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One billion dollar copyright infringement killed on appeal

The $1 billion copyright infringement verdict against Cox Communications was overturned by a federal appeals court, which ruled...

Colorado app addresses food waste and feeds “food insecure”

In Denver and Boulder, Colorado the Too Good To Go app is changing the way we tackle food...

US supports Japans ambitions to return to leadership in chip manufacturing

Japan has embarked on a monumental $67 billion initiative to reclaim its stature as a global semiconductor titan, with plans to spearhead the production...

OpenAI acknowledges “ChatGPT had a melt down”

ChatGPT had what witnesses are describing as a "meltdown" over the past day. Various reports surfaced with incidents of the model speaking in "Spanglish,"...

OpenAI faces social media backlash with launch of Sora for text to image

OpenAI's launch of its new text-to-video model, Sora, has stirred up considerable debate and concern among the public...

Polar: A new way of funding open source projects

A company called Polar is introducing a new idea in open-source funding, aiming to allow open source developers...

Microsoft develops its own chip and network card as cheeper and faster alternative to Nvidia

Microsoft is reportedly developing its own AI server gear, including a new network card, to enhance the performance...

Adobe Acrobat introduces its own AI assistant

Adobe Acrobat is introducing an AI Assistant as a beta feature for its PDF management software, aiming to...

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UK leads takedown of LockBit ransomware gang’s website

The LockBit ransomware gang’s website has been seized, several news agencies reported late Monday. The Reuters news agency and The Register are carrying stories based on a new splash screen that has appeared on the gang’s website. It says, “This site is now under the control of the National Crime Agency of the UK, working

Cyber Security Today, Feb. 19, 2024 – Fake police data breach notification fools Maine’s AG site

This episode reports a recent fake data breach report and two real ones, a man pleads guilty to being involved in malware distribution

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, Feb. 16, 2024

This episode features discussion on new cyber incident and data breach reporting obligations for American telecom companies, the progress of Canada's proposed cybersecurity law

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Reddit sells user data to undisclosed AI company

An AI company has reportedly struck a $60 million...

OpenAI Sora launch leads to industry debate

OpenAI's introduction of Sora, its first video-generation model, lauched...

NVIDIA CEO on a mission to advocate for “sovereign AI”

Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, is on a global...

Google’s internal AI model drives programming productivity

Google has introduced an internal large language model named...

Google’s machine learning algorithm removes 170 million fake reviews

In a significant crackdown on fraudulent online activity, Google...

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

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

Reverse ATMs becomes solution for cashless business

To accommodate the expanding number of cashless companies, reverse...

Shopify teams up with Melio to launch bill pay tool

Melio, a B2B payments firm, has teamed with Shopify...

Federal Budget 2023: Millions to fight foreign interference, threats and covert activities

A new National Counter-Foreign Interference Office will be created if the bud

Fintech Plaid adds identity verification to Canadian service

A U.S.-based data aggregator that allows consumers to connect their accounts with a variety of financial institutions through one app has now added its identity verification service for Canadian organizations. Last week, Plaid Financial began offering its Identity Verification and Monitor, a global verification and know-your-customer (KYC) solution, to help digital finance apps and services

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