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General Electric to shed 12,000 jobs

General Electric to shed 12,000 jobs

7 December 2017 Image copyright Getty Images General Electric is to cut 12,000 jobs in its power business, 18% of the division’s global workforce. The US industrial group expects the “painful but necessary” job losses to help save $ 1bn next year as...
US Winter Olympics trip an 'open question'

US Winter Olympics trip an 'open question'

US Winter Olympics trip an ‘open question’ 7 December 2017 Related Topics North Korea missile tests Image copyright Getty Image caption The Winter Olympics are set for 9-25 February 2018 It is an “open question” whether or not US athletes will...
San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots

San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots

San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots 7 December 2017 Image copyright Marble Image caption The Marble robot is being tested in San Francisco but currently has a member of staff walking behind it San Francisco officials have voted to restrict where delivery...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Student writes catcalls on NY pavements

Student writes catcalls on NY pavements

Student Sophie Sandberg has been going around New York writing out unwanted catcalls on pavements. The 21-year-old says she’s trying to raise awareness about sexual harassment in the city. Women send her the unwanted comments said to them and then Sophie goes to...
California fire: Ventura blaze reaches Pacific Ocean

California fire: Ventura blaze reaches Pacific Ocean

California fire: Ventura blaze reaches Pacific Ocean 6 December 2017 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn California, entire neighbourhoods are fleeing ahead of the blaze Firefighters tackling a fast-moving wildfire in southern California have...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
Teaching machines to teach themselves

Teaching machines to teach themselves

How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills? baza178/Shutterstock.com Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life...
US family dies in County Wexford road crash

US family dies in County Wexford road crash

US family dies in County Wexford road crash 5 December 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright RTÉ Image caption The crash happened on the N25 near New Ross, County Wexford Four members of a US family have been killed in a road crash in the Republic of Ireland....
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