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Bill Gates: AI is most important tech advance in decades

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 16:56
The former Microsoft boss says AI is the second revolutionary technology he's seen in his lifetime.

Bard: Google's rival to ChatGPT launches for over-18s

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 11:00
The tech giant is rolling out its new AI chatbot, called Bard, to users in the US and UK first.

Zhao Weiguo: Chinese regulator accuses chip tycoon of corruption

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 02:03
Zhao Weiguo formerly headed Tsinghua Unigroup, which was one of China's leading chipmakers.

‘I left teaching to train as a heat pump engineer’

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 20:54
Heat pumps could radically cut household CO2 emissions, but there's a shortage of qualified installers.

Amazon to cut another 9,000 jobs

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 13:40
The online retail giant said the positions would be closed "in the next few weeks".

BBC advises staff to delete TikTok from work phones

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:45
The corporation is taking the decision over privacy and security concerns about the popular app.

YouTube reinstates Donald Trump's channel

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 18:07
It is the latest social media channel to restore his account following Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

TikTok: UK ministers banned from using Chinese-owned app on government phones

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 15:51
Ministers fear sensitive data is at risk - but TikTok denies handing information to Chinese government.

The revolution underway in India's diamond industry

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 21:07
India's long history with diamonds enters a new chapter as lab-grown versions of the gem take off.

ChatGPT-style tech brought to Microsoft 365

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 13:05
The tech giant reveals how AI will be embedded into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.

TikTok says US threatens ban if China stake not sold

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 06:43
TikTok, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, says it has been contacted about a change in ownership.

Virgin Orbit to pause all operations from Thursday

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 02:35
The decision comes after the failure of the first ever satellite mission launched from the UK.

Samsung to invest in South Korea mega chip-making plan

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 04:11
The electronics giant will build five more semiconductor factories in the country.

OpenAI announces ChatGPT successor GPT-4

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 17:59
The fourth version of the AI chatbot can process both images and text.

Meta lay-offs: Facebook owner to cut 10,000 staff

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 12:14
In addition to the culling of 10,000 jobs, 5,000 vacancies at the company will be left unfilled.

NatWest limits cryptocurrency transfers over scam fears

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 11:47
Customers will be able to transfer a maximum of £1,000 a day and up to £5,000 per month.

Silicon Valley Bank: Global bank stocks slump despite Biden reassurances

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 02:43
US authorities have stepped in to protect customers after the collapse of two American banks.

US court rules Uber and Lyft workers are contractors

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 00:48
Labour groups had opposed contractor status, saying it robbed them of rights like sick leave.

Shark Tank India: How a start-up in Kashmir is inspiring thousands

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 21:14
FastBeetle's success on Shark Tank India is motivating youngsters in the region to dream big.

Could waste plastic become a useful fuel source?

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 21:01
A process that turns waste plastic and CO2 into fuel has been developed at Cambridge University.