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Flake questions Amazon about privacy on voice devices

Posted by   /  June 16, 2018  /  Intellectual Property, Science  /  No Comments

By KTAR “Alexa, are you being careful with my voice data?” That’s what U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake wants to know. Flake, an Arizona Republican, and Democratic colleague Chris Coons of Delaware sent a letter to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos this week looking for answers about the privacy features of the company’s Echo devices and Alexa […]

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Congratulations to Rose Law Group client Airobotics! The ‘Wall Street Journal’ names them a ‘Tech Company’ to watch in 2018

Posted by   /  June 13, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

The Wall Street Journal spotlights 25 emerging leaders in hot corners of the tech industry   (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Airobotics Ltd.)   The Journal set out to identify companies that show signs of becoming emerging leaders. A data analysis assessed their founders’ experience, investor track record, amount of investments raised, growth of workforce […]

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Artificial Intelligence researchers are halting work on human-like machines; work will proceed on smarter machines, says Rose Law Group attorney Logan Elia

Posted by   /  June 4, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

By Steve LeVine | Axios Artificial intelligence researchers, who have seen little recent progress toward the creation of a machine that thinks like a human, have largely halted such work in favor of applying what’s been discovered so far, says a leading AI expert. What’s going on: Andrew Moore, dean of computer science at Carnegie-Mellon […]

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A case of listening in: Echo home speaker mistakenly recorded and sent out a private conversation; Really want a microphone in your home, asks Logan Elia, litigator with practice in privacy law

Posted by   /  May 25, 2018  /  Science  /  1 Comment

Amazon.com Inc. has acknowledged one of its Echo home speakers mistakenly recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person in the owners’ contact list, The Wall Street Journal reports. The incident raises questions about the security of such voice-operated devices. Amazon on Thursday said the Echo device misunderstood pieces of a conversation as commands, […]

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Delivery robots could roam Arizona sidewalks under proposed law; Arizona accepts ‘transformative technology,’ says Troy Roberts, Rose Law Group attorney, chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Emerging Technologies

Posted by   /  May 16, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic (Editor’s Note: Since this story was published, the Legislature approved the robot bill.) Small robots could deliver groceries, take-out meals and other small items under regulations being considered by the Arizona Legislature. The robots could travel on sidewalks and crosswalks like pedestrians. They would have to weigh less than […]

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‘Wakeup Call’: East Valley losing thousands in recycling revenue

Posted by   /  May 14, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Science  /  No Comments

By Rick Barrs | East Valley Tribune Described as a “wakeup call” to the United States, the Republic of China’s decision to cease serving as a garbage dump for the world has crippled East Valley municipal recycling businesses, costing municipalities hundreds of thousands of dollars. The impact is dramatic: Last year, Chandler earned over a […]

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Can the human body fight aging by becoming robotic?

Posted by   /  May 6, 2018  /  Featured News, Health Care, Science, Sports  /  No Comments

By Robin McKie | The Guardian The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book To Be a Machine, which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. “It is their belief that we can and should eradicate ageing as a cause of death; that we can and should use […]

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Scientists test device that can extract water from dry Arizona air

Posted by   /  May 2, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Science  /  No Comments

By Meagan Boudreau | Cronkite News The desert is the last place most people search for water, but a team of scientists has tested a device in Arizona that extracts water from the desert air. Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley, have created a solar-powered device that can […]

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What’s so darn funny, Alexa ?

Posted by   /  March 8, 2018  /  Off-Beat News, Science  /  No Comments

Users report random burst of ‘creepy’ laughter By Julia Carrie Wong | The Guardian The robot wars are coming, and Alexa will have the last laugh. Amazon acknowledged on Wednesday that some of its Alexa-enabled devices have developed a new skill: creeping out their owners with unexpected and unwarranted bursts of robotic laughter. “We’re aware […]

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It’s raining cats and dogs . . . well, not so much cats

Posted by   /  February 28, 2018  /  Off-Beat News, Science  /  No Comments

By James Gorman | The New York Times Recently someone (my boss, actually) mentioned to me that I wrote more articles about dogs than I did about cats and asked why. My first thought, naturally, was that it had nothing to do with the fact that I have owned numerous dogs and no cats, but […]

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