Companies, airlines scramble to recover after global IT outage disrupts business worldwide
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‘Keep cash on hand’: UAE residents learn lesson as tech outage halts card payments - News | Khaleej Times
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NHS England warns of disruption next week as global IT outage wreaks havoc: Flights continue to be cancelled while GP surgeries and hospitals will be dealing ...
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NHS England warns of disruption next week as global IT outage wreaks havoc
Google’s wrong answer to the threat of AI – stop indexing content: The search engine’s response to the rise of ChatGPT and its ilk is to take an extremely ...
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Google’s wrong answer to the threat of AI – stop indexing content
Musk says he's moving headquarters of SpaceX and X to Texas from California: SpaceX, the commercial space company that already has major operations in Texas ...
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‘Google says I’m a dead physicist’: is the world’s biggest search engine broken?: For decades now, anyone who’s wanted to know everything about anything has ...
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‘Google says I’m a dead physicist’: is the world’s biggest search engine ...
Liberating and a huge pain: my week with a Nokia ‘dumbphone’: Using the reissued 3210 model left our reporter very frustrated – but less mobile-obsessed and in ...
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Liberating and a huge pain: my week with a Nokia ‘dumbphone’
From trains to retail, how CrowdStrike outage caused havoc across industries: Transport, hospitals, television stations, sports clubs and financial systems among ...
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From trains to retail, how CrowdStrike outage caused havoc across ...
Live updates: Major global IT outage grounds flights, hits banks and businesses around the world
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Live updates: Major global IT outage grounds flights, hits banks and ...
Is the UK resilient enough to withstand a major cyber-attack?: Microsoft’s IT outage reveals the fragility of our software systems and the risks of a more ...
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Is the UK resilient enough to withstand a major cyber-attack?
Several major U.S. airlines grounded flights early Friday due to a technical issue impacting IT systems. Microsoft said it was aware of an issue affecting ... Show more

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How JD Vance’s path to being Trump’s VP pick wound through Silicon Valley: Yale Law School graduate found allies in tech billionaires including Peter Thiel who ...
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How JD Vance’s path to being Trump’s VP pick wound through Silicon Valley
Slow recovery from IT outage begins as experts warn of future risks: Fault in CrowdStrike caused airports, businesses and healthcare services to languish in ...
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Slow recovery from IT outage begins as experts warn of future risks
Tell us: how have you been affected by the outage linked to Windows pcs?: We’d like to hear from people who have been affected by the global outage
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Tell us: how have you been affected by the outage linked to Windows pcs?
Cyberattack on prescription service MediSecure affects 13 million Australians: Personal and health data from the hack is up for sale on the dark web.
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Cyberattack on prescription service MediSecure affects 13 million ...
Scoop: Meta won't offer future multimodal AI models in EU: The social media giant says EU regulators haven't provided clarity.
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Scoop: Meta won't offer future multimodal AI models in EU
AI is overpowering efforts to catch child predators, experts warn: Safety groups say images are so lifelike that it can be hard to see if real children were ...
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AI is overpowering efforts to catch child predators, experts warn
Portal needed for victims to report AI deepfakes, federal police union says: Parliamentary inquiry told police forced to ‘cobble together’ laws to prosecute man ...
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Portal needed for victims to report AI deepfakes, federal police union ...
Elon is turning Texas into Musk Country, thinks others will follow : Elon Musk vowed to move the headquarters of X and SpaceX from California to Texas ...
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Elon is turning Texas into Musk Country, thinks others will follow
Quick Glance: Elon Musk's Texas Headquarters Shift and Influence
  • When Tesla shareholders sided with Elon Musk to reincorporate the company in Texas, the world's richest person saw it as a new beginning for Tesla.

  • Musk plans to relocate the headquarters of X and SpaceX from California to Texas, aiming to establish the state as Musk Country.

  • Having successfully moved Tesla's base to Austin, Musk is optimistic that many others will follow his lead in moving to Texas.

