AI: EU agrees landmark deal on regulation of artificial intelligence Sat, 09 Dec 2023 05:48:01 GMT
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The proposed rules cover the use of AI in systems like ChatGPT and by law enforcement. Grand Theft Auto 6: Car-top twerking, flamingos in a crazy Miami Sun, 10 Dec 2023 00:56:54 GMT
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The Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer depicts the city's extremes - what does it tell us about US culture? Google admits AI viral video was edited to look better Fri, 08 Dec 2023 13:13:09 GMT
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Instead of the AI responding to voice and video, it was fed text prompts and still images. Microsoft's links with OpenAI to be examined by competition watchdog Fri, 08 Dec 2023 17:12:03 GMT
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The Competition and Markets Authority will consider if links between the two could be considered a merger. Game Awards 2023: Baldur's Gate 3 wins game of the year Fri, 08 Dec 2023 09:14:10 GMT
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The Wonka star announces Baldur's Gate 3 has won Game of the Year at the popular ceremony. Mobile phones: Firms face 3bn legal claim for overcharging Fri, 08 Dec 2023 08:55:40 GMT
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Lawsuit alleges Vodafone, EE, Three and O2 overcharged existing customers for their mobiles. Disney: Elon Musk calls for boss to be fired over ad spat Fri, 08 Dec 2023 15:36:16 GMT
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It comes a week after the multi-billionaire launched a profane attack on advertisers that left X. Lego Fortnite: Gaming giant launches Minecraft rival Thu, 07 Dec 2023 15:37:40 GMT
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The new co-operative survival game mode sees players crafting items with Lego bricks. Facebook and Messenger to automatically encrypt messages Thu, 07 Dec 2023 15:49:38 GMT
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The Home Secretary James Cleverly says he's "incredibly disappointed" by Meta's decision to automatically encrypt all messages The Game Awards 2023: How orchestra chief makes the famous medley Thu, 07 Dec 2023 12:30:03 GMT
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The Game Awards' conductor talks creating a Games of the Year medley and the return of Flute Guy. ChatGPT tool could be abused by scammers and hackers Thu, 07 Dec 2023 00:04:10 GMT
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A cutting-edge tool from Open AI appears to be poorly moderated, allowing it to be abused by cyber-criminals. Meta is child abuse 'breeding ground', lawsuit claims Wed, 06 Dec 2023 19:14:17 GMT
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Facebook and Instagram are rife with child abuse, the New Mexico attorney general alleges. Bitcoin rally: Is El Salvador's Bitcoin bet paying off? Wed, 06 Dec 2023 14:01:36 GMT
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President Bukele is celebrating as his $120m Bitcoin reserve is finally in the black - but economists are not. Sony debuts first PS5 controller for disabled gamers Wed, 06 Dec 2023 13:55:18 GMT
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The Access Controller is a 'highly customisable kit' of buttons, triggers and sticks, the firm says. GTA 6: Streams soar for 70s rocker Tom Petty thanks to trailer Wed, 06 Dec 2023 16:23:31 GMT
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Tom Petty's B-side track Love Is A Long Road has seen a near 37,000% increase in streams on Spotify. 23andMe: Profiles of 6.9 million people hacked Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:48:07 GMT
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Hackers were able to gain access because some customers reused old passwords, biotech company 23andMe said. Nvidia boss Jensen Huang confident about AI safety Wed, 06 Dec 2023 08:19:12 GMT
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The president and chief executive of the chipmaker to ChatGPT says the rise of AI is no cause for concern. GTA 6: Trailer for new game revealed after online leak Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:04:58 GMT
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Rockstar Games releases the trailer 15 hours earlier than expected after it was leaked online. Ex-Tesla employee casts doubt on car safety Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:01:48 GMT
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A whistleblower believes the self-driving vehicle technology is not safe enough for public roads. UK porn watchers could have faces scanned Tue, 05 Dec 2023 12:54:53 GMT
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New draft guidance sets out how porn websites and apps should stop children viewing their content. Google claims new Gemini AI 'thinks more carefully' Wed, 06 Dec 2023 16:09:41 GMT
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Tech giant says Gemini will supercharge existing products, and take on market leader GPT-4. Booking.com users angry at firm's response to hacks Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:21:47 GMT
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Customers say they have been failed and feel let down after losing hundreds of pounds to fraudsters. Kiss to become 'immortal' thanks to Abba's avatar technology Mon, 04 Dec 2023 09:23:47 GMT
