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    [NEWS] Factbox: Fans, U.S. politicians, others react to NBA’s China controversy – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Factbox: Fans, U.S. politicians, others react to NBA’s China controversy – Loganspace AI

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    (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) took heavy fire on Monday for saying a weekend tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, which supported Hong Kong protests for democracy, was “regrettable” and “inappropriate.” FILE PHOTO: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua…
    [NEWS] NASA awards $43.2M to Blue Origin, SpaceX and others for tech to take us to the Moon and Mars – Loganspace

    [NEWS] NASA awards $43.2M to Blue Origin, SpaceX and others for tech to take...

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    NASA has announced the total funding it will distribute to the 14 companies it’s chosen to work with on developing key, innovative technologies that will be instrumental in helping get the agency to the Moon through the Artemis program, and potentially to Mars and beyond later on. The U.S. space agency is awarding $43.2 million…
    [NEWS] Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires –...

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    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, as the country also fields offers from Chile, Ecuador and Israel. An aerial view of a burning tract of Amazon jungle as…
    [NEWS] U.S. border officials are increasingly denying entry to travelers over others’ social media – Loganspace

    [NEWS] U.S. border officials are increasingly denying entry to travelers over others’ social media...

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    Travelers are increasingly being denied entry to the United States as border officials hold them accountable for messages, images and video on their devices sent by other people. It’s a bizarre set of circumstances that has seen countless number of foreign nationals rejected from the U.S. after friends, family or even strangers send messages, images…
    [NEWS] How safe are robotaxis? BMW, Intel, Aptiv (and 8 others) just laid out a safety blueprint – Loganspace

    [NEWS] How safe are robotaxis? BMW, Intel, Aptiv (and 8 others) just laid out...

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    Self-driving vehicles are often trumpeted as the answer to the million of injuries and deaths that occur each year on the world’s roadways. Developers and proponents of the technology argue that an automated system that can see, hear, react and make better decisions than humans will reduce the number of crashes that occur every year.…
    [NEWS] Facebook will not remove deepfakes of Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and others from Instagram – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Facebook will not remove deepfakes of Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and others from...

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    Facebook will not remove the faked videos featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and President Donald Trump from Instagram, the company said in a statement. Earlier today, Vice News reported on the existence of videos created by the artists Bill Posters and Daniel Howe and video and audio manipulation companies including CannyAI, Respeecher and Reflect.  The work, featured in…
    [NEWS] Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second – Loganspace AI

    [NEWS] Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second –...

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden…

    [NEWS] Zero raises $20 million from NEA and others for a credit card that...

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    Just ahead of the launch of the Apple Card, a startup that has its own take on modernizing the credit card industry, Zero, is announcing the close of its $20 million Series A. The new round of funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and brings Zero’s total raised to date to $35 million,…

    [NEWS] Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill...

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    FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to a waiting Marine One helicopter as he departs for travel to Florida from the White House in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne(Reuters) - A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats…
    [Science] Monkeys seem to prefer each other’s company after a scary experience – AI

    [Science] Monkeys seem to prefer each other’s company after a scary experience – AI

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    Monkey Island is home to over a thousand rhesus macaquesAP/REX/Shutterstock By Clare WilsonAfter a frightening experience, some people like company – and that might go for monkeys too. When a hurricane devastated a small island, its resident rhesus macaques became more sociable, spending more time close to each other in the following months. The uninhabited…