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Robo-cop: EU wants firms to be held liable for harm done by AI
New liability regime would give victims of AI systems their day in court.
What's the risk of being hit by falling space debris?
The end of a satellite's journey usually results in a fiery descent to Earth. With more in space than ever before, predicting where and when they land will become a pressing challenge.
WhatsApp Testing Group Call For Up To 32 People
The new feature is expected to increase the competition among the video calling and conferencing apps.
Why ‘digital literacy’ is now a workplace non-negotiable
Digital skills once meant having a basic grasp of computers. Now, it means being able to work adaptably and strategically across tools, devices and platforms.
Google CEO says employees shouldn't 'equate fun with money’
Google's employees say the company is 'nickel-and-diming' them
Elon Musk opening up Starlink in Iran
SpaceX founder Elon Musk appeared to confirm Friday that he will make Starlink available in Iran.
Google co-founder Larry Page's flying car company Kittyhawk shutting down
Larry Page-founded flying car company says 'we're still working on the details of what's next'
Senate committee passes bill giving news organizations more power against Big Tech
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to approve legislation allowing news organizations to join together to negotiate with Google, Facebook and other dominant platforms to win more revenue.
Meta and Google are cutting staff. Just don’t mention layoffs.
Facebook parent is looking to reduce costs by at least 10%, people familiar with the plans said, while Google has required some employees to apply for new jobs.
Electric-car demand pushes lithium prices to records
Driven by a surge in Chinese electric-vehicles sales, the sharp rise in a key commodity for batteries could slow adoption of EVs globally.
Elon Musk faces skepticism as Tesla plans to deploy humanoid robots
Tesla is getting ready to unveil thousands of humanoid robots, aka Tesla Bot or Optimus, within its factories
Kia And Hyundai Face Lawsuit In US After TikTok Challenge Triggered Car Thefts
According to the lawsuit, Kia and Hyundai previously looked into the efficacy of building with engine immobilisers and decided against it.
Pakistan PM's Leaked Audio Clip Up For Auction On Dark Web
Meanwhile, Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that PM Sharif has taken notice of audio leaks and an inquiry has been initiated.
Storm Ian delays launch of NASA's Artemis I Moon rocket
The launch of NASA's most-powerful ever rocket has been delayed due to a tropical storm which could become a hurricane.
The real threat to Italy’s election: Home-grown social media lies
Local politicians and social media influencers, not the Kremlin, are the main peddlers of falsehoods ahead of this weekend’s vote.
Musk says activating Starlink, in response to Blinken on internet freedom in Iran
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Friday that he would activate the firm's satellite internet service, Starlink, in response to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's tweet that the United States took action "to advance internet freedom and...
How going above and beyond at work became required
These days, workers expect to exceed their job descriptions if they want to get ahead – or even keep their positions at all. How did we get here?
72% of children globally have been victims of cyber threats
A new global report from the Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF), has found that 72 percent of children around the world have experienced at least one type of cyber threat online.
Daughter rises in Mukesh Ambani’s succession plan
In the clearest hint of a succession roadmap, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani carved out definite roles for each of his three children at the annual general meeting of his $220bn (£193bn) retail-to-refining conglomerate in August.
China accuses American intelligence in hacking and theft of information about advanced technologies
In the past, when the United States was ahead of China in technological innovations, the United States used to blame China for a systematic theft of patents and copying technologies. Today, when China is preceding the United States i...
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