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Genesis Market: Popular cybercrime website shut down by police

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 09:24
Genesis Market allowed online fraudsters to buy passwords and other personal data for less than $1.

Amazon closing UK-based online shop Book Depository

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 04:50
The announcement was met with sadness by many of its customers from around the world.

Terry Gou: Foxconn founder in fresh run for Taiwan presidency

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 03:59
Terry Gou is aiming to be nominated from the Kuomintang, which traditionally favours close ties with China.

Virgin Orbit: Richard Branson's rocket firm files for bankruptcy

Tue, 04/04/2023 - 13:26
The satellite launch company has failed to secure new investment after a rocket launch failed.

TikTok fined £12.7m for misusing children's data

Tue, 04/04/2023 - 13:19
The data regulator finds TikTok "did not do enough" to check the ages of who was using their platform.

Tesla: Carmaker told to pay ex-worker $3.2m over racism case

Mon, 04/03/2023 - 22:50
The payment has been slashed from the original award of $137m when the case was heard in 2021.

A nutty solution for cleaner stoves and barbecues

Mon, 04/03/2023 - 20:04
Cleaner fuels for cooking could improve health and be better for the environment.

The other Chinese apps taking the US and UK by storm

Sun, 04/02/2023 - 21:52
Four out of the top 10 most downloaded free mobile apps in the US and UK are Chinese-owned.

Would you open up to a chatbot therapist?

Sun, 04/02/2023 - 20:06
AI-powered chatbots are now sophisticated enough that they are starting to be used for therapy.

Twitter's blue ticks disappear as Musk attacks NY Times

Sun, 04/02/2023 - 14:06
The New York Times Twitter account has lost its blue tick after it said it would not pay to stay verified.

Anger and anxiety - inside pro-Trump online networks

Sat, 04/01/2023 - 18:48
Donald Trump called on his supporters to protest about his indictment - so how are they responding?

ChatGPT banned in Italy over privacy concerns

Sat, 04/01/2023 - 07:03
The country's data-protection regulator has serious privacy concerns over the technology.

E3 annual video game showcase event in Los Angeles cancelled

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 12:28
It had been due to return as an in-person event in Los Angeles for the first time in four years in June.

York student uses AI chatbot to get parking fine revoked

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 10:17
The 22-year-old turned to a chatbot to give her a "professional" letter to appeal her parking fine.

US-China chip war: Japan plans to restrict some equipment exports

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 01:58
The measures, which are planned to take effect in July, follow similar moves by the US and the Netherlands.

Virgin Orbit: Sir Richard Branson's rocket company cuts 85% of workforce

Thu, 03/30/2023 - 23:28
Virgin Orbit will cease operations for the foreseeable future, according to media reports.

Friend or foe: Can computer coders trust ChatGPT?

Thu, 03/30/2023 - 21:13
The artificial intelligence ChatGPT can write computer code, but its help comes with many potential problems.

Elon Musk among experts urging a halt to AI training

Thu, 03/30/2023 - 10:54
Elon Musk among those calling for training in powerful artificial intelligence to be suspended.

Google: India tribunal upholds $160m fine on company

Thu, 03/30/2023 - 02:09
India's competition watchdog had fined the tech giant earlier for "unfair" business practices.

Alibaba: China tech giant shares jump after breakup plan announced

Wed, 03/29/2023 - 01:04
The Chinese technology giant will embark on the biggest restructuring in its history.