'I was misidentified as shoplifter by facial recognition tech' Sat, 25 May 2024 23:08:53 GMT
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Live facial recognition is becoming increasingly common on UK high streets. Should we be worried? Glue pizza and eat rocks: Google AI search errors go viral Fri, 24 May 2024 14:16:15 GMT
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Google has defended the answers given by AI Overview, describing them as "isolated examples". Musk opposes US tariffs on Chinese electric cars Fri, 24 May 2024 03:11:12 GMT
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He previously warned Chinese car makers would "demolish" rivals if there were no trade barriers. Google to make Pixel phones and drones in India Fri, 24 May 2024 06:00:15 GMT
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The tech giant is set to manufacture advanced versions of the smartphone in Tamil Nadu state. Pope clears way for 'God's influencer' to become a saint Thu, 23 May 2024 16:30:31 GMT
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Carlo Acutis, who was born in London, is set to become the first millennial to be canonised. PSNI could be fined Ł750k over data breach Thu, 23 May 2024 15:50:57 GMT
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The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) could be fined Ł750,000 for a major data breach last year. Scarlett Johansson's AI row has echoes of Silicon Valley's bad old days Thu, 23 May 2024 08:21:57 GMT
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A clash with the actor has echoes of the macho tech giants of the past, says Zoe Kleinman. UK watchdog looking into Microsoft AI taking screenshots Tue, 21 May 2024 23:00:11 GMT
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The ICO wants to know the safeguards around Recall, which can take screengrabs of your screen every few seconds. Scarlett Johansson 'shocked' by AI chatbot imitation Tue, 21 May 2024 07:18:11 GMT
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The star says she is "shocked" after OpenAI launched a chatbot with a voice "eerily similar" to hers. Mind games: Hellblade returns to explore psychosis Mon, 20 May 2024 23:38:55 GMT
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An acclaimed video game series returns to shine a light on a misunderstood mental health condition. Electricity grids creak as AI demands soar Tue, 21 May 2024 01:03:48 GMT
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Data centre electricity demand is forecast to double in four years, putting energy grids under pressure. BT scraps digital landline switch deadline Mon, 20 May 2024 12:03:53 GMT
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BT has ditched its timetable to move landline customers from copper wire to digital. Grand Theft Auto maker firms up GTA 6 release date Fri, 17 May 2024 10:55:55 GMT
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The latest instalment of the hugely popular series will be released in autumn 2025, its publisher says. Pornhub partners with UK child abuse fighting charity Thu, 16 May 2024 23:06:29 GMT
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They want porn sites to adopt new voluntary standards on fighting online child abuse. Reddit shares jump after OpenAI ChatGPT deal Fri, 17 May 2024 02:24:57 GMT
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OpenAI and Reddit reach deal that will give ChatGPT access to content on the social media platform. Fury v Usyk: Can Undisputed bring boxing back to video games? Fri, 17 May 2024 03:02:17 GMT
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How a small British developer hopes to put boxing back in contention in the video game sports genre. Facebook and Instagram suspected to be 'too addictive' Thu, 16 May 2024 12:11:55 GMT
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The EU says its concerned the platforms algorithms "stimulate behavioural addictions in children." Sony Music slams tech giants for unauthorised use of stars' songs Thu, 16 May 2024 15:00:54 GMT
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Sony Music suspects Google, Microsoft and OpenAI have used music from the likes of Adele and Beyonce. Period trackers 'coercing' women into sharing risky information Wed, 15 May 2024 11:52:16 GMT
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Research finds poor data management practices such as not being able to delete data about abortions. PlayStation names joint CEOs after Jim Ryan’s retirement Tue, 14 May 2024 11:47:55 GMT
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The role has been split into two separate top jobs, dividing up hardware and software. Christie's Ł670m art auctions hit by cyber attack Tue, 14 May 2024 12:28:54 GMT
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The auction house's website is down as it seeks to sell items ranging from high art to rare wine. How AI turned a Ukrainian YouTuber into a Russian Tue, 14 May 2024 23:33:08 GMT
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A YouTuber falls victim to generative AI on Chinese social media, but the ramifications stretch beyond China. Africa's internet vulnerability and how to fix it Tue, 14 May 2024 14:58:27 GMT
