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Customer service technology firm Genesys is to create 100 new tech jobs as it seeks to scale up its research and development (R&D) centre in (...)

Google employees in Dublin take part in an organised walkout   in November 2018: some 20,000 employees in 50 cities across the globe were involved in the walkout. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

The big news in tech this week is the announcement that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as executives of parent compan(...)

Namita Pradhan, second from right, works alongside colleagues at iMerit’s technology center in Bhubaneswar, India. Tech executives rarely discuss the labour-intensive process that goes into the creation of artificial intelligence. Photograph: Rebecca Conway/New York Times

Namita Pradhan sat at a desk in downtown Bhubaneswar, India, about 40 miles from the Bay of Bengal, staring at a video recorded in a hospital on the o(...)

Sam Altman (left) who manages the company OpenAI, and Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, which is investing $1 billion in OpenAI.

Microsoft has pumped $1 billion (€892 million) into Silicon Valley’s most ambitious artificial intelligence research group in pursuit of the ultimate (...)

Jim Hackett (right), president and chief executive of Ford  and Herbert Diess, chief executive of  Volkswagen are set to develop a closer relationship. Photograph: Getty

The latest dalliance between Ford and Volkswagen can be viewed from several angles. The two auto giants are cosying up to each other, agreeing to pull(...)

Israel has developed a fully autonomous drone which it has sold to several governments.

Killer robots are in the news again: following fears over AI-powered autonomous tanks, the US Department of Defense has issued a statement reassuring (...)

Would robots that can think for themselves choose to be altruistic, compassionate and fair?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) appears to be suffering from an image crisis. Many of the most vocal commentators seem to believe it will ultimately caus(...)