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EU puts guardrails on US tech giants

As the engine of American capitalism, and a largely dysfunctional United States regulatory framework, have enabled the rise of technology behemoths that dictate the rules of our radically connected world, one force is successfully reining them in: the European Union. 

Artificial Intelligence nearing Singularity

Creativity is often cited as one of the central hallmarks of sentience. The ability to reach into the unknown and imagine or invent through the spark of inspiration has been a uniquely human quality. Now that artificial intelligence is creating art, what comes next? 

New chip transmits 1.84 petabits per second

Researchers in Denmark were able to build a prototype photonic computer chip that is able to transmit a record 1.84 petabits of data per second via fiber-optic cable, nearly twice of the entire world's Internet traffic, smashing all records. 

Warcraft redesigns UI, breaks add-ons

Next Tuesday, Blizzard Entertainment will release the first of two massive updates to its most popular online game, World of Warcraft, and completely reimagine the 17-year-old game's user interface. Will every player-made add-on break?