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Think Tank Examines Private Sector AI Research Priorities

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The public policy think tank Center for Security and Emerging Technology has found some differences and overlaps in the research agenda at six U.S. technology companies that pursue artificial intelligence and machine learning programs. CSET's "Mapping Research Agendas in U.S. Corporate AI Laboratories" report offers a look at AI/ML research topic areas prioritized by IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook.

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Report: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Eyes Approval of Amazon Broadband Satellite Plan

Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has proposed conditional approval for Amazon's plan to launch more than 3K broadband satellites in non-geostationary orbit, GeekWire reported Friday. "Satellite constellations like this aim to provide high-speed broadband service to consumers in the U.S. and around the world," Pai said in a tweet.

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Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine for New ULA Rocket

Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine for New ULA Rocket - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has shipped a development engine technology to a Decatur, Ala., facility where United Launch Alliance is building the Vulcan Centaur rocket, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. ULA intends to use a pair of BE-4 engines to power the rocket that the Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture will test-fly in early 2021.

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