Can computers and AI systems really be inventors?

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A law professor thinks it should be possible.
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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg abandoned plans on Friday to create a new class of company stock with no voting power, which was meant to be a way for Zuckerberg to
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to del
Mr. Zuckerberg’s modus operandi as a leader is to fix things long after they have broken, rather than to prevent problems in the first place.
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe has used Earth's gravity to slingshot itself into outer space. The spacecraft is now en route to the asteroid Bennu.
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The Facebook CEO credited the rise his company's stock price for helping him maintain voting control while still spending billions on philanthropy.            
Just ahead of the 60th anniversary of the first Earth launch of a satellite, an auction house will take bids on a replica of the shiny Soviet spacecraft.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop comScore Inc from using its technology to launch a competing service for measuring television audiences.
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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has dropped its plan to issue Class C stock, according to an attorney who sued the company on behalf of a Facebook shareholder because the plan would have all
The Graham-Cassidy bill will be voted on next week.
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Another configuration oversight has allowed highly-sensitive data that was stored in the cloud to leak.
Another configuration oversight has allowed highly-sensitive data that was stored in the cloud to leak.
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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's trial over a shareholder lawsuit opposing the company's stock reclassification has been canceled, according to a clerk in Delaware's Court of Chancery.
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Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause illnesses ranging from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions such as flesh-eating disease, also known as necrotizing fasciitis. Life-thre
SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, a
Opioid overdoses proliferate, like a disease. A new app lets health and law-enforcement officials anticipate their spread.
The rustic farmhouse look is so in right now, and you can get the look with everyday gadgets like a Crock-Pot, digital frame wall clock, electric kettle, and more.          
Sixty percent of adolescents received the vaccine in 2016. A decade ago, less than 30 percent did.
A team of researchers are planning to send robotic spacecraft into outer space, land near asteroids hurtling through the abyss and mine them for wate
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday a decision by Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia to cut about 600 jobs in France did not comply with commitments the firm made when
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Transport for London says it won’t renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital.             
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