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Artificial intelligence could lead to extinction, experts warn

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 13:32
Heads of OpenAI, Google Deepmind and Anthropic say the threat is as great as pandemics and nuclear war.

Nvidia: The chip maker that became an AI superpower

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 12:28
Innovation and good timing combined to make California's Nvidia the dominant firm for AI computer chips.

Foxconn: iPhone maker hikes pay ahead of new model launch

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 02:34
Foxconn's move comes ahead of the expected launch of Apple's iPhone 15 later this year.

Amazon to offer parents term-time-only working in UK

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 23:45
The online giant is offering a flexible contract but the GMB union says workers want higher pay.

The 'exploding' demand for giant heat pumps

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 20:23
Whole towns in Europe are being heated by huge, energy efficient heat pumps.

FTX: Singapore state fund Temasek cuts pay after failed investment

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 01:03
Last year, Temasek Holdings wrote off all of the $275m (£222.8m) it had invested in FTX.

ChatGPT: US lawyer admits using AI for case research

Sat, 05/27/2023 - 19:20
The lawyer told the judge he did not know content from the artificial intelligence could be false.

Twitter pulls out of voluntary EU disinformation code

Sat, 05/27/2023 - 11:26
"You can run but you can't hide," commissioner Thierry Breton warns Twitter over upcoming rules.

Neuralink: Why is Elon Musk’s brain chip firm in the news?

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 15:15
Elon Musk’s brain chip firm Neuralink has received the US regulatory green light for its first human clinical trial, after earlier controversies.

Neuralink: Elon Musk's brain chip firm wins US approval for human study

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 12:25
The billionaire's Neuralink implant company wants to help restore people's vision and mobility.

ChatGPT-maker U-turns on threat to leave EU over AI law

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 06:26
OpenAI's Sam Altman previously said if it fails to comply with the forthcoming AI Act, it might exit the EU.

Twitter engineering boss Foad Dabiri quits day after DeSantis launch glitches

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 01:15
Ron DeSantis' launch of his White House presidential campaign was hit by technical problems.

Venezuela: 'I'm paid to tweet state propaganda'

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 20:56
The Venezuelan government is paying people to tweet in support of it.

PlayStation Showcase 2023: Spider-Man 2 impresses, Project Q confuses

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:49
Against huge hype, the console giant's games reveal sparks a mix of excitement and disappointment.

Microsoft: Chinese hackers hit key US bases on Guam

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:11
The malware hit facilities on Guam that would be critical to any US response to an invasion of Taiwan.

Watch: Brain implants help paralysed man to walk again

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 12:05
A paralysed man has been able to walk simply by thinking about it, thanks to electronic brain implants

Virgin Orbit: Branson’s rocket dream ends after mission failure

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 08:33
The British billionaire's bankrupt satellite launch firm had been looking to boost its finances.

Minister attacks Meta boss over Facebook message encryption plan

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 06:53
Minister Tom Tugendhat criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's extension of message encryption.

Chip war: Apple strikes major US-made semiconductor deal

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 00:35
The firm reaches an agreement with Broadcom as the tech trade row between US and China intensifies.

ChatGPT: Can China overtake the US in the AI marathon?

Tue, 05/23/2023 - 18:18
Washington's efforts to limit China's access to crucial cutting-edge technology continue.