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Baidu has revealed pictures of a new fully electric, fully autonomous taxi in China. Apollo RT6 comes with a detachable steering wheel, which could allow for more space for things like extra seats, gaming consoles and vending machines. And it’ll be a cheaper car to make than the earlier model - costing £31,000 per unit.

We speak to the CEO and president of Amelia Chetan Dube who says AI can eventually achieve sentience. He also talks about the need for ethics when using artificial intelligence. GCHQ and the National Cyber Security Centre reckon there are ways to detect child sexual abuse material online within encrypted messages.Ofcom says Instagram, YouTube and TikTok are now most teenagers’ go-to sites for news.It’s not been plain sailing for Elon Musk’s Tesla ‘Cybertruck’, but he has revealed they will start being delivered to customers next summer. Elsewhere - Tesla is causing a stir in the crypto world as Bitcoin lost half a percent overnight...Mojang Studios said NFTs don’t align with Minecraft’s ‘values’ and will not be included in the game.Nasa’s James Webb Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid in May and suffered ‘significant uncorrectable' damage to one of its panels.And for the first time in 70 years, cheetahs are being reintroduced to India.
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Baidu has revealed pictures of a new fully electric, fully autonomous taxi in China. Apollo RT6 comes with a detachable steering wheel, which could allow for more space for things like extra seats, gaming consoles and vending machines. And it’ll be a cheaper car to make than the earlier model - costing £31,000 per unit.

We speak to the CEO and president of Amelia Chetan Dube who says AI can eventually achieve sentience. He also talks about the need for ethics when using artificial intelligence. GCHQ and the National Cyber Security Centre reckon there are ways to detect child sexual abuse material online within encrypted messages.Ofcom says Instagram, YouTube and TikTok are now most teenagers’ go-to sites for news.It’s not been plain sailing for Elon Musk’s Tesla ‘Cybertruck’, but he has revealed they will start being delivered to customers next summer. Elsewhere - Tesla is causing a stir in the crypto world as Bitcoin lost half a percent overnight...Mojang Studios said NFTs don’t align with Minecraft’s ‘values’ and will not be included in the game.Nasa’s James Webb Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid in May and suffered ‘significant uncorrectable' damage to one of its panels.And for the first time in 70 years, cheetahs are being reintroduced to India.
Follow us on Twitter for more news @EveningStandard

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