ethics News

PLRB Speakers Praise Appraisals, Remind Adjusters About Ethics

PHOENIX — Claims adjusters may groan at any mention of “going to appraisal.” But insurance defense attorney Andrew P. Rock sees the process as an opportunity. He says appraisals are another form of alternative dispute resolution. “If I look at …

Money, Mimicry and Mind Control: Big Tech Slams Ethics Brakes on AI

SAN FRANCISCO — In September last year, Google’s cloud unit looked into using artificial intelligence to help a financial firm decide whom to lend money to. It turned down the client’s idea after weeks of internal discussions, deeming the project …

Viewpoint: How to Build a Morally Ethical Self-Driving Car

Not too long ago, tech enthusiasts were telling us that by 2020, we’d see self-driving cars hit the mainstream, with some 10 million on the roads. That turned out to be a wild overestimation. The actual number of vehicles in …

Novartis Drug Data Allegations Revive Questions Over Ethics

Concern over Novartis AG’s corporate culture returned to the spotlight after U.S. regulators said the Swiss drugmaker delayed disclosing manipulation of animal testing data for the world’s most expensive drug. The company became aware of a data problem on March …