31 Oct 2018 at 11:30 BST
Germany plans to have a final strategy, and funding plans, by the end of November to present to the public at the Digital Summit 2018 on 3-4 December. The government is currently undergoing a conduct a consultation process with experts, associations, organisations and institutions.
23 Jan 2019 at 10:31 BST
Statements from the Holy See and United Nations are joined over 30 states raising the need for legal action in the last year.
28 Jan 2019 at 11:06 BST
Academics at Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges ask and share the legal questions.
19 Apr 2019 at 12:47 BST
Graduate students in the United Kingdom are to learn to develop “ethical” artificial intelligence with the help of the Church of England as part of a range of higher degrees in the technology supported by more than £200 million of public and industry funding.
07 May 2019 at 14:58 BST
In a new feature looking at the robotics landscape of the major jurisdictions in the field, RLJ takes a look at Switzerland. From drones and “killer robots” to ethics and robotic bankers, the Swiss are establishing a significant reputation for tackling the field in all its dimensions.
08 May 2019 at 12:55 BST
At a recent Bloomberg Crypto Summit held in London, panel speakers agreed the immediate outlook for cryptocurrency is a little shaky, though they are confident the industry is simply experiencing a temporary setback. Meanwhile, there is a global regulatory debate about whether we should be talking about crypto as currency or assets, raising a significant point about the legal quality of these instruments.
14 May 2019 at 12:57 BST
The future of robot development could begin to move in a new direction after AI experts met with researchers at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to discuss the industry.
23 May 2019 at 13:09 BST
Singapore sees itself as a pioneer and is certainly seeking to prove bigger is not always better. Today Singapore is a densely packed regional financial hub with a population of some 5.7 million.
10 Jul 2019 at 13:39 BST
In the second part of this article, the author draws conclusions on originality and explores authorship and infringement.
26 Jul 2019 at 13:11 BST
Estonia is an enigmatic centre for pioneering robotics. As a country, it connects the dots between Scandinavia, Central Europe and what lies to the east. Estonia’s capital Tallinn is the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe. About 50% of the country is forest. The country may only have a population of 1.3 million, but Estonia’s digital landscape is exciting great interest globally.
06 Aug 2019 at 12:18 BST
In a somewhat surprising move, France has banned data analytics related to rulings by Judges, and there are calls for this to be extended to all lawyers.
14 Aug 2019 at 10:39 BST
Is it significant that America is the first country to have the first human killed by a robot? That incident, fear of job losses, the proliferation of robotic applications is raising a raft of questions on law and policy in the United States.
15 Aug 2019 at 10:54 BST
British people are the least supportive nation in their attitude towards driverless cars, or indeed any form of autonomous vehicle (AV), according to a study across six territories (United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong).
20 Aug 2019 at 12:16 BST
Over a third of people “would prefer fast response from chatbot about finances”.
21 Aug 2019 at 12:28 BST
The latest $2,900 Sony Aibo dog comes equipped with facial recognition cameras and constantly listening microphones, raising concerns about collection of personal data.
22 Aug 2019 at 12:10 BST
Insurance risk and commercial law firm, Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) its flagship tool, Foresight, a new AI system developed in conjunction with the London School of Economics (LSE), which considers the strength of evidence on either side of a case to predict the fault in a claim.