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Australian Craig Wright finally forced to concede he did not invent Bitcoin

Australian Craig Wright has finally conceded that he is not the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, following...

FBI rapidly hacks into Trump shooter’s phone, raises privacy concerns

Just two days after the attempted assassination at a Trump rally, the FBI announced it had gained access...

84% of PC users unwilling to pay extra for AI features?

A recent poll conducted by the site TechPowerUp has revealed a significant trend among PC users: a strong resistance to paying extra for AI-enhanced...

Microsoft lays off DEI team

Microsoft has laid off its internal team dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), a move that has sparked internal controversy. The decision, attributed...

Microsofts AI voice generator deemed “too dangerous to release.”

Microsoft has developed a groundbreaking AI voice generator, VALL-E 2, which achieves human-level accuracy in text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis....

Massive AT&T breach in 2022 one of the largest private communications data breaches

AT&T announced a significant data breach affecting nearly all of its mobile phone customers, marking one of the...

EU accuses Elon Musk’s X of deceiving users and violating European content rules

The European Commission has accused Elon Musk's social media platform X, formerly Twitter, of deceiving users and violating...

The Microsoft AI feature you may never see: Hashtag Trending for Monday, July 15, 2024

Has Microsoft created a voice generator that is so good they won’t release it to the public?  Is...

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Intuit lays off 1,800 people amid a shift to AI

Intuit, the company behind QuickBooks, Credit Karma, and TurboTax, is laying off 1,800 employees, which is about 10%...

Amazon reviews losing trust as number of fake reviews are uncovered

Amazon's customer review system, once trusted for its verified buyer opinions, is increasingly under scrutiny as more and...

Apple Vision Pro U.S. sales plummet

Apple's Vision Pro headset, priced at $3,500, is experiencing a significant drop in U.S. sales. Market analysts report...

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Target’s new AI is aimed at employees

Target is introducing a new generative artificial intelligence tool...

The good and the bad of AI generated code

Generative AI tools are transforming the coding landscape, making...

Microsoft’s AI success may spell defeat for it’s climate goals

Microsoft's ambitious strides in AI technology are now posing...

OpenAI’s Chief Scientist Ilya Sutskever Departs Company

Ilya Sutskever, co-founder and chief scientist of OpenAI, has...

OpenAI snubs Microsoft, launching GPT-4o only on macOS

OpenAI, despite Microsoft's substantial $10 billion investment, has chosen...

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AI could displace more than 50% of banking jobs, according to new Citigroup report

In a recent report by Citigroup, the global investment...

NYSE technical error sends stocks tumbling

A technical glitch at the New York Stock Exchange...

Cancelling your credit card may not stop streaming service charges

Many consumers believe that changing their credit card can...

The race to harness AI in big banks heats up

The journey to harness Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the...

IMF reports that 40 percent of global employment could be disrupted by AI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark...

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Cyber Security Today, July 3, 2024 – Beware of advanced attack tactics

Beware of advanced attack tactics. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wedneday July 3rd, 2024. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for TechNewsday.com. Threat actors are getting craftier. That's no surprise. But a...

Cyber Security Today, July 1, 2024 – A critical patch for GitLab

A critical patch for GitLab. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday, July 1, 2024. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for TechNewsday.com. Happy Canada Day to listeners in this country. Thanks for...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending June 28, 2024

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. This is the Week in Review for the week ending Friday June 28th, 2024. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for TechNewsday.com.   In a few minutes Terry...

Exploring AI’s Promise and Challenges with Steven Karan, VP and Head of Data & Insights for Capgemini Canada | Hashtag Trending Weekend Edition

In this special weekend edition of Hashtag Trending, host Jim Love dives deep into the promise, challenges, and future of data and artificial intelligence with Steven Karan, Vice President and Head of...

Cyber Security Today, June 28, 2024 – Cyber authorities remind developers to switch to memory-safe coding languages

Cyber authorities remind developers to switch to memory-safe coding languages. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 28th, 2024. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for TechNewsday.com.   Cyber authorities in the U.S.,...

TELUS is high on TIME magazines list of world-wide sustainable companies

TELUS has been honored by TIME Magazine and Statista in the inaugural list of the World's Most Sustainable Companies, ranking 21st out of 500 global companies. The recognition also places TELUS as...

Canadian healthcare industry needs to overcome technological challenges: Hashtag Trending for Friday, June 28th, 2024

Just a heads up that this is our last daily news program next week. We are going to take some much-needed R&R next week and enjoy Canada Day and the 4th of...

Microsoft takes a hit on another cybersecurity crisis

American healthcare provider Geisinger has revealed that over a million of its patient records may have been stolen, with the breach attributed to a former employee of Nuance Communications, a Microsoft subsidiary. The...

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