Tech leaders form educational nonprofit for AI

Demonstrating the increasing industry excitement around artificial intelligence, Amazon.com, Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are forming a nonprofit organization to increase understanding of AI technologies and formulate best practices.

Members of the Partnership on AI will conduct and publish research under an open source license in areas such as ethics, fairness, and inclusivity, according IBM, which announced the nonprofit on Wednesday. Other aspects to be researched include transparency, privacy, interoperability, trust, reliability, and interaction between people and AI systems.

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Ship shake: Hanjin woes may help float tech, data start-ups

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The global shipping industry, ravaged by collapsing revenues, defensive mergers and the failure of major player South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd , is slowly waking up to the redeeming potential of technology.

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