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The internet outage in East Africa highlights the fragility of the continent's online connections. Upgraded ChatGPT teaches maths and flirts - but still glitches Tue, 14 May 2024 09:12:51 GMT
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OpenAI has unveiled a new, faster version of its generative AI tool, ChatGPT. Unjammable navigation tech gets first airborne test Mon, 13 May 2024 17:18:15 GMT
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The test comes amid concern about the vulnerability of satellite navigation systems to blocking. US bans China crypto-miner from nuclear base area Tue, 14 May 2024 02:08:48 GMT
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Chinese firm MineOne Partners has been ordered to sell land it owns near a US nuclear missile site. Marvel Rivals apologises after banning negative reviews Mon, 13 May 2024 11:22:48 GMT
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The game's developers said the controversial terms gamers were told to agree to was a miscommunication. GameStop shares surge as 'Roaring Kitty' returns Mon, 13 May 2024 16:02:56 GMT
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Shares in Gamestop, the original meme stock, surge again as 'Roaring Kitty' returns online. Internet access linked to higher wellbeing, study finds Sun, 12 May 2024 23:04:55 GMT
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The Oxford study comes as concern about the impact of internet use prompts laws in many countries. Is social media worth paying for? Sat, 11 May 2024 23:35:30 GMT
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As Twitter and Facebook both now offer paid subscription, what impact is it having? Test-at-home kit for cancer patients approved for use Fri, 10 May 2024 21:11:46 GMT
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Patients say the device allows them to reduce the number of hospital visits involved in cancer care. Tech Life: Tackling online abuse of athletes Tue, 21 May 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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The Olympics turn to AI to try crack down on online abuse aimed at athletes How phone theft in London was tackled in the 90s Tue, 21 May 2024 05:25:18 GMT
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In 1994, the boom in mobile phones spawned a crime wave of phone thefts in the capital. Tech Life: Help for cancer patients Tue, 14 May 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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The machine that allows patients to take their own blood samples for analysis from home. Ros Atkins on... How different countries protect children online Sat, 11 May 2024 05:25:21 GMT
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BBC Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at what what is being done to prevent minors seeing harmful content. Protecting under-18s from harmful online content Wed, 08 May 2024 21:13:34 GMT
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Marianna Spring on how the UK's media regulator wants to protect children from harmful content on social media. Tech Life: The mammoth ivory problem Tue, 07 May 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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Tech can play a role in combating the illegal trade in elephant ivory. BBC Verify looks at fake AI-generated Met Gala images Tue, 07 May 2024 17:05:46 GMT
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Fake pictures of Katy Perry and other artists at the Met Gala went viral on social media. Tech Life: TikTok world Tue, 30 Apr 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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TikTok is a popular video sharing platform, but not so popular with some governments. How fraudsters are getting fake articles onto Facebook Wed, 24 Apr 2024 23:08:44 GMT
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Scammers are able to get past automated checks on the social media giant to try to defraud users. Tech Life: Humanoid robots Tue, 23 Apr 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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Are they really that practical and useful? Watch Ocado robots in action Tue, 23 Apr 2024 01:15:22 GMT
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Ocado has added robotic arms to its newest warehouse near Luton. Tech Life: Fixing undersea cables Tue, 16 Apr 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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Undersea fibre-optic cables help keep us online - but what happens when they break? Robot dog trains to walk on Moon in Oregon trials Fri, 12 Apr 2024 20:35:38 GMT
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US engineering team has a two-year, $2m grant to help Nasa study the Moon's surface. Tech Life: Space Junk Tue, 09 Apr 2024 19:32:00 GMT
