Google now says controversial AI voice calling system will identify itself to humans
The Verge
Following widespread outcry over the ethical dilemmas raised by Google's new Duplex system, which lets artificial intelligence mimic a human voice to make appointments, Google has clarified in a statement that the experimental system will have
Google says it's designing Duplex with 'disclosure built-in'CNET


Thousands of Sexist AI Bots Could Be Coming. Here's How We Can Stop Them.Fortune
Could Google's creepy new AI push us to a tipping point?Washington Post
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Google Leak Suddenly ‘Confirms’ Expensive Pixel 3 – Forbes


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Google Leak Suddenly 'Confirms' Expensive Pixel 3
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The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL remain the world's best smartphones (and with good reason). But, apart from one accident, the very existence of Google GOOGL +1.48% · Google · GOOGL. $1105.51$16.11(+1.48%). As of 05/11/2018, 03:00am EDT. 's hotly …
The first details on Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL just leakedBGR


Google may be working on three Wear OS watches, not just oneCNET
Pixel watch rumors line up with Wear OS newsVentureBeat
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Rita Ora’s New Single Features Cardi B, Charli XCX, and Bebe Rexha

Rita Ora is dropping some new girl power music in just a matter of hours, with her new star-studded single set to debut Friday at midnight. Her new track, “Girls” will feature Cardi B, Charli XCX, and Bebe Rexha, so we already know this is about to be a hit. With the single dropping at […]

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SpaceX Aborts 1st Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket at the Last Minute – Space.com


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SpaceX Aborts 1st Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket at the Last Minute
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The highly anticipated debut of SpaceX's new Falcon 9 "Block 5" rocket has been delayed by at least a day. The company's first-ever Falcon 9 Block 5 was scheduled to launch this afternoon (May 10) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on a …
SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again FridayLos Angeles Times


Live coverage: Launch of SpaceX's first Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket scrubbedSpaceflight Now
SpaceX delays launch of its most powerful Falcon 9 rocket until FridayThe Verge
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SpaceX launch of first “block 5” Falcon 9 rocket scrubbed to Friday – CBS News


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SpaceX launch of first "block 5" Falcon 9 rocket scrubbed to Friday
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SpaceX tried to launch an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 rocket Thursday, the first of a new breed featuring more powerful engines and a host of other improvements designed to make the booster safer and easier to launch on multiple missions, but the …
SpaceX Aborts 1st Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket at the Last MinuteSpace.com


SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again FridayLos Angeles Times
SpaceX calls off launch of its new rocket at the last minuteCNNMoney
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Two Singers Have Accused ‘Tha Carter IV’ Producer Detail of Sexual Assault

New reports reveal that two singers came forward with accusations of sexual assault and abuse against Noel “Detail” Fisher. Kristina Buch and Peyton Ackley claim that Fisher forced sex on both of them during studio sessions.  Detail is known for his production on Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV, as well as making Beyonce and Jay-Z’s hit […]

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Get a Look at The Weeknd’s PUMA x XO Parallel 2.0 “Crafted Renaissance”

The Weeknd’s PUMA x XO Collection is one of the most successful celebrity collaborations in recent times, partly due to Abel’s meteoric rise in pop music and the other due to PUMA’s amazing roster of footwear. In the case of the new Parallel 2.0, it’s literally the best of both worlds in one silhouette. The […]

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Frog-Killing Fungus Found to Have Origins on Korean Peninsula – New York Times


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Frog-Killing Fungus Found to Have Origins on Korean Peninsula
New York Times
In the 1970s and 1980s frogs and other amphibians seemed to be disappearing overnight. By 1999, researchers had determined the culprit was a deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus which infected the animals with tiny, swimming spores. Today this …
The hidden biodiversity of amphibian pathogensScience Magazine


Killer fungus wiping out amphibians originated in AsiaEarth.com

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SpaceX delays launch of its most powerful Falcon 9 rocket until Friday – The Verge


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SpaceX delays launch of its most powerful Falcon 9 rocket until Friday
The Verge
Update Thursday May 10th, 6:20PM ET: The final countdown of the Falcon 9's launch was halted just a minute before take off on Thursday, due to some unknown problem that triggered the vehicle's abort sequence. SpaceX wasn't able to fix the problem …
SpaceX launch of first "block 5" Falcon 9 rocket scrubbed to FridayCBS News


SpaceX calls off launch of its new rocket at the last minuteCNNMoney
The final design of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches today (update)Engadget
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As voice assistants go mainstream, researchers warn of vulnerabilities – CNET


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As voice assistants go mainstream, researchers warn of vulnerabilities
CNET
In case you haven't noticed, voice-activated gadgets are booming in popularity right now, and finding their way into a growing number of homes as a result. That's led security researchers to worry about the potential vulnerabilities of voice-activated
Thousands of Sexist AI Bots Could Be Coming. Here's How We Can Stop Them.Fortune


Beware the smart device: Alexa and Siri can hear this hidden command – You can'tWRAL Tech Wire
Researchers Demonstrate Subliminal Smart Device Commands That Have Potential for Malicious AttacksMac Rumors
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Full Music Modernization Act Introduced In U.S. Senate

A bipartisan group of U.S. led by US Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) have introduced The Music Modernization Act, a major music reform package similar to legislation which recently passed recently on a the U.S. House 415 -0 vote. While a few had lobbied for changes in the Senate version, The…

Elon Musk’s latest innovation attempt: A rocket that can fly twice in one day – Washington Post


Washington Post

Elon Musk's latest innovation attempt: A rocket that can fly twice in one day
Washington Post
The latest version of the Falcon 9 rocket that SpaceX was to launch from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Thursday afternoon is designed to be reused so quickly that it would eventually mimic a commercial airliner, according to SpaceX's founder Elon Musk.
Watch live: SpaceX tests latest Falcon 9 rocketLos Angeles Times


SpaceX set to launch its first "block 5" Falcon 9 rocketCBS News
Elon Musk wants to launch the same rocket to orbit twice in a single dayQuartz
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