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TSMC nears $1 trillion valuation as target upgrades boost rally
The bullish chorus on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is growing even louder as a stock rally puts its market capitalization closer to the $1 trillion milestone.
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FTX seeks to recover $5 million from a group with racist ties that was funded by Sam Bankman-Fried
The Guardian reveals FTX trustees, in charge after the CEO’s downfall, allege payments were made with looted funds
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Cheating husband plans to sue Apple for £5m after wife discovered his messages to sex workers via iMessage
The businessman, who lives in England, aims to recover cash he lost in the separation, plus legal costs
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Microsoft, OpenAI and Nvidia investigated over monopoly laws
US regulators open inquiry into AI firms over antitrust laws that oversee fair competition
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launches and lands most powerful rocket ever made
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has launched and seemingly safely landed the most powerful and largest rocket ever made.
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ChatGPT tells users Labour has already won the election
The AI chatbot ChatGPT told users Labour won the election which has not happened yet with a "substantial majority".
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X changes porn policy to opt-in system that blocks under-18 users
The social media network’s new rules, announced on Monday, come after regulator pressure around the world to better protect children from inappropriate content
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Dark Web ’LinkedIn’ sees cyber experts offering ’morally flexible’ services to scammers
On the Dark Web’s criminal version of ’LinkedIn’, the jobs on offer are varied. They include web developers, software engineers and people who steal data or hack a business
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Microsoft outage disrupts services globally
A major Microsoft outage left thousands unable to use its flagship search engine Bing on Thursday morning, with the technical issues also appearing to affect DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT.
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UK researchers say AI chatbots’ safeguards can be easily bypassed
All five systems tested were found to be ‘highly vulnerable’ to attempts to elicit harmful responses
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The robots are coming: How Ukraine became the testing ground for AI-powered combat
As autonomous drones soar toward the frontline, bigger countries like China and the U.S. are watching.
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ESET: Turla, Russian FSB-linked group, behind new European government network backdoors
Researchers at the Slovakia-based cybersecurity company ESET have uncovered two new backdoors, dubbed LunarWeb and LunarMail, which they believe were likely used by a Russian state-affiliated hacking group to infiltrate the foreign affairs ministry of an unnamed European country.
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There’s a sophisticated new scam called ’smishing’ emerging
Courier service Evri has issued a warning over an increase in sophisticated scam messages, leaving customers wondering what ‘smishing’ is.
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Wayve’s charm offensive: How slick lobbying helped bag Europe’s biggest AI deal
New legislation gives the self-driving car firm a route to market. But the proposals nearly fell victim to Britain’s political perma-crisis.
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OpenAI considers allowing users to create AI-generated pornography
Critics say ChatGPT creator’s proposal to allow erotica, slurs and other adult content undermines its mission statement
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Old landlines will be switched off in 84 new UK areas
The next batch of UK locations that are being moved to the latest broadband technology has been confirmed - full list of areas revealed.
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WhatsApp users warned over group scam targeting family and friends
Experts are warning WhatsApp group chat members about an audio call scam which could cost friends and family their savings.
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A judge will soon rule whether Google’s vast empire constitutes a monopoly
Closing arguments in the government’s case alleging Google is a monopoly that abuses its power over the internet were delivered Friday, ending the formal part of one of the most important antitrust cases of the decade.
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UK plans to develop hypersonic missiles to match China and Russia by 2030
Plans are at an early stage, according to a newspaper report, although there is no decision on whether the missile will be launched from land, sea or air.
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An urgent warning has been issued for individuals utilizing a disturbingly precise "AI death calculator."
The team behind an ‘AI death calculator’ that can predict, well, when you’ll die, issued a stark warning for those keen to find out their life expectancy.
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Boston Dynamics has developed a new robot, and it’s their most intimidating creation yet
Just over eight years ago a robot Atlas was introduced to the world by Boston Dynamics and we collectively freaked out.
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Millions of Windows 10 users face costly decision - Microsoft confirms new yearly fees
If you still use Windows 10 you’re about to have a tough choice to make.
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BBC iPlayer app shuts down for good tomorrow - full list of devices facing block
Some iPlayer users will finally find they can no longer access their downloads from tomorrow, April 8.
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US planning incredible futuristic moon train with railway network to transport goods and people across Lunar surface
Northrop Grumman and SpaceX are among 14 companies helping DARPA extend humanity’s economic footprint into deep space
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Save £120 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra – but you'll have to be quick
Samsung has also slashed prices on the Galaxy S24 range as part of its '7 Days of Samsung' sale