Drone wars: Turkey ups homegrown options

Drone wars: Turkey ups homegrown options By: Burak Ege Bekdil ANKARA, Turkey — The growing asymmetrical threats on both sides of Turkey’s border with Syria and Iraq have compelled the country’s military, procurement and industry officials to step up efforts to boost new drone programs, even as allies continue to hold back on support. Perhaps one […]

Google’s Schmidt: US losing edge in AI to China

Google’s Schmidt: US losing edge in AI to China By: Aaron Mehta WASHINGTON — Unless the U.S. launches a national initiative on artificial intelligence and considers immigration changes, China is likely to eclipse America as the dominant force in AI, Google’s top executive warned Wednesday. Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google parent company Alphabet and the chairman […]