Tesla chief Elon Musk says the company will restrict the Autopilot feature in its Model S electric car so that people will use it more responsibly. Even so, the company says Autopilot has already averted lots of accidents and caused none.
Smart Reply, a feature rolling out this week for Google's Inbox email app, can automatically read incoming emails and suggest appropriate responses. Smart Reply uses machine learning to judge the gist of an email and compose several different reply options.
On Saturday, the company had children wearing Halloween costumes at its California headquarters move around parked self-driving cars, allowing them to 'learn' to anticipate their movements in an effort to make the cars safer.
Facebook's 'real name' policy requires users to register with the name given on federal IDs or credit cards, a rule that opponents say could harm user safety, even as supporters argue that it will help.
A new report says Google is combining its Chrome OS computer operating system and Android mobile operating system into a single platform. The combined Google OS would run on phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers.
Researchers at Northeastern University wanted to provide a look 'under the hood' at Uber's algorithm, which increases prices when demand for cars is high. They found some drivers may actually drive away from the surge, making waiting for a ride or walking a few blocks away cheaper for passengers.