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This week, we talked about an AI-powered Babelfish, Apple cars, and we interviewed Mogees Founder Bruno Zamborlin.

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Mogees wants to bring about a one-tap revolution
London-based startup Mogees combines machine learning with music, transforming physical objects into musical instruments. Now, after raising £1,045,000 in Seed, it wants to create a microchip and take on the IoT sector. Founder Bruno Zamborlin explains what we can expect.
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Apple is really working on self-driving cars
Apple CEO Tim Cook has detailed the company’s plans to enter the self-driving car sector. In an interview with Bloomberg, Cook said that Apple is looking to build AI-powered “autonomous systems” for driving vehicles, having shed early projects to manufacture the whole car. 
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Somebody invented an AI-powered instant-translator earpiece
An Australian start-up has unveiled an Artificial Intelligence-powered earphone able to instantly translate conversations in eight languages. Sydney-based Lingmo International announced that the earpiece—called Translate One2One and using IBM Watson technology—would be available for purchase in July, for $179 (£140).
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Facebook is using AI to uproot terrorist content
Facebook revealed its approach to terrorist-related content, as the social network faces criticism over its handling of extremism on its platform.
In a blog post, the company explained its formula to tackle terror-related material, using a blend of human supervision and AI.

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AI FOR GOOD INTERVIEWS: STUART RUSSELL, Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Berkeley's Professor Stuart Russell was at the AI for Good summit in Geneva. In this interview, he lays out the challenges and risks of endowing Artificial Intelligence with human values. 
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Here's the latest from around the web!
Amazon Eyes Slack (via Reuters)

Taking on Algorithmic Bias (via MIT Technology Review)

Uber’s Travis Kalanick Takes Indefinite Leave of Absence (via The Guardian)

Goodbye Waymo Firefly (via The Verge)
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