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After playing their farewell concert, the rock stars announce they will continue as a virtual band. Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk? Sat, 02 Dec 2023 23:56:24 GMT
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Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive? Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:08:03 GMT
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The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs. TikTok: US judge blocks Montana's ban citing free speech Fri, 01 Dec 2023 04:48:10 GMT
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Chinese-owned app welcomes the ruling against "unconstitutional law" due to come into effect in January. Why weather in games is getting more realistic Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:12:32 GMT
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Dynamic weather is a rumoured feature in GTA 6. But what is it, and what does it mean for players? 'Sued by my abuser for millions, I set up a social network instead' Fri, 01 Dec 2023 00:18:42 GMT
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The app that gives women a place to speak out about sexual harassment and other #MeToo issues. Booking.com hackers increase attacks on customers Thu, 30 Nov 2023 18:13:24 GMT
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Researchers say cyber-criminals are offering big sums for hotels' log-in details to target holidaymakers. Meta takes down China-based network of thousands of fake accounts Thu, 30 Nov 2023 19:41:52 GMT
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The company says accounts posted about divisive issues ahead of the 2024 presidential election. Meta requires political advertisers to mark when deepfakes used Thu, 09 Nov 2023 13:32:11 GMT
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Advertisers will have to make clear when they use AI in political ads on the social media platforms. Amazon latest tech giant to announce AI chatbot Wed, 29 Nov 2023 10:51:06 GMT
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The bot, called Q, can help firms answer customer queries, analyse data and help with coding. Stop suggesting children as friends, social media firms told Thu, 09 Nov 2023 10:44:50 GMT
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Suggesting children as friends by default on social media platforms can enable grooming, warns Ofcom. Hollywood actors' union Sag-Aftra agrees tentative deal to end four-month strike Thu, 09 Nov 2023 10:21:31 GMT
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Major films and TV shows will resume work after a four-month impasse that paralysed the industry. Breaking down the Grand Theft Auto VI trailer...in 79 seconds Tue, 05 Dec 2023 15:28:52 GMT
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Here's what our main takeaways are from the long-awaited trailer for the gaming blockbuster. Watch: Musk attempts Cybertruck window stunt again Fri, 01 Dec 2023 03:52:19 GMT
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The pickup truck - Tesla’s latest offering - had its windows smashed during a demonstration in 2019. Luton and Dunstable Hospital surgeon uses new robot Thu, 16 Nov 2023 13:57:25 GMT
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A weight loss surgeon demonstrates a robotic system that could cut waiting times for procedures. The weird materials behind sustainable furniture Fri, 08 Dec 2023 00:05:05 GMT
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Seaweed, coffee bean shells and fungus are all being employed to cut the use of plastic in furniture. The people creating digital clones of themselves Thu, 07 Dec 2023 00:05:22 GMT
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Business leaders and experts are making online copies of themselves to answer the questions they get. How weather apps are trying to be more accurate Mon, 04 Dec 2023 00:12:36 GMT
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Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations. 'Red gold': Why saffron production is dwindling in India Thu, 30 Nov 2023 22:20:54 GMT
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The spice saffron fetches huge sums of money, but is hard to grow and Indian production is falling. Why food discount stickers may be a thing of the past Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:01:29 GMT
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Supermarkets and other retailers are increasing switching to AI-powered digital price displays. 'Covid and criminals ruined my Airbnb for cars idea' Wed, 29 Nov 2023 00:01:14 GMT
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A UK entrepreneur explains why his idea to build a car-sharing network like Airbnb didn't work out. The T-shirt chewing enzyme ready to tackle plastic waste Tue, 28 Nov 2023 00:03:50 GMT
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A French start-up is ready to use an enzyme which can break down plastic on an industrial scale. The job-sharing apps that feel like online dating Mon, 27 Nov 2023 00:05:56 GMT
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New website platforms are working like matchmakers to connect potential job sharers. Could airports make hydrogen work as a fuel? Fri, 24 Nov 2023 00:02:15 GMT
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Hydrogen is being touted as a fuel for aircrafts, but handling it at airports will be challenging. The electronic noses designed to prevent food poisoning Thu, 23 Nov 2023 03:27:53 GMT
