If societies really want to tackle inequality, they'll need to do more than just improve access to new technologies.
How economic actors, communities and developing countries fare in the digital economy will depend in large part on how much control they have over the data they produce.
Part of our fear around AI comes from its misleading moniker. It's a momentous innovation, sure. But it isn't really intelligent at all.
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The era of driverless cars is dawning. But are we really ready to just let our vehicles take over?
Novelist Isaac Asimov imagined 30 years ago that if everyone had a device connected to a broad information network, traditional schooling would be redundant. Most of us now have such a device.
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With facial recognition cameras and Big Data, the Chinese leadership is pushing its penchant for surveillance to new heights.
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Computers that can perfectly mimic the human voice? Hyper sensitive surveillance cameras? Advances like these are already a reality, and need to be regulated now.
The digital revolution is shifting how societies are structured, and may lead to greater public oversight of government. But it could also have the opposite effect.
GENEVA — One day last October, during the morning talk show on Swiss state broadcaster RTS, still groggy viewers were brutally awakened by a sentence dropped live on-air: "School......
"Cow Fitbits" and artificial intelligence are coming to the dairy farm, but some farmers aren't impressed.
Technology is transforming how goods and services are sold, and may soon kick millions of workers out of a job. But certain professions can't be replaced by bots.
A Chinese state security official has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States, a case both countries have kept quiet for several months as they strive to prevent a fresh crisis in relations.