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Self-driving car revolution is coming, but slowly

Self-driving car revolution is coming, but slowly

In Munich, where this week's IAA motor show is taking place, an interactive street survey elicits an overwhelming "yes" when asking passers-by if they would take a self-driving taxi from the station to the Oktoberfest beer festival.

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 14:53

Apple shares slide after China iPhone ban reports

Apple shares slide after China iPhone ban reports

Shares in Apple have fallen for a second day in a row after reports that Chinese government workers have been banned from using iPhones.

Friday, 8 September 2023, 16:45

ChatGPT traffic slips again for third month in a row

ChatGPT traffic slips again for third month in a row

OpenAI's ChatGPT, the wildly popular artificial intelligence chatbot launched in November, saw monthly website visits decline for the third month in a row in August, though there are signs the decline is coming to an end, according to analytics firm Similarweb.

Friday, 8 September 2023, 15:35

UN calls for age limits for AI tools in schools

UN calls for age limits for AI tools in schools

The United Nations called on Thursday for strict rules on the use of AI tools such as viral chatbot ChatGPT in classrooms, including limiting their use to older children.

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 13:49

Japan launches rocket carrying ‘Moon Sniper’ lunar lander

Japan launches rocket carrying ‘Moon Sniper’ lunar lander

Japan has launched a rocket carrying its lunar exploration spacecraft as the country looks to become the world’s fifth to land on the moon. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the homegrown H-IIA rocket took off from Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan on Thursday and successfully released the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM).

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 10:33

‘X’ accused of helping Saudi Arabia commit rights abuses

‘X’ accused of helping Saudi Arabia commit rights abuses

The social media company X, formerly known as Twitter, has been accused in a civil US lawsuit of helping Saudi Arabia commit grave human rights abuses against its users, The Guardian reported.

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 14:57

TikTok opens Dublin data centre to ease China spying fears

TikTok opens Dublin data centre to ease China spying fears

TikTok has opened its first European data centre to alleviate fears over Chinese state surveillance. The firm says European users' data is now migrating to servers in Dublin, as part of its ongoing response to data privacy concerns around the video-sharing app's links to China.

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 19:55

New iPhone, new charger: Apple bends to EU rules

New iPhone, new charger: Apple bends to EU rules

Apple's latest iPhone will almost certainly feature a USB-C charge point when it is unveiled on 12 September. The firm's phones currently use its proprietary Lightning adaptor, unlike rivals, including Samsung.

Monday, 4 September 2023, 20:55

ISRO says Moon Lander, Rover in sleep mode

ISRO says Moon Lander, Rover in sleep mode

Chandrayaan-3's lander Vikram will go to sleep mode on the moon, India's space agency ISRO said today, hours after announcing that it had exceeded its mission by "landing on moon, again".

Monday, 4 September 2023, 16:42

TikTok hosts Community Guidelines workshops in Bangladesh

TikTok hosts Community Guidelines workshops in Bangladesh

Global entertainment platform TikTok recently hosted multiple workshops on its Community Guidelines in Bangladesh.

Monday, 4 September 2023, 16:29

Google Pixel 8 set to launch on October 4

Google Pixel 8 set to launch on October 4

The newest addition to Google's signature smartphone series, Google Pixel 8, is set to launch on October 4, as per sources such as CNET and TechCrunch. Google has announced an unveiling event on October 4, where the tech giant is expected to reveal their newest "Pixel portfolio of devices". 

Monday, 4 September 2023, 11:53

YouTube`s experimental feature eases song search struggles

YouTube`s experimental feature eases song search struggles

Struggling to recall the name of a catchy tune or song? We have all been there. The melodies linger, but the names escape us, leaving us frustrated. And let's not even mention those moments when lyrics elude our memory, making the search for a song feel like a musical puzzle.

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 14:10

Google`s search for an AI future as it turns 25

Google`s search for an AI future as it turns 25

The tech giant Google and I almost share the same birthday... give or take a few years. Google turns 25 this month (I'll have a few more candles on my cake) - and finds itself in a tech landscape that has changed dramatically since founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin started it in 1998.

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 12:27

Meta, Google balk as Canada spells out new online news law

Meta, Google balk as Canada spells out new online news law

Ottawa on Friday spelled out how a new law requiring digital giants to pay publishers for news content will work in practice, including how much it could cost Meta and Google.

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 13:26

Chandrayaan-3 detects possible seismic activity on the moon

Chandrayaan-3 detects possible seismic activity on the moon

The Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity (ILSA) payload on India's Chandrayaan 3 lander has recently discovered vibrations occurring on the moon, as confirmed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on August 31. 