  • Musk's influence has also extended to garnering support for various causes, including Donald Trump, indicating a potential shift of tech companies to Texas.
Galaxy Book 4 Edge review: Samsung laptop delivers power but not battery life: Latest Copilot+ PC is thin, light and speedy with a stunning screen ...
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Galaxy Book 4 Edge review: Samsung laptop delivers power but not battery ...
Case of man who falsely claimed to be bitcoin inventor referred to CPS: Craig Wright’s case referred for potential perjury and forgery prosecution after losing ...
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Case of man who falsely claimed to be bitcoin inventor referred to CPS
Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New Pro-Trump Super PAC
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AI’s ‘Oppenheimer moment’: autonomous weapons enter the battlefield: The military use of AI-enabled weapons is growing, and the industry that provides them is ...
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AI’s ‘Oppenheimer moment’: autonomous weapons enter the battlefield
What is it about weather apps that has us all – including Queen Camilla – so obsessed?
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What is it about weather apps that has us all – including Queen Camilla – ...
Deepfake clips of Gareth Southgate swearing at England team go viral: Videos of England football manager emblematic of growing internet trend for AI-generated ...
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Deepfake clips of Gareth Southgate swearing at England team go viral
‘Let’s make history!’: Amazon staff at UK warehouse vote on union recognition: In Coventry, the GMB has been canvassing hard to represent workers officially – ...
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‘Let’s make history!’: Amazon staff at UK warehouse vote on union ...
Should I bring a brolly? Five of the best weather apps: From long-range forecasts to ‘real feel’ temperatures, a good app can prepare you for the best and worst ...
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Should I bring a brolly? Five of the best weather apps
Smart rings: England players hope £300 gadget will give them Euro 2024 edge: FA has supplied Oura health trackers popularised by stars including Prince Harry to ...
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Smart rings: England players hope £300 gadget will give them Euro 2024 ...
Apple Vision Pro sales expected to be under 500,000 this year: report: Tim Cook's Apple is expected to sell fewer than 500,000 units of its $3 ...
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Apple Vision Pro sales expected to be under 500,000 this year: report
Quick Glance: Apple CEO Tim Cook on Daily Use of Vision Pro
  • Tim Cook uses the Apple Vision Pro daily and recommends potential customers to get a demo due to its challenging explanation.

  • Multitasking is much more efficient on Vision Pro thanks to the support for multiple windows, Cook emphasizes.

  • Some individuals find the demo experience emotional, especially when viewing spatial photos and videos.

  • Designing the Apple Vision Pro involved filing over 5,000 patents, showcasing the team's perseverance, according to Cook.
Facebook and Instagram roll back restrictions on Trump ahead of GOP convention: Heading into the Republican convention, Meta lifted restrictions on Trump’s ...
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Facebook and Instagram roll back restrictions on Trump ahead of GOP ...
Quick Glance: Meta’s Decision to Adjust Trump's Facebook and Instagram Accounts
  • The social media giant led by Mark Zuckerberg emphasizes the importance of Americans hearing from the nominees running for US president.

  • Meta has announced the easing of restrictions on former US President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts as the presumptive Republican nominee seeks to regain the White House in November.

  • The company stated that Trump, who will face off against US President Joe Biden, will no longer be subject to additional monitoring.
EU regulators warns X may face fines for ‘deceptive’ blue-tick system: Preliminary findings suggest X breached Digital Services Act in three ways and could be ...
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EU regulators warns X may face fines for ‘deceptive’ blue-tick system
Apple opens payment system and avoids billion-dollar fine: Under pressure from the EU, Apple will in future allow competitors to access its technology for ...
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Apple opens payment system and avoids billion-dollar fine
Quick Glance: Apple opens iPhone payment system to competitors
  • The EU accepted Apple's agreement to open its iPhone payment system to competitors to settle an antitrust case and avoid significant fines.

  • In response to allegations of abusing its dominant position, Apple proposed in January to grant third-party mobile wallet and payment service providers access to the contactless payment function in its iOS operating system.

