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Superintelligent AI would be impossible to control, study claims

The prospect of superintelligent machines escaping human control and running amok has haunted humanity for decades, ever since Alan Turing famously argued mere machines could conceivably demonstrate human-like intelligence. Read More


Q1: Data centre M&A deals have already passed 2019 total

The value of data centre-related M&A deals that closed in the first quarter of 2020 has already exceeded the 2019 total, according to new market data. Synergy Data published the... Read More


UCL team designs Covid-19 tracking system that stores data away from the cloud

Scientists say they have developed a Bluetooth tracing system which is ready to be deployed into an app in the fight against coronavirus. A team at UCL (University College London)... Read More


Worldwide data centre spending surpasses $150bn

Global spend on data centre hardware and software totalled $152 billion last year, according to new research from IT market watchers Synergy Research. The figure, which represents a two percent... Read More


Scientists are aiming to apply the finishing touch to VR

Scientists in the US have developed a prototype device which aims to put this third sense within VR’s reach, using a flexible material fitted with tiny vibrating components that can... Read More


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