Sunday, March 24, 2019


Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at the Fulfillment Center in Fall River

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias against Women

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women The team had been...

Robot Hand Learns Real World Moves in Virtual Training

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) Researchers backed by Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk and Silicon Valley financier Sam Altman have found a novel way to use...
A Metro sign is seen at Reaumur Sebastopol station in Paris

After 118 Years, Paris to bid ‘Au Revoir’ to Its Metro...

By Maya Barkin PARIS (Reuters) They've been in use since 1900, when the Paris Metro opened for business, but soon the city's familiar rectangular tickets...
Kroger Co. and Nuro's unmanned delivery vehicle is seen in this photo provided by Kroger in California

Kroger Will Road Test Nuro’s Driverless Delivery Vans in Autumn

By Lisa Baertlein CINCINNATI (Reuters) Kroger Co and Silicon Valley startup Nuro will begin this autumn what they call the first real-world road test of...
A pizzaiolo robot prepares a pizza before the customer’s eyes at the showroom of French food startup EKIM in Montevrain near Paris

Fancy A Margherita? Robot Serves Up Pizzas in France

PARIS (Reuters) For many people, the smell of a pizza fresh from the oven and lovingly crafted is a culinary delight that's hard to beat....
Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris

Exclusive: Microsoft Takes Aim at Amazon with Push for Checkout-Free Retail

By Jeffrey Dastin and Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a...
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