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Remove terror content or be fined millions, EU tells social media firms

Non-compliance penalty could be up to 4% of global revenue, says European commission

Killer robots will only exist if we are stupid enough to let them

As long as humans are sensible when they create the operating programs, robots will bring enormous benefits to humanity, says expert

Teens are abandoning Facebook in dramatic numbers, study finds

Numbers using Facebook have dropped significantly since 2015, with YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat more popular

Turnbull would ‘love to see’ Facebook’s Zuckerberg face Australian MPs

Intelligence committee wants to know what data was shared with Chinese firms and why

Facebook advertises for ‘fake news’ fact checkers

Firm changes initial ad for ‘news credibility specialists’ to ‘news publisher specialists’

Fitness apps found to make almost no difference to users’ health

Researchers studied a range of apps and found only one was effective, while others failed to spark improvements or made the problem worse

Gmail Smart Compose: Google will now autocomplete whole emails

Google is trying to free people from the burden of email using AI to type out the whole thing for you taking smart replies to their logical conclusion

Apple, Microsoft and Uber test drones approved but Amazon left out in cold

Ten pilot projects given greenlight for uses ranging from mapping and aircraft inspection to mosquito tracking and food delivery

Google’s ‘deceitful’ AI assistant to identify itself as a robot during calls

Google Duplex, which simulates human speech with lifelike inflections, criticised as unethical

Facebook hit with class action lawsuit over collection of texts and call logs

Plaintiffs claim social network’s ‘scraping’ of information including call recipients and duration violates privacy and competition law

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