It will never happen to me: Some rules are required to protect society from unintended consequences of AI systems

Since Asimov wrote his Three Rules of Robotics in 1942, philosophers have debated how to ensure that autonomous systems are safe from unintended consequences. As the capabilities of AI have grown academics and industry leaders have stepped up their collaboration in this area notably at the Asilomar conference on Beneficial AI in 2017 

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A new category of IoT devices

Moore’s law has been famously increasing the computing power at our behest, and has helped power the third industrial revolution of information technology and digital services. Many suggest that we are now at the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution, powered by connecting ‘things’, other than just computers and phones.

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Future of Wireless International Conference brings in new speakers for a connected world

The CW (Cambridge Wireless) Future of Wireless International Conference, hosted at the IET: Savoy Place in London, UK, will focus on how industry is preparing, adapting and innovating for a fully-connected world.

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CSR’s $2.5bn sale to Qualcomm follows Huawei’s grab for Neul, adds to list of IoT value investments

Qualcomm Inc today announced that it has reached agreement with the UK’s second largest chip designer, CSR plc on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition. As Jeremy Cowan reports, this follows last month’s sale of Neul to Huawei for US$25 million and other recent IoT investments where companies are looking for distressed assets or

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Chip designer CSR rejects takeover bid from US rival Microchip Technology as it mulls IoT options

West Malling, Kent, UK. September 1, 2014 — CSR has confirmed that it has been approached by Microchip Technology Inc. with terms for a possible offer for the company. The proposal by US-based MicrochipTech, a larger rival as well as a customer, has been rejected by the CSR Board and the company said that it

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Neul raises $12.8m (£8.0m) from DFJ Esprit-led syndicate to occupy TV white space

Neul, a company offering products and services for the globally-emerging TV white space spectrum, has raised $12.8million (£8.0m) from a syndicate of investors led by European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit.

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