Best Tech Stories around the web #107

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On the program this week: Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft form partnership about Artificial Intelligence, Snapchat unveils new smart sunglasses and the world's largest radio telescope starts operating in China. Have a good reading!

Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft form nonprofit Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society by venturebeat.com

Today a new nonprofit organization called the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society announced its establishment. Participants include Amazon, Google (and Google’s DeepMind), Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft. Read more

Meet the man behind Spectacles, Snapchat’s new smart sunglasses by recode.net

Snapchat finally pulled back the curtain on its new camera sunglasses last Friday night, its first hardware project, in the works since at least early 2015. Read more

China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, With New Telescope by nytimes.com

When hundreds of engineers and builders began clambering up a jagged hill in southwestern China to assemble a giant telescope in a deep, bowl-shaped basin, poor villagers sometimes crept over the sheer slopes to glimpse the country’s latest technological wonder. Read more