South China Sea dispute: Beijing attacks ‘irresponsible’ US comments

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A photograph from 2015 shows Chinese vessels around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands China has branded as “irresponsible” US comments that it is intimidating its neighbours with its military deployment in the South China Sea. A top Chinese general said China had the right to deploy troops and […]

Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

Image copyright Steve Jennings Image caption Top Google executive Diane Greene told staff on Friday there would be no renewal of the contract (file pic) Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number […]

South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China ‘intimidating neighbours’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Beijing has been turning islands into military bases China is deploying missiles in the disputed South China Sea to intimidate and coerce its neighbours, US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said. Speaking in Singapore, General Mattis said Beijing’s actions called into question its broader goals. A Chinese military official dismissed […]

South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China ‘intimidating neighbours’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Beijing has been turning islands into military bases China is deploying missiles in the disputed South China Sea to intimidate and coerce its neighbours, US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said. Speaking in Singapore, General Mattis said Beijing’s actions called into question its broader goals. A Chinese military official dismissed […]

South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China ‘intimidating neighbours’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Beijing has been turning islands into military bases China is deploying missiles in the disputed South China Sea to intimidate and coerce its neighbours, US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said. Speaking in Singapore, General Mattis said Beijing’s actions called into question its broader goals. A Chinese military official dismissed […]

Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

Image copyright Steve Jennings Image caption Top Google executive Diane Greene told staff on Friday there would be no renewal of the contract (file pic) Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number […]

Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

Image copyright Steve Jennings Image caption Top Google executive Diane Greene told staff on Friday there would be no renewal of the contract (file pic) Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number […]

Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

Image copyright Steve Jennings Image caption Top Google executive Diane Greene told staff on Friday there would be no renewal of the contract (file pic) Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number […]

US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

Media captionDonald Trump: ‘It’s a get-to-know-you situation’ Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says, a week after it was scrapped. Mr Trump made the announcement after talks with a senior North Korean envoy at the White House. The envoy, General Kim Yong-chol, hand-delivered a […]

US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

Media captionDonald Trump: ‘It’s a get-to-know-you situation’ Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says, a week after it was scrapped. Mr Trump made the announcement after talks with a senior North Korean envoy at the White House. The envoy, General Kim Yong-chol, hand-delivered a […]