North Korean hackers breached a US tech company to steal crypto

North Korean hackers breached a US tech company to steal crypto

[1/2]Miniatures of people with computers are seen in front of North Korea flag in this illustration taken July 19, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) – A North Korean government-backed hacking group penetrated an American IT management company and used it as a springboard to target cryptocurrency companies, the firm and cybersecurity experts said…

Netflix quarterly revenue misses forecasts, shares slide

Netflix quarterly revenue misses forecasts, shares slide

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (Reuters) – Streaming video pioneer Netflix (NFLX.O) disappointed Wall Street on Wednesday with second-quarter revenue that fell short of analyst estimates, sending shares tumbling nearly 9% in after-hours trading. The revenue figure, along with a weaker-than-expected forecast for revenue in the third quarter, overshadowed the addition of 5.9 million new streaming…

Ofcom begins investigation into GB News over anti-cashless society campaign

Ofcom begins investigation into GB News over anti-cashless society campaign

Ofcom has launched an investigation into GB News over a campaign which calls on the Government to introduce laws to “protect the status of cash”. The media watchdog said on Friday that it would be looking at the channel’s Don’t Kill Cash petition after a complaint. Ofcom said under its rules all broadcasters were excluded…

Government trying to undermine encryption in Online Safety Bill

Government trying to undermine encryption in Online Safety Bill

The Government is trying to undermine the use of encryption by big technology companies in its draft Online Safety Bill, an industry expert has claimed. Meredith Whittaker, president of secure messaging service Signal, said a provision in the Bill focused on encryption had “significant issues” around the mass surveillance of private information. End-to-end encryption is…

Microsoft, Google strategy to test AI search ads irks some brands

Microsoft, Google strategy to test AI search ads irks some brands

[1/2] Google, Microsoft and Alphabet logos and AI Artificial Intelligence words are seen in this illustration taken, May 4, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ June 8 (Reuters) – Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Microsoft (MSFT.O) are inserting ads into AI experiments without providing an option to opt out of participation, an approach that has already ranked some brands…

‘Godfather of AI’ leaves Google, warns of tech’s dangers

‘Godfather of AI’ leaves Google, warns of tech’s dangers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sounding alarms about artificial intelligence has become a popular pastime in the ChatGPT era, taken up by high-profile figures as varied as industrialist Elon Musk, leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky and the 99-year-old retired statesman Henry Kissinger. But it’s the concerns of insiders in the AI ​​research community that are attracting particular attention….

US chip controls threaten China’s technology ambitions

US chip controls threaten China’s technology ambitions

BEIJING (AP) — Furious at US efforts that cut off access to technology to make advanced computer chips, China’s leaders appear to be struggling to figure out how to retaliate without hurting their own ambitions in telecoms, artificial intelligence and other industries. President Xi Jinping’s government sees the chips that are used in everything from…

Big step for India’s AMCA program as Rolls-Royce confirms export license for combat engine technology transfer

Big step for India’s AMCA program as Rolls-Royce confirms export license for combat engine technology transfer

The combat engine technology transfer to India by Rolls-Royce will be for the purpose of combat engine development with a unique co-creation model Image Courtesy PTI New Delhi: In a major boost for the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative of the Indian government, Rolls-Royce has confirmed an export license from the UK government for combat engine technology…

Musk, other tech experts urge halt to further AI developments |  TechnologyNews

Musk, other tech experts urge halt to further AI developments | TechnologyNews

More than 1,000 tech leaders signed a petition calling for pause of ‘giant AI experiments’ in response to the release of GPT-4. Billionaire businessman Elon Musk and a range of tech leaders called on Wednesday for a pause in the development of powerful artificial intelligence (AI) systems to allow time to make sure they are…