CNN's Anderson Cooper questions Facebook VP for Product Policy and Counterterrorism Monika Bickert on the company's decision to keep a manipulated video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi up on their platform, which makes it appear that Pelosi is slurring her words.
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Researchers have come up with a method for creating realistic-looking — but fake — videos of anyone by using just a single image of them with a trained artificial intelligence system. It's a potentially worrisome capability in the runup to the 2020 United States presidential election, as falsified videos of candidates are expected to spread.
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For years, tech companies pitched their products as tools for making the world a better place. Now, a growing number of tech veterans who were instrumental in building companies ranging from Google to Facebook and Twitter have admitted they didn't give enough thought into how their products could be used to do the opposite.
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US President Donald Trump has raised the possibility of easing restrictions on Huawei as part of a broader trade deal with Beijing, despite labeling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."
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SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit.
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