Robot kids these days: Microsoft says it remains committed to developing robotic chat software, even after hackers hijacked its chat bot, Tay, which is designed to mimic the personality of a teenager, and taught the bot to spew racist, sexist and pornographic remarks.
Like any parent looking to correct a teen’s behavior, Microsoft says it will reprogram Tay; as punishment it’s taken away its iPhone.
Double cheese burger, hold the bacteria: Chipotle Mexican Grill, as it attempts to distance itself from its recent E.coli outbreaks, says it may launch a burger chain, adding it has “noted before that the Chipotle model could be applied to a wide variety of foods.”
Just a suggestion: Before you apply the “Chipotle model” to any food, could you wash your hands first?
Geek squad: The FBI, after having been shown how to crack open a password-protected iPhone in a terrorism case without Apple’s help, now is being asked by other law enforcement agencies to unlock other iPhones and iPads.
Hey, FBI, when you’re done with those, I’ve forgotten my password on my Netflix account.