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 12:58

X, formerly Twitter, to collect biometric and employment data

X, formerly Twitter, to collect biometric and employment data

X, formerly known as Twitter, will collect biometric data on its users, such as a photograph of their face, in an update to its privacy policy.

Friday, 1 September 2023, 15:25

Google introduces generative AI to Search in India, Japan

Google introduces generative AI to Search in India, Japan

Alphabet's Google said on Wednesday it introduced generative artificial intelligence to its Search tool for users in India and Japan that will show text or visual results to prompts, including summaries.

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 16:21

Google tests watermark to identify AI images

Google tests watermark to identify AI images

Google is trialling a digital watermark to spot images made by artificial intelligence (AI) in a bid to fight disinformation. Developed by DeepMind, Google's AI arm, SynthID will identify images generated by machines.

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 11:52

OpenAI launches ChatGPT Enterprise for businesses

OpenAI launches ChatGPT Enterprise for businesses

OpenAI, the company behind the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT, has launched an enterprise version of ChatGPT. Called ChatGPT Enterprise, this version offers enterprise-grade security and privacy, unlimited access to GPT-4, advanced data analysis capabilities, and faster performance.

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 13:25

Musk`s X introduces job listing feature for verified users

Musk`s X introduces job listing feature for verified users

In the latest move, Elon Musk-led X, formerly Twitter, has introduced a feature to post job listings for verified organisations on the microblogging platform. 

Monday, 28 August 2023, 15:24

How robotaxis are dividing San Francisco

How robotaxis are dividing San Francisco

My heartbeat quickens just a little as the cab approaches. It's a bizarre sight, one that I thought I wouldn't see in my lifetime. The cab has no driver. It stops in front of me and invites me to unlock its door with my phone - before whisking me into the night.

Monday, 28 August 2023, 12:14

The fight over a `dangerous` ideology shaping AI debate

The fight over a `dangerous` ideology shaping AI debate

Silicon Valley's favourite philosophy, longtermism, has helped to frame the debate on artificial intelligence around the idea of human extinction.But increasingly vocal critics are warning that the philosophy is dangerous, and the obsession with extinction distracts from real problems associated with AI like data theft and biased algorithms.

Sunday, 27 August 2023, 21:09

YouTube`s experimental feature eases song search struggles

YouTube`s experimental feature eases song search struggles

Struggling to recall the name of a catchy tune or song? We have all been there. The melodies linger, but the names escape us, leaving us frustrated. And let's not even mention those moments when lyrics elude our memory, making the search for a song feel like a musical puzzle.

Saturday, 26 August 2023, 23:58

NASA and SpaceX postpone launch of ISS crew rotation mission

NASA and SpaceX postpone launch of ISS crew rotation mission

NASA and SpaceX said Thursday they have postponed the launch of a crew of four to the International Space Station. NASA said the mission was "standing down" from a scheduled Friday launch time, but did not provide a reason for the move.

Friday, 25 August 2023, 20:18

AI chip giant Nvidia sees sales more than double

AI chip giant Nvidia sees sales more than double

Technology giant Nvidia says its sales have hit a record after more than doubling as demand for its artificial intelligence (AI) chips soars. The company says revenue jumped to above $13.5bn (£10.6bn) for the three months to the end of June.

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 12:04

Meta to launch desktop version of Threads soon

Meta to launch desktop version of Threads soon

"Desktop web will happen long before foldable support. We're close on web and not working on foldables," stated Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, in a Threads post.

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 11:03

Russia`s space agency head vows to continue Moon race

Russia`s space agency head vows to continue Moon race

The chief of the Russian space agency Roscosmos on Monday advocated for Russia to stay in the lunar race, a day after announcing its mission had crashed.

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 11:32

Jack Dorsey quits Instagram after 12 years, Elon Musk reacts

Jack Dorsey quits Instagram after 12 years, Elon Musk reacts

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and former Chief Executive Officer of the social media platform, has quit Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram. Mr Dorsey announced his decision on X, formerly Twitter, saying he had deleted his Instagram account and gone "Meta free."

Monday, 21 August 2023, 12:48

Xiaomi launches Redmi 12 in Bangladesh

Xiaomi launches Redmi 12 in Bangladesh

Xiaomi has announced the release of the Redmi 12 in Bangladesh today. The smartphone is the latest addition to the Redmi Number Series and is part of the locally assembled smartphones from the #MakeInBangladesh project.

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 22:19

Things to consider before purchasing a used gadget

Things to consider before purchasing a used gadget

Purchasing a used gadget instead of a new one can save a huge chunk from your pocket. Apart from saving money, opting for a used device comes with more benefits too as you can get access to premium features that are usually found only on premium devices.

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 15:38