Schools turn to artificial intelligence to spot guns as companies press for state funds

Schools turn to artificial intelligence to spot guns as companies press for state funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas could soon offer up to $5 million in grants for schools to outfit surveillance cameras with artificial intelligence systems that can spot people carrying guns. But the governor needs to approve the expenditures and the schools must meet some very specific criteria. The AI software must be patented, “designated as …

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Schools turn to artificial intelligence to spot guns as companies press lawmakers for state funds

Schools turn to artificial intelligence to spot guns as companies press lawmakers for state funds

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas could soon offer up to $5 million in grants for schools to outfit surveillance cameras with artificial intelligence systems that can spot people carrying guns. But the governor needs to approve the expenditures and the schools must meet some very specific criteria. The AI software must be patented, “designated as qualified …

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Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they’ve had in …

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Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they’ve had in expanding …

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Net neutrality restored as FCC votes to regulate internet providers

Net neutrality restored as FCC votes to regulate internet providers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday voted to restore “net neutrality” rules that prevent broadband internet providers such as Comcast and Verizon from favoring some sites and apps over others. The move effectively reinstates a net neutrality order the commission first issued in 2015 during the Obama administration. In 2017, under …

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Consumers would be notified of AI-generated content under Pennsylvania bill

Consumers would be notified of AI-generated content under Pennsylvania bill

Pennsylvania state representatives have approved a bill requiring that consumers be notified when artificial intelligence is used to generate content By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press April 10, 2024, 5:09 PM ET • 3 min read HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania consumers would be notified when content has been generated by artificial intelligence, and defendants couldn’t argue …

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