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Tech firms have developed AI-powered sensors that can detect bacteria in food. Can bamboo be big in construction? Tue, 21 Nov 2023 00:15:55 GMT
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Bamboo is strong, light and sustainable, so why is it rarely used as a construction material in the West? Shop owners hope that tech can deter thieves Fri, 17 Nov 2023 00:04:37 GMT
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Retailers are investing in high-tech and low-tech measures to tackle an increase in theft. How factories are deploying AI on production lines Thu, 16 Nov 2023 00:03:41 GMT
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Manufacturers are exploring how AI can predict machine faults before they happen. 'Tourists are rethinking their relationship with Earth' Mon, 13 Nov 2023 00:02:59 GMT
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An increasing number of holidaymakers are picking more environmentally-friendly trips. The race to buy AI website addresses Thu, 09 Nov 2023 00:08:18 GMT
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As more firms use artificial intelligence, there is a rush to buy domain names with the letters AI. Can AI cut humans out of contract negotiations? Tue, 07 Nov 2023 00:06:28 GMT
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Tech firms are testing artificial intelligence that can negotiate contracts without the need for humans. The floating desalination machines powered by the waves Mon, 06 Nov 2023 00:03:37 GMT
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Desalination usually requires a lot of heat and power, but a new system just needs wave energy. Sustainable fishing: The tech making it cheaper and greener Fri, 03 Nov 2023 00:15:27 GMT
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Fishermen in Scotland and Indonesia are trialling new technology to improve their catch. Why are fewer women using AI than men? Thu, 02 Nov 2023 00:06:14 GMT
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The use of artificial intelligence appears to have a significant gender imbalance. Can Rishi Sunak’s big summit save us from AI nightmare? Sat, 28 Oct 2023 00:09:40 GMT
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The BBC's tech editor, Zoe Kleinman, looks ahead to this week's AI Safety Summit, hosted by the UK. Portugal's tech boom challenged by tax change Tue, 31 Oct 2023 00:15:27 GMT
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Portugal's government plans to remove a key tax benefit that has attracted thousands of tax workers. Would you drink genetically modified beer? Mon, 30 Oct 2023 00:27:22 GMT
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A growing number of US brewers are now using GM yeast to make their beers. What happens after a nuclear power station is closed? Thu, 26 Oct 2023 23:08:00 GMT
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Taking decades, an intricate clean-up process has to be followed after a nuclear power station closes. Airbnb turns to AI to help prevent house parties Wed, 25 Oct 2023 23:00:53 GMT
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The short-term rental giant is now using artificial intelligence to try to prevent troublemakers. Short selling: Don’t be the 'Dumb Money' Tue, 24 Oct 2023 01:20:50 GMT
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Short selling can be risky, but more and more amateur investors are taking it up. Does the paper industry need to cut its water usage? Sun, 22 Oct 2023 23:11:14 GMT
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Firms in the sector are using new technologies to reduce the amount of water they require. Why a 'hologram revolution' could be on the way Thu, 19 Oct 2023 23:05:45 GMT
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Holograms are getting better and cheaper and some think soon they will be everywhere. Is AI about to transform the legal profession? Wed, 18 Oct 2023 23:07:11 GMT
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Law firms are increasingly using artificial intelligence systems, but it comes with risks. The incredible power of blue LEDs Mon, 16 Oct 2023 23:11:39 GMT
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LEDs dominate lighting systems but their efficiency rests on the tricky production of blue light. Is the UK doing enough to monitor air pollution? Sun, 15 Oct 2023 23:04:45 GMT
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There are now 555 air quality monitors across the country, but some say they aren't good enough. Can German engineering solve the challenges of fusion? Thu, 12 Oct 2023 23:04:03 GMT
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With extra government help German firms are attempting to make working fusion reactors. Could an AI-created profile picture help you get a job? Wed, 11 Oct 2023 23:10:56 GMT
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Young adults are using artificial intelligence to make professional-looking headshot photos. How to make cars less dangerous for pedestrians Mon, 09 Oct 2023 23:03:49 GMT
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New rules and tech could make cars safer for vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists. The hunt for a new way to tackle clothing waste Sun, 08 Oct 2023 23:04:57 GMT
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Scientists in the US are trying to find enzymes or bacteria that will decompose manmade fibres.