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Tesla cuts the price of its "Full Self Driving" system by a third to $8,000

Tesla cuts the price of its "Full Self Driving" system by a third to $8,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla knocked roughly a third off the price of its “Full Self Driving” system — which can’t drive itself and so drivers must remain alert and be ready to intervene — to $8,000 from $12,000, according to the company website.
Ottawa puts up $50M in federal budget to hedge against job-stealing AI

Ottawa puts up $50M in federal budget to hedge against job-stealing AI

OTTAWA — Worried artificial intelligence is coming for your job? So is the federal government — enough, at least, to set aside $50 million for skills retraining for workers.
A bill that could ban TikTok advances to the Senate. What’s next?

A bill that could ban TikTok advances to the Senate. What’s next?

The House has approved legislation that would ban TikTok if its Beijing-based parent company doesn’t divest from the popular social media platform, escalating the fight over the hot-button issue.
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Saturday that would ban TikTok in the United States if the popular social media platform's China-based owner doesn’t sell its stake within a year, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon.
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse

Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Saturday signed legislation reauthorizing a key U.S.
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising

A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising

HELSINKI (AP) — An artisan roastery based in the Finnish capital has introduced a coffee blend that has been developed by artificial intelligence in a trial in which it's hoped that technology can ease the workload in a sector that traditionally prid
Bitcoin's latest 'halving' has arrived. Here's what you need to know

Bitcoin's latest 'halving' has arrived. Here's what you need to know

NEW YORK (AP) — The “miners” who chisel bitcoins out of complex mathematics are taking a 50% pay cut — effectively reducing new production of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, again. Bitcoin's latest “halving" appeared to occur Friday night.
MPs grill 'incompetent' health agency on fired National Microbiology Lab scientists

MPs grill 'incompetent' health agency on fired National Microbiology Lab scientists

OTTAWA — Federal officials in charge of the National Microbiology Lab defended security protocols at the Winnipeg institution against accusations from MPs of bureaucratic incompetence Friday.
Here’s how Phish is using the Sphere's technology to give fans something completely different

Here’s how Phish is using the Sphere's technology to give fans something completely different

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phish opened its four-night stay at the Sphere Thursday with a four-hour show that used the advanced technology in the $2.3 billion arena to deliver a show that even the band's most ardent fans have never experienced before.
Olympic organizers unveil strategy for using artificial intelligence in sports

Olympic organizers unveil strategy for using artificial intelligence in sports

LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers unveiled their strategy Friday to use artificial intelligence in sports, joining the global rush to capitalize on the rapidly advancing technology.