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WikiLeaks: Google to back Hillary Clinton for President in 2016

Hillary Clinton Google

Google will overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 if she decides to run, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange revealed. The Internet giant already has a cozy relationship with the former Secretary of State due to its close ties with not only the State Department but also the Council of Foreign Relations, of which Clinton is a prominent member. “It ... Read More »

New AI software can read images to human level accuracy

Image recognition software

Scientists with Stanford University and Google have developed two new artificially intelligent software programs capable of describing images with near human-level accuracy. Stanford’s research paper, entitled “Deep Visual-Semantic Alignments for Generating Image Descriptions,” explains how specific details found in photographs and videos can be translated into written text. “We present a model that generates free-form natural language descriptions of image ... Read More »

Assange: ‘Google is a privatised version of the NSA’

Assange Google is NSA

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange equated Google with the National Security Agency and GCHQ, saying the tech giant has become “a privatized version of the NSA,” as it collects, stores, and indexes people’s data. He made his remarks to BBC and Sky News. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes more than 80 percent of its money by collecting information ... Read More »

Google satellites can perform face recognition from space

Google satellite image

Google will soon have an unprecedented ability to spy on you from space. Theoretically, at least. How? Two months ago, after much lobbying by the biggest satellite company in North America, DigitalGlobe, the US government relaxed restrictions to allow for commercially available satellite imagery up to 25 cm resolution—twice as detailed as the previous limit of 50 cm. Now, the first commercial satellite set to capture these high-res ... Read More »

Google to Wi-Fi entire planet with 180 satellites

Space satellite

The world wide web may seem like a global community, but two-thirds of the planet still remain without access. Now, Google is planning to change this by launching a fleet of 180 satellites to provide web access for the 4.8 billion people not yet online, according to sources close to the company. The California-based giant will spend more than $1 ... Read More »

White House propaganda against Russia hits new low

Putin sponsors terrorism White House ad

White House purchases Google key words to slam Putin. Russian writer idaltae tweeted the following: Whitehouse launches propaganda at troll level pic.twitter.com/S45vJokXN2 Because she didn’t say what search term she used to pull up that ad – and because we don’t live in Russia – it took some legwork to verify that this is real. Specifically, we used Keyword Spy – a highly-regarded and widely-used resource in ... Read More »

Google buys military robot maker

DARPA robot

Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot named WildCat can gallop at high speeds. BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas have joined Google’s growing robot menagerie. Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has designed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. The company, based in Waltham, Mass., has gained an international reputation for machines ... Read More »

UK tells Google to remove private data or face court

Google street view

Britain’s data regulator says Google must delete all personal data it has gathered using its Street View project or face court action by the watchdog. The Information Commissioner’s Office (IOC) has given Google Inc. an enforcement notice demanding that the company remove the data it had offered to delete back in 2010. “Google has…confirmed that it still has in its ... Read More »

We’ll be uploading our entire minds to computers by 2045 – Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil

In just over 30 years, humans will be able to upload their entire minds to computers and become digitally immortal – an event called singularity – according to a futurist from Google. Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, also claims that the biological parts of our body will be replaced with mechanical parts and this could happen as early ... Read More »

Skynet rising: Google acquires 512-qubit quantum computer; NSA surveillance to be turned over to AI machines

Skynet terminator

Most people don’t know about the existence of quantum computers. Almost no one understands how they work, but theories include bizarre-sounding explanations like, “they reach into alternate universes to derive the correct answers to highly complex computational problems.” Quantum computers are not made of simple transistors and logic gates like the CPU on your PC. They don’t even function in ... Read More »