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JEDI: Google withdraws from Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud competition

Google has dropped out of a competition to secure a Pentagon contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI), saying that the project...

Cue weaponised A.I. as autonomous UK tech shines on battlefield

Updated 27 September Weaponised AI took a step closer to reality this week as an autonomous British system able to scour city streets for enemy...

MoD, emergency services test robots, drones to fight chemical attacks

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, identify battlefield and disaster casualties, and provide 3D mapping services, has...

US military to spend $2 billion on developing artificial intelligence

Concerns about the weaponisation of artificial intelligence (AI) have increased with the news that the Pentagon is ploughing $2 billion into the technology over...

British Army testing autonomous vehicles to supply frontline troops

Drones and other unmanned systems are to be tested on Salisbury Plain by the British military, to tackle the costly and often dangerous task...

Airbus Zephyr: Solar-powered ‘pseudo-satellite’ takes flight

Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled a solar-powered solution for stratospheric satellite-like services. The Zephyr High Altitude Psuedo-Satellite (HAPS) was shown off for the first time...

160 AI companies sign pledge against lethal autonomous weapons

Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or...

British Army exploring autonomous warfare, new breed of soldier

The British Army is set to "push the limits of innovative warfare", following a new approach outlined by its chief of general staff, General...

Underwater robotics company agrees swarm-bot deal with US Navy

NEWSBYTE Sydney-based underwater robotics company, Aquabotix, has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States' Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). The deal...

Google announces new ethical AI strategy

Google has unveiled a set of principles for ethical AI development and deployment, and announced that it will not allow its AI software to...

US soldiers to get miniature personal reconnaissance drones

Imaging company FLIR has been awarded a US Army contract for personal reconnaissance systems, worth $2.6 million. As part of the Soldier Borne Sensor Program,...

Google caves in to pressure, won’t renew Pentagon AI deal

Google has succumbed to pressure from its employees and announced that it will be exiting from the Project Maven contract with the US Department...
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