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South Korea to host second AI Safety Summit on May 21-22

South Korea to host second AI Safety Summit on May 21-22

South Korea will host the second global AI (artificial intelligence) safety summit on May 21-22, six months after Britain held the inaugural event at Bletchley Park. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 14, 2024  4:11 pm

Apple warns of mercenary spyware attack on users in India, 91 other countries

Apple warns of mercenary spyware attack on users in India, 91 other countries

Apple Inc has warned its users in India and ninety-one other countries that they were possible victims of a mercenary spyware attack, according to a threat notification email that was sent to targeted users. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 11, 2024  4:17 pm

Alibaba Cloud announces price cut on products powered by offshore data centers

Alibaba Cloud announces price cut on products powered by offshore data centers

Chinas Alibaba Cloud on Monday said it will cut prices for products that are powered by its offshore data centers by as much as 59% amid rising competition to attract artificial intelligence software developers. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 8, 2024  1:08 pm

Apple lays off more than 600 workers in California in its first major round of post-pandemic cuts

Apple lays off more than 600 workers in California in its first major round of post-pandemic cuts

Apple is laying off more than 600 workers in California, marking the companys first big wave of post-pandemic job cuts amid a broader wave of tech industry consolidation. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 5, 2024  4:57 pm

Google to delete incognito search data to end privacy suit

Google to delete incognito search data to end privacy suit

Google has agreed to delete a vast trove of search data to settle a suit that it tracked millions of US users who thought they were browsing the internet privately. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 3, 2024  2:33 pm

UK and US sign landmark agreement to test AI safety

UK and US sign landmark agreement to test AI safety

The UK and US have signed a landmark artificial intelligence (AI) agreement to collaborate on testing and mitigating the risks of AI models. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 2, 2024  4:14 pm

Microsoft to separate Teams and Office globally amid antitrust scrutiny

Microsoft to separate Teams and Office globally amid antitrust scrutiny

Microsoft will sell its chat and video app Teams separately from its Office product globally, the U.S. tech giant said on Monday, six months after it unbundled the two products in Europe in a bid to avert a possible EU antitrust fine. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 1, 2024  6:19 pm

US firm AT&T says data of 73 million customers leaked on dark web

US firm AT&T says data of 73 million customers leaked on dark web

Personal information belonging to millions of past and present AT&T customers has been leaked online, including Social Security numbers (SSNs), passcodes and contact details, the multinational company says. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 31, 2024  9:05 pm

Fallen Crypto King Sam Bankman-Fried gets 25 years for fraud

Fallen Crypto King Sam Bankman-Fried gets 25 years for fraud

Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of the failed crypto exchange FTX, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for defrauding customers and investors of his now-bankrupt firm. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 29, 2024  11:56 am

US offers $10 million bounty for info on Blackcat hackers who hit UnitedHealth

US offers $10 million bounty for info on Blackcat hackers who hit UnitedHealth

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday offered up to $10 million for information on the Blackcat ransomware gang who hit the UnitedHealth Groups tech unit and snarled insurance payments across America. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 28, 2024  2:53 pm

Nissan to launch 30 new models by 2027, boost global sales volumes

Nissan to launch 30 new models by 2027, boost global sales volumes

Nissan Motor said on Monday it would launch 30 new models over the next three years and aim to raise its global sales by 1 million vehicles while cutting costs to improve profitability. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2024  2:55 pm

Apple lawsuit: US accuses tech giant of monopolising smartphone market

Apple lawsuit: US accuses tech giant of monopolising smartphone market

The US has filed a landmark lawsuit against Apple, accusing the tech giant of monopolising the smartphone market and crushing competition. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 22, 2024  9:59 am

The UN will vote on its first resolution on artificial intelligence, aimed at ensuring its safety

The UN will vote on its first resolution on artificial intelligence, aimed at ensuring its safety

The General Assembly is set to vote Thursday on what would be the first United Nations resolution on artificial intelligence, aimed at ensuring the powerful new technology benefits all nations, respects human rights and is safe, secure and trustworthy. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 21, 2024  5:50 pm

US tech giant Nvidia unveils latest AI chip

US tech giant Nvidia unveils latest AI chip

Nvidia has unveiled its latest artificial intelligence (AI) chip which it says can do some tasks 30 times faster than its predecessor. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 19, 2024  4:21 pm

US Supreme Court eyes government contacts with social media platforms

US Supreme Court eyes government contacts with social media platforms

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday marches back into the battle over social media content moderation in a challenge on free speech grounds to how President Joe Bidens administration encouraged platforms to remove posts that federal officials deemed misinformation, including about elections and COVID-19. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2024  7:45 pm

US ban on TikTok would rob Biden, Democrats of 2024 election tool

US ban on TikTok would rob Biden, Democrats of 2024 election tool

If President Joe Biden keeps his promise to sign a ban on TikTok over its ties to the Chinese government, the 81-year-old may rob his reelection campaign of a platform that he and fellow Democrats rely on to reach younger voters. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 14, 2024  5:51 pm

US House passes bill to force ByteDance to divest TikTok or face ban

US House passes bill to force ByteDance to divest TikTok or face ban

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Wednesday that would give TikToks Chinese owner ByteDance about six months to divest the U.S. assets of the short-video app used by about 170 million Americans or face a ban. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2024  9:22 pm

Kairos: Japans Space One rocket explodes on inaugural flight

Kairos: Japans Space One rocket explodes on inaugural flight

Kairos, a small, solid-fuel rocket made by Japans Space One, exploded just seconds into its inaugural launch on Wednesday as the firm tried to become the first Japanese company to put a satellite in orbit. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2024  4:48 pm

Toyota and Nippon Steel agree to historic pay hikes

Toyota and Nippon Steel agree to historic pay hikes

Japans largest employers announced record pay increases on Wednesday, signaling a break from the deflationary mindset that led to the countrys prolonged period of low economic growth known as the lost decades. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2024  12:04 pm

Ex-Google engineer charged with stealing AI secrets

Ex-Google engineer charged with stealing AI secrets

A former Google software engineer has been charged by the US with stealing trade secrets about artificial intelligence (AI) while secretly working for two Chinese companies. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 8, 2024  1:20 pm

Facebook and Instagram restored after major outages

Facebook and Instagram restored after major outages

Meta says it has resolved a technical issue which caused Facebook, Messenger and Instagram to go down. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 5, 2024  11:37 pm

Metas Facebook, Instagram down for many users across the world

Metas Facebook, Instagram down for many users across the world

Meta-owned social media platforms Facebook and Instagram were down for hundreds of thousands of users on Tuesday in a global outage that has been going on for more than an hour. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 5, 2024  9:33 pm

India gives green light to chip plants worth $15.2 bn

India gives green light to chip plants worth $15.2 bn

India gave the go-ahead to construction of three semiconductor plants worth 1.26 trillion rupees ($15.2 billion) by firms including Tata Group and CG Power on Thursday, as the country pursues its goal of becoming an electronics powerhouse. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 29, 2024  6:04 pm

Apple cancels work on electric car, source says

Apple cancels work on electric car, source says

Apple has canceled work on its electric car, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, a decade after the iPhone maker kicked off the project. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 28, 2024  3:16 pm

Private spacecraft lands on lunar surface; first U.S. moon landing since 1972

Private spacecraft lands on lunar surface; first U.S. moon landing since 1972

A spacecraft built and flown by Texas-based company Intuitive Machines landed near the south pole of the moon on Thursday, the first U.S. touchdown on the lunar surface in more than half a century and the first ever achieved by the private sector. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 23, 2024  7:28 am
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