Google Promises Its A.I. Will Not Be Used for Weapons by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and CADE METZ


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and CADE METZ

Facing an employee rebellion over work with the Pentagon, the internet giant said its “principles” for A.I. technology would also limit some surveillance work.

Published: June 6, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Google Is Said to Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset Employees by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Diane Greene, the head of Google’s Cloud business, is said to have told employees that it was backing away from the A.I. work with the military.

Published: May 31, 2018 at 02:00PM

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How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google by SCOTT SHANE, CADE METZ and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By SCOTT SHANE, CADE METZ and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

A $9 million deal for the use of artificial intelligence technology has fractured the internet giant’s work force and risks driving away top engineering talent.

Published: May 29, 2018 at 02:00PM

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A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Tax forms filed by OpenAI provide insight into the enormous salaries and bonuses paid to artificial intelligence specialists across the world.

Published: April 18, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Google Workers Urge C.E.O. to Pull Out of Pentagon A.I. Project by SCOTT SHANE and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By SCOTT SHANE and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Thousands of employees have signed a letter protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting.

Published: April 3, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I. by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Older tech companies have long had ties with military and intelligence. But employees at internet outfits like Google are wary of too much cooperation.

Published: March 14, 2018 at 02:00PM

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