Microsoft executives have urged lawmakers to set restrictions on the technology, but the company is opposing a Washington state bill that would do just that.
Virtual assistants do their jobs better thanks to Wikidata, which aims to (eventually) represent everything in the universe in a way computers can understand.
Researchers at OpenAI decided that a system that scores well at understanding language could too easily be manipulated for malicious intent.
A new Defense Department strategy calls for rapid adoption of AI across the military, and Google, Oracle, IBM, and SAP have signaled interest in a partnership.
Google and Microsoft have added warnings to their "risk factors" for investors about potential legal and ethical problems from their artificial intelligence projects.
The US joined more than a dozen other countries with national AI strategies when President Trump signed an executive order to create the American AI Initiative.
Amazon, which offers facial recognition services, asks Congress to regulate how the technology can be used appropriately.
You might soon be playing with, instead of against, the machines.
In a new white paper, Google suggests tech companies are best left to themselves on how to deploy AI, but highlights areas where the government might help.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are training Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer, to model climate change using machine learning techniques.
The group behind the software program that conquered the board game Go beat a world champion at real-time-strategy videogame StarCraft II.
In a speech at Davos, financier and philanthropist George Soros warned of the dangers of combining government and corporate AI efforts.
Automation may create as many jobs as it destroys, a new study finds, but men, younger folks, and minorities hold positions that are particularly vulnerable.
Alphabet's DeepMind artificial intelligence unit is mining data from Veterans Administration patient records, looking for clues to acute kidney injury.