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Zut alors! France spanks Google over ‘misleading’ hotel ranking algorithm

France’s competition watchdog has slapped Google with a €1.1 million ($1.3 million) fine over “misleading” hotel rankings generated by the tech giant’s algorithms. The Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Repression of Fraud (DGCCRF) began to probe Google’s classifications after hoteliers complained about their ratings. The investigation revealed that Google had replaced the rankings used by France’s tourism agency (Atout France) with the company’s own grading system. The DGCCRF found that the algorithmic classification had been applied to more than 7,500 establishments found in Google search results. [Read: How Polestar is using blockchain to increase transparency] The regulator said Google’s use of a five-star rating scale… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google

Google’s restructuring of its AI teams sparks further criticism

Google has restructured its responsible AI teams in the wake of Timnit Gebru’s firing, sparking further anger from the researcher and her supporters. The ethical AI teams will now be overseen by Marian Croak, a Black Google executive who’s credited with inventing the Voice over Internet Protocol. Google announced her appointment in a blogpost: Now, she’s taking on a new project: making sure Google develops artificial intelligence responsibly and that it has a positive impact. To do this, Marian has created and will lead a new center of expertise on responsible AI within Google Research. Sources told Bloomberg that Croak… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google

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