5 ways AI will influence our lives in 2019

AI may have been the main buzzword of 2018, but it’s this year that will really see the implementation of the technology into many aspects of our daily lives. How will the machines be doing the ‘thinking’ for us in 2019? Let’s take a look at the top emerging AI trends.

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‘Red Dead Redemption 2,’ ‘God of War,’ ‘Spider-Man’ lead GDC Awards nominees

The nominees for the 2019 Game Developers Choice Awards have been revealed, with Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, and Spider-Man leading the way. The winners will be announced during this year’s Game Developers Conference on March 20.

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Seven ways technology will change in 2019

App stores, Facebook, smartphone photography, even USB cables – they are all facing disruption this year

At the beginning of 2019, as at the start of 2018, Margrethe Vestager remains the most powerful woman in tech. The EU competition commissioner has the world’s biggest companies walking on tiptoe, afraid of her habit of enforcing competition law where the US authorities have refused to do so.

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‘Tracking every place you go’: Weather Channel app accused of selling user data

Most popular mobile weather app misled users who shared location information, say Los Angeles prosecutors in lawsuit

People relied on the most popular mobile weather app to track forecasts that determined whether they chose jeans over shorts and packed a parka or umbrella, but its owners used it to track their every step and profit off that information, Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday.

The operator of the Weather Channel mobile app misled users who agreed to share their location information in exchange for personalized forecasts and alerts, and they instead unwittingly surrendered personal privacy when the company sold their data to third parties, the city attorney, Michael Feuer, said.

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