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Google backs out of US military contract - report

Monday 4 June 2018 | 10:09 CET | News
Google will not be renewing a contract to provide artificial intelligence for drone footage analysis to the US Defence Department following an employee and public backlash, according to unnamed sources cited by Gizmodo. Under the terms of the so-called Project Maven, Google was working with the military to analyse sensitive drone footage with artificial intelligence software. The contract was seen as a means to fast-track Google's security clearance to improve its military-related offerings and win larger Pentagon contracts, said the report, adding that Google is apparently competing for a

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