Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report

Facebook is taking action to halt the spread of hate speech and misinformation in Myanmar, banning Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Myawady military TV network and other people and groups. It said that international experts, working with the UN Hu...

AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has built a retro-styled EV

Russian weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov may be best known for making the AK-47 machine gun, but it's also got serious aspirations in the electric vehicle field, too. This week it unveiled a fleet of electric and hybrid cars, buggies and bikes in a m...

US bill forces tech companies to disclose foreign software checks

Technology companies could soon be forced to reveal if they have allowed agencies in countries such as China and Russia to closely examine their software. The legislation -- part of the Pentagon's spending bill -- was drafted in response to a Reuters...

DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisions

Companies like to flaunt their use of artificial intelligence to the point where it's virtually meaningless, but the truth is that AI as we know it is still quite dumb. While it can generate useful results, it can't explain why it produced those resu...