  • The EU settlement brings a broader range of options for European consumers. iPhone users now have the ability to designate a preferred wallet, while mobile wallet developers can harness key iPhone verification features like Face ID.

  • To prevent breaches of EU competition laws, Apple must open its payment system by July 25 in the 27 EU countries, as well as Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein.
Samsung Electronics workers to extend strike indefinitely: Campaign for better pay and benefits stepped up, says union representing about 30 ...
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Samsung Electronics workers to extend strike indefinitely
Meta will now remove some posts attacking ‘Zionists’ as a form of hate speech: Meta will now remove posts containing the term “Zionist” when used in conjunction ...
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Meta will now remove some posts attacking ‘Zionists’ as a form of hate ...
Quick Glance: Meta's Stance on Posts Attacking ‘Zionist’ as Representation of Jewish People
  • The parent company of Facebook and Instagram, Meta Platforms Inc., will begin removing more posts attacking 'Zionists' when used to represent Jewish individuals or Israelis in general.

  • Meta's policy change broadens the scope of violations to include instances where 'Jew' or 'Israeli' are not explicitly mentioned when targeting 'Zionists'.

  • The scrutiny of 'Zionists' usage on Meta's platforms has undergone a more formal review in recent months after three years of deliberation on the best approach to address the term.

  • Meta is set to take down posts that incite physical harm, dehumanize Zionists by likening them to animals or 'filth', or imply that Zionists are 'running the world or controlling the media'.
Quick Glance: Dyson to Cut a Quarter of UK Workforce
  • Vacuum cleaner maker is axing 1,000 jobs in the UK as part of global restructuring

  • The job cuts impact the UK and coincide with a meeting of the new Secretary of State for Business

  • Dyson's largest market is Asia, where it competes against local rivals

  • The redundancies began before the UK general election and Dyson will continue to operate as an R&D center in the UK
TechScape: Can AI really help fix a healthcare system in crisis?: Artificial intelligence is heralded as helping the NHS fight cancer. But some warn it’s a ...
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TechScape: Can AI really help fix a healthcare system in crisis?
Surface Pro 11 review: Microsoft’s big Arm leap almost pays off: Dumping Intel for Qualcomm chips delivers big boost in speed but not battery life and breaks ...
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Surface Pro 11 review: Microsoft’s big Arm leap almost pays off
The best Apple iPhones in 2024 – tested, reviewed and ranked: Looking for a new iPhone, or a good deal on a refurbished handset? Our expert has assessed and ...
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The best Apple iPhones in 2024 – tested, reviewed and ranked
Amazon’s Coventry workers begin voting in historic union ballot: More than 3,000 staff could get right to bargain collectively for rights and pay for the first ...
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Amazon’s Coventry workers begin voting in historic union ballot
Real criminals, fake victims: how chatbots are being deployed in the global fight against phone scammers
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Real criminals, fake victims: how chatbots are being deployed in the ...
Microsoft’s climbdown over its creepy Recall feature shows its AI strategy is far from intelligent
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Microsoft’s climbdown over its creepy Recall feature shows its AI strategy ...
‘Hard to argue against’: mandatory speed limiters come to the EU and NI: All new cars must have the devices from 7 July, adding fuel economy as well as safety ...
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‘Hard to argue against’: mandatory speed limiters come to the EU and NI
Jeff Bezos cashes out billions in Amazon shares — again: The Amazon cofounder filed a notice with the SEC on Tuesday to sell 25 million Amazon shares worth close ...
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Jeff Bezos cashes out billions in Amazon shares — again
Quick Glance: Jeff Bezos plans to Sell $5bn of Amazon Stock
  • Jeff Bezos has outlined plans to sell almost $5bn worth of Amazon shares after the technology giant's market value crossed the $2tn mark.

  • Bezos has already offloaded more than $13.4bn in shares this year, while still holding a 9% stake.

  • The billionaire stepped down as Amazon's chief executive in 2021 but remains its executive chair and largest shareholder.

