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Google reported to stop working on Maven, its government-licensed AI tech

The contract with the Pentagon could have cost as much as $ 250 million.

Over the last few months, Google’s faced nonstop backlash for partnering with the United States Pentagon to work on an AI system that can swiftly identify people and points of interest from drone footage. The system is called Maven, and a new report’s surfaced suggesting that Google’s decided to cease its involvement with it.

According to emails received by Gizmodo —

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Some Google employees are resigning due to involvement with Project Maven

Around a dozen people have left so far.

In early March, it was announced that Google was working with the U.S. Defense Department on something called Project Maven – a system that uses artificial intelligence to review drone footage and quickly identify certain people, objects, etc. Following Google’s continued involvement with this, employees are now resigning from the company.

According to Gizmodo, around 12 people have left Google and shared their reasoning for doing so in an  [Read More…]

AT&T GoPhone offers free ZTE Maven, discounts on other phones for the holidays

For a limited time, AT&T GoPhone is offering a number of deals on select smartphones. Available at activation, customers can get a ZTE Maven for free with the purchase of $ 45 of airtime. Additionally, a number of other GoPhone smartphones are available at up to $ 40 off their normal prices. The GoPhone discount list includes:

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ZTE launches the Maven on AT&T, Sonata 2 on Cricket Wireless

ZTE is has launched two new smartphones in the US today, the ZTE Maven and ZTE Sonata 2. The former is on AT&T, while the Sonata 2 is heading to Cricket Wireless. Both smartphones are affordable handsets, offering yet more choice for those looking for a sweet deal on a brand new mobile device.

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AT&T calls upon entry-level ZTE Maven for prepaid lineup

AT&T today added another low-cost Android handset to its GoPhone prepaid offerings in the form of the ZTE Maven. In short, it’s a $ 60 Android 5.1 Lollipop experience that delivers enough power to satiate a first time smartphone buyer.

The Maven features specs that closely resemble found in the latest Cricket device, the ZTE Sonata 2. Here, though, you’ll find a 4.5-inch display and a newer version of Android.

In terms of hardware, the AT&T phone packs a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB  [Read More…]