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We look at what space junk is and the risk it poses to tech we use everyday. Tech Life: Predicting the future of tech Tue, 02 Apr 2024 19:30:00 GMT
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How will the internet, and other tech we use today, evolve in the future? Tech Life: Charging electric bikes and scooters Tue, 26 Mar 2024 20:30:00 GMT
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What can be done to make charging them safer? Neuralink patient seen playing chess using brain implant Thu, 21 Mar 2024 06:43:36 GMT
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In a livestream on X, the patient explained that he was using a device in his brain to move the cursor. Why technology has not transformed building Thu, 23 May 2024 23:07:44 GMT
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New technology has yet to transform homebuilding which is still largely a manual task. 'People are just not worried about being scammed' Wed, 22 May 2024 23:09:19 GMT
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Fraudsters are increasingly using AI, but are people taking the problem seriously enough? These elephants are dying on rail tracks - can AI save them? Tue, 21 May 2024 03:17:54 GMT
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Officials in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are using AI to monitor elephant movement on rail tracks. Business locked in expensive AI 'arms race' Thu, 16 May 2024 23:13:50 GMT
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Business leaders feel pressure to invest in AI but the costs are formidable. The man who turned his dead father into a chatbot Wed, 15 May 2024 23:08:07 GMT
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The "grief tech" firms helping users create talking avatars of their dead relatives. Cow dung's key role in India's energy industry Mon, 13 May 2024 23:06:02 GMT
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India is hoping that biogas, produced from farm waste, will curb its reliance on imported gas. Will AI dream up the hit TV shows of the future? Wed, 08 May 2024 23:05:27 GMT
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Television production firms admit they are already using AI to come up with new programme ideas. How the computer games industry is embracing AI Thu, 02 May 2024 23:07:24 GMT
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Developing computer games can be wildly expensive so some hope that AI can cut the cost. The insect farmers turning to AI to help lower costs Wed, 01 May 2024 23:05:47 GMT
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Makers of insect-based animal feed hope to be able to compete with soybeans on price. After 20 years, what next for World of Warcraft? Mon, 29 Apr 2024 23:52:41 GMT
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The game's maker Activision Blizzard was bought by Microsoft last year in gaming's biggest ever acquisition How Chinese firms are using Mexico as a backdoor to the US Sun, 21 Apr 2024 23:01:19 GMT
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Chinese firms are racing to set up factories in Mexico to bypass US tariffs and sanctions. Can AI help solve Japan’s labour shortages? Fri, 19 Apr 2024 21:20:16 GMT
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Japan is seeing if artificial intelligence can tackle its increasing shortfall of workers. Why a deluge of Chinese-made drugs is hard to curb Thu, 18 Apr 2024 22:57:01 GMT
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Thousands of Chinese companies are making synthetic opioids and shipping them around the world. 'AI helps me to make wine for younger drinkers' Wed, 17 Apr 2024 23:06:52 GMT
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The winemakers using artificial intelligence to help them grow grapes and blend their wines. The challenge of upgrading iconic steel windows Mon, 15 Apr 2024 23:11:05 GMT
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Critall windows date back to the 1880s but their steel construction makes them vulnerable to damp. Boom times for US green energy as federal cash flows in Mon, 08 Apr 2024 23:03:36 GMT
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The US government has directed unprecedented sums of money at green energy projects. The rise of magnets – from surgery to outer space Thu, 04 Apr 2024 23:09:15 GMT
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Magnets are central to much modern technology and firms are racing to make them more efficient. Tackling deepfakes 'has turned into an arms race' Wed, 27 Mar 2024 00:11:38 GMT
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The battle against fake images, video and audio is becoming ever harder as the tech improves. Could AI take the grind out of accountancy? Tue, 26 Mar 2024 00:24:13 GMT
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AI could mean fewer accountancy jobs but is also taking over some of the more mundane tasks. India in undersea race to mine world’s battery metal Thu, 21 Mar 2024 00:29:26 GMT
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The country has applied for two new licences to explore the deep seabed in parts of the Indian Ocean.