  • Bezos has focused on other ventures since stepping back from Amazon, including his space group Blue Origin and the US newspaper The Washington Post.
TechScape: Here’s four ways a new Labour government could use tech to boost Britain
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TechScape: Here’s four ways a new Labour government could use tech to ...
Could the WhatsApp election hurt Labour at the polls? : In some constituencies – often with large Muslim populations – a parallel viral campaign focuses on ...
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Could the WhatsApp election hurt Labour at the polls?
British female politicians targeted by fake pornography: Leading politicians victimised by online material including AI deepfakes, investigation finds
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British female politicians targeted by fake pornography
Payment model for Facebook and Instagram: EU Commission accuses Meta of breaching competition rules
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Payment model for Facebook and Instagram: EU Commission accuses Meta of ...
AI scientist Ray Kurzweil: ‘We are going to expand intelligence a millionfold by 2045’
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AI scientist Ray Kurzweil: ‘We are going to expand intelligence a ...
TikTok confirms it offered US government a 'kill switch': The platform made the disclosure as part of its legal challenge against a law forcing its sale in the ...
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TikTok confirms it offered US government a 'kill switch'
Quick Glance: TikTok Offers 'Kill Switch' to US Government
  • TikTok says it offered the US government the power to shut the platform down to address lawmakers' data protection and national security concerns.

  • It disclosed the 'kill switch' offer as part of its legal fight against legislation that would ban the app in America unless Chinese parent company ByteDance sells it.

  • TikTok claims the proposed National Security Agreement would have allowed the US government to suspend the platform in the US if certain rules were not followed.

  • Legislation signed by President Joe Biden gives ByteDance until January next year to divest TikTok's US assets or face a ban, based on concerns about data of 170 million US users potentially being passed to the Chinese government.
Australia’s eSafety commissioner waters down child abuse detection rules in online safety standards
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Australia’s eSafety commissioner waters down child abuse detection rules ...
‘You cannot do mass surveillance privately, full stop’: Signal boss hits out at government encryption-busting moves
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‘You cannot do mass surveillance privately, full stop’: Signal boss hits ...
Will Elon Musk’s incessant innuendo ever catch up with him?: The companies led by the boob-obsessed billionaire have faced a number of sexual harassment lawsuits ...
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Will Elon Musk’s incessant innuendo ever catch up with him?
Does what happens on your iPhone still stay on your iPhone?: Apple’s famous slogan that suggested total privacy is being tested in the age of AI ...
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Does what happens on your iPhone still stay on your iPhone?
Spanish drivers hired to deliver Amazon parcels in UK take legal action over pay: Exclusive: Some of the drivers say they were not paid in full and in some cases ...
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Spanish drivers hired to deliver Amazon parcels in UK take legal action ...
McKinsey partner says AI will be 'most of what we do in the future': Senior McKinsey partner Ben Ellencweig said the firm is going all-in on AI.
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McKinsey partner says AI will be 'most of what we do in the future'
Quick Glance: CAIO Role: Responsibilities and Challenges
  • The role of Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO) is gaining prominence as organizations deploy genAI technology to boost efficiency and productivity.

  • CAIOs are strategic members of the organization and are increasingly expected to be part of the C-Suite teams to lead the overall enterprise AI strategy.

  • Federal agencies in the US have been tasked to appoint CAIOs to promote AI innovation and manage risks associated with the technology.

  • Challenges for CAIOs include ensuring data quality, efficient utilization of AI and data optimization techniques, and ethical considerations for the deployment of genAI.
Sam Bankman-Fried funded a group with racist ties. FTX wants its $5m back: The Guardian reveals FTX trustees, in charge after the CEO’s downfall ...
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Sam Bankman-Fried funded a group with racist ties. FTX wants its $5m back
Pope Francis speaks at G7 about AI; holds meetings with Biden, other world leaders - UPI.com
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Pope Francis speaks at G7 about AI; holds meetings with Biden ...