“I’m Google’s automated booking service.” Why Duplex is now introducing itself as a robot assistant.

Silicon Valley’s quest for artificial intelligence has led it to build self-driving cars, drones, and robots that can do backflips. But often that journey has come down to something much more prosaic, such as booking a reservation at your local … Read more…

Google’s Trust Crises Should Get Everyone Thinking About the Future Powers of Big Tech—Cyber Saturday

Good evening, Cyber Saturday readers. This edition is arriving later than usual as my flight to New York from the West Coast lacked WiFi…alas. Without further ado, here’s today’s dispatch, sent from terminal four at John F. Kennedy airport. *** … Read more…

Alphabet’s Ruth Porat opens up about her bouts with cancer and Google’s work in early detection

Porat, who was twice diagnosed with breast cancer, wrote about Google's work in helping patients get diagnosed earlier and improving the quality of care. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

LeBron James’s China Remarks, Gina Rodriguez’s N-Word Backlash & Google’s Pixel 4 | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest … Read more…

Cyber Saturday—China’s Chip Hack, Amazon and Apple’s Denials, Google’s Trust Reversal

Bloomberg Businessweek published a nuclear warhead-tipped report on Thursday alleging that Chinese military operatives have engaged in an unprecedented espionage campaign: Planting minuscule spy-chips on server motherboards that wound up inside “almost 30” companies, ranging from Apple to Amazon. While … Read more…