CHINA'S BAIDU REVEALS GENERATIVE AI CHATBOT BASED ON LANGUAGE MODEL BIGGER THAN GPT-3

Probably bilingual bot will be called ERNIE Bot outside China, Wenxin Yiyan within, Chinese web giant Baidu, which has “AI” in its...

INDIA BANS 232 CHINESE LENDING AND BETTING APPS

And a few non-Chinese lending apps that appear to have been scooped by accident India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology...

 
 
 

PAKISTAN'S PM OVERTURNS WIKIPEDIA BAN, SEEKS END TO WHACK-A-MOLE CONTENT BLOCKS

Cabinet committee gets to find a solution after years of bans didn't achieve a lot Pakistan's years-long whack-a-mole attempts to prevent...

SOUTH KOREA TO TREAT CRYPTO TOKENS AND VIRTUAL ASSETS AS IF THEY WERE SECURITIES

‘Food does not change no matter what bowl it is served in' says regulator South Korea's Financial Services Commission yesterday revealed...

 
 
 

SURPRISE! CHINA'S TOP ANDROID PHONES COLLECT WAY MORE INFO

Best to revisit that plan to bring home a cheap OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, or Realme handset from your holiday Don't buy an Android phone...

US STALKERWARE DEVELOPER FINED $410,000 AND ORDERED TO MODIFY APPS SO THEY REVEAL SPYING

Creepy developer offers evasive apps that track victims, crack their cloud storage, enable harassment and worse A New York man who...

 
 
 

TWITCH BANS AI-GENERATED SEINFELD SHOW FOR MAKING TRANSPHOBIC JOKES

'The text we generated was a mistake, we are super embarrassed' Video The Seinfeld spoof Nothing, Forever - a sitcom developed using...

EMBARRASSMENT AS US CYBER AMBASSADOR'S TWITTER ACCOUNT IS HACKED

'Perils of the job' we're told A top US cyber diplomat said his Twitter account was compromised over the weekend...

 
 
 

GOOGLE UNLEASHES FIGHTBACK AGAINST CHATGPT, A BARD BY ANY OTHER NAME

Competition for AI-powered search between Microsoft and Google heats up On Monday, Google unveiled an AI chatbot, Bard, that will be...

POWER GRID WORRIES FORCE AMAZON TO RUN OREGON DATACENTERS USING FUEL CELLS

And not the green hydrogen kind Unable to get the power it needs to feed its growing datacenter footprint, Amazon plans to transition...

 
 
 

HERE'S A LIST OF PROXY IPS TO HELP BLOCK KILLNET'S DDOS BOTS

Put pro-Putin bots on the do not call list A free tool aims is helping organizations defend against KillNet distributed-denial-of-service...

MICROSOFT IS CHANGING HOW IT HANDLES DEVICE DIAGNOSTIC DATA TO KEEP EU SWEET

Data sovereignty - the Windows maker has heard of it Microsoft is continuing to change how diagnostic data from Windows devices is...

 
 
 

COULD 2023 BE THE YEAR SPACEX'S STARSHIP FINALLY REACHES ORBIT?

Meanwhile, no one is thinking of the horrible emissions coming out of all these rockets, say scientists SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said over...

IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTRACT COPIES OF IMAGES USED TO TRAIN GENERATIVE AI MODELS

Tools like DALL-E, Stable Diffusion, and Midjourney have memories after all Generative AI models can memorize images from their training...

 
 
 

DELL PLANNING JOB CUTS AS PC DEMAND JUMPS OFF A CLIFF

Memo tells staff freeze on hiring and travel expenses are no longer enough Dell is said to be planning to cut thousands of jobs, potentially...

CAT SAVES 'GOOD BOTS' FROM TWITTER API PURGE

Account posting pics of pet returning home convinces Musk to chill about access rules File the decision to withdraw free access to...

 
 
 

PRIVATE COMPANY SET UP TO OVERSEE UK'S PROTOTYPE FUSION REACTOR

STEP won't be complete until 2040, but here's a 'delivery body' in the meantime The UK government has set up a delivery body tasked...

FIELD TRIP! EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY SENDS ASTRONAUTS ABROAD TO LEARN ABOUT ROCKS

Astronauts need better autonomy as ground control gets further away While astronauts are often engineers or scientists, they usually...

 
 
 

UK HEALTH MINISTER CONFIRMS DATA PLATFORM WORTH £480M WILL REPLICATE PALANTIR DASHBOARDS

Suppliers competing for lucrative prize will rely on 'interoperability' of existing work from US spy-tech firm The UK's health service...

TRUST, NOT TECH, IS HOLDING BACK A SAFER INTERNET

Excuse me, citizen, did you packet this data yourself? Opinion The tech sector is failing at cybersecurity. Global spending on the...

 
 
 



Sir Ian McKellen claims intimacy co-ordinators can ruin ‘purity' of theatre...

Sir Ian McKellen claims intimacy co-ordinators can ruin ‘purity' of theatre productions

Sir Ian McKellen was discussing changes in the theatre industry Sir Ian McKellen has questioned the role of intimacy co-ordinators but said on some occasions they are ‘just... Read more ...

Brian Laudrup warns Rangers Viaplay Cup final is last chance to sow seeds of...

Brian Laudrup warns Rangers Viaplay Cup final is last chance to sow seeds of Celtic doubt

The Ibrox favourite pointed to Alex McLeish's team using the cups to turn the tide on the Premiership title race. Read more ...

Lanarkshire taxi driver left with fractured jaw after attack by teenager

Lanarkshire taxi driver left with fractured jaw after attack by teenager

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Love Island editing blunder sees Tanya 'disappear' while Ellie 'walks backwards'

Love Island editing blunder sees Tanya 'disappear' while Ellie 'walks backwards'

ITV2's hit dating show Love Island appears to have suffered editing mistakes within seconds of each other as Tanya seemingly disappeared while bombshell Ellie walked backwards Read more ...

Arsenal close in on cut price Milinkovic-Savic transfer as ex-Man Utd target...

Arsenal close in on cut price Milinkovic-Savic transfer as ex-Man Utd target makes ‘irreversible' choice to leave Lazio

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'Baffled' diving expert hunting for Nicola Bulley fears her phone was left...

'Baffled' diving expert hunting for Nicola Bulley fears her phone was left on the bench as a 'decoy'

The 'baffled' diving expert leading the search for missing Nicola Bulley fears her mobile phone discovered on the bend next to the river was left as a 'decoy.' Read more ...

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot 'is in advanced talks' over a new deal

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot 'is in advanced talks' over a new deal

Barcelona had made no secret of their desire to freshen up their full-back options but Diogo Dalot has impressed under Erik ten Hag and he also loves the intensity of English... Read more ...

Forget Sonos Optimo, the Era 300 and 100 just leaked

Forget Sonos Optimo, the Era 300 and 100 just leaked

There is an exciting rumour swirling around that might get Sonos fans excited: The audio giant is preparing launch new Era 300 and Era 100 smart speakers. According to The... Read more ...

The Moggcast: Brexit - and how Corbyn saved Britain from “a government of...

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Half-price return fare trial set to continue at London North Eastern Railway

The trial, which first began in 2020, consists of charging half the cost of a return. Read more ...