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'Control, consent, compensation': Voice actors express concern over AI in video games

'Control, consent, compensation': Voice actors express concern over AI in video games

A recent dispute over the use of a voice similar to Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson by the maker of ChatGPT is another example of the complexities of generative artificial intelligence and the ethical debate around the technology.
Nvidia's profit soars, underscoring its dominance in chips for artificial intelligence

Nvidia's profit soars, underscoring its dominance in chips for artificial intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nvidia on Wednesday overshot Wall Street estimates as its profit skyrocketed, bolstered by the chipmaking dominance that has made the company an icon of the artificial intelligence boom.
Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

WHITEHORSE — Canada and the United States are suspending all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon for seven years in an attempt to protect the dwindling species.
Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

VANCOUVER — Francis Silva watches the blood flow through a straw-like tube in his left arm to a dialysis machine where it's cleaned of toxins and returned to his body through a second tube.
Meta brand enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Meta brand enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of Meta brand enoki mushrooms due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says the recall was triggered by its testing and it is conducting a food safety investigation.
WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines plans to launch a new cheaper fare category that would be available to travellers willing to fly without a carry-on bag.
U.S. existing home sales drop 1.9% in April, pushed lower by high rates and high prices

U.S. existing home sales drop 1.9% in April, pushed lower by high rates and high prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — High mortgage rates and rising prices continued to put a damper on the spring homebuying season last month. Existing home sales fell 1.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.14 million in April from a revised 4.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas on Wednesday filed a $500 million federal lawsuit against nearly 100 state police officers who were part of the botched law enforcement response
WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

WestJet turning to used plane market to offset Boeing delivery delays: CEO

CALGARY — WestJet has its eye on a number of used aircraft it hopes to add to its fleet to offset delays on pending aircraft deliveries from Boeing, the CEO of the Calgary-based carrier said.
Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

NASHVILLE, Tenn.