Jun 01, 2018 - Diane Greene, the head of Google’s Cloud business, is said to have told employees that it was backing away from the A.I. work with the military.
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Jun 01, 2018 - Google's involvement with the Pentagon has divided staff, and 4,000 employees signed a petition demanding "a clear policy stating that neither Google nor its contractors will ever build warfare technology."
Jun 01, 2018 - Google will not seek to extend its contract next year with the Defense Department for artificial intelligence used to analyze drone video, squashing a controversial alliance that had raised alarms over the technological buildup between Silicon Valley and the military. The tech giant will stop working on its piece of the military’s AI endeavor known as Project Maven when its 18-month […]
Jun 01, 2018 - After facing a backlash from a group of its employees, Google reportedly has decided not to renew a controversial artificial intelligence contract with the U.S. Defense Department.
In a meeting with Google employees Friday, company executive Diane Greene said the company would stop working on Project Maven when the contract expires next year, according to a report in Gizmodo. That project is intended to let the Pentagon use AI to help improve the target accuracy of drone strikes.
Jun 01, 2018 - A Google executive told employees that the company won't renew its contract with Project Maven, bowing to concerns of more than 4,000 employees who've protested the deal.
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Jun 01, 2018 - Executives at Mountain View-based Google worried about the backlash the company would face once the public learned it had won a controversial AI contract with the military, but decided to go ahead with it, believing the contract would eventually grow to $250 million per year, according to internal emails obtained by The Intercept.
Describing it as a “5-month long race among AI heavyweights,” Google executive Aileen Black wrote: “Total deal $25-$30M, $15M to Google over the next 18 months.…