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Donald Trump has dodged intelligence briefings since election

Donald Trump has been dodging classified security briefings, but Mike Pence has been all over them. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 2:23 AM You apparently don’t need intelligence to make America great again. ...

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Bits: Artificial Intelligence Software Is Booming. But Why Now?

Photo Marc Benioff, left, chief executive of Salesforce, talked with Matthew Panzarino, editor in chief of TechCrunch, at its Disrupt conference in San Francisco last week. Credit Beck Diefenbach/Reuters SAN FRANCISCO — This is the year artificial intelligence came into ...

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The Race Is On to Control Artificial Intelligence, and Tech’s Future

At the University of Toronto, IBM pursued a start-up called Ross Intelligence that makes a smart legal assistant, and extended a free offer to use its A.I. software, called Watson. For IBM, the financial payoff would come if start-ups like ...

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The Promise of Artificial Intelligence Unfolds in Small Steps

Photo Jeremy Howard, the founder and chief executive of Enlitic, a start-up in San Francisco. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times When IBM’s Watson computer triumphed over human champions in the quiz show “Jeopardy!” it was a stunning ...

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Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88

Photo Marvin Minsky in a lab at M.I.T. in 1968. Credit M.I.T. Marvin Minsky, who combined a scientist’s thirst for knowledge with a philosopher’s quest for truth as a pioneering explorer of artificial intelligence, work that helped inspire the creation ...

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Bits Blog: Artificial Intelligence Draws New Connections for Personalization

An effort to get people better boots may say much about the future of artificial intelligence in the business world. The company doing the work, called Sentient, based in San Francisco, has used a version of advanced A.I. to build ...

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Bits Daily Report: A $1 Billion Bet on Artificial Intelligence in Silicon Valley

Photo Credit Artificial intelligence has waxed and waned as a topic of interest in Silicon Valley over the decades. Now there is a fever pitch over it, with behemoths including Apple, Alphabet’s Google and Facebook increasingly playing in the space. ...

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Toyota Planning an Artificial Intelligence Research Center in California

Photo A Toyota booth at the Tokyo Motor Show on Thursday. Credit Issei Kato/Reuters PALO ALTO, Calif. — Silicon Valley is diving into artificial intelligence technology, with start-ups sprouting up and Google and Facebook pouring vast sums into projects that ...

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