Month: May 2023

Cornell Tech Policy Institute Director Sarah Kreps joins Scarlet Fu and Alex Barinka to discuss the impact of generative AI not only on the economy, but also on democratic engagement. Plus, her thoughts on social media apps like TikTok on national security. ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg Technology on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrM7B7SL_g1edFOnmj-SDKg Watch the
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Britain’s competition watchdog on Friday said social media giant Meta had offered to limit its use of other businesses’ advertising data for its Facebook Marketplace service to address the regulator’s competition concerns. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it was minded to accept the commitments, which include advertisers being able to opt out of
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Security researchers have shared a deep dive into the commercial Android spyware called Predator, which is marketed by the Israeli company Intellexa (previously Cytrox). Predator was first documented by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) in May 2022 as part of attacks leveraging five different zero-day flaws in the Chrome web browser and Android. The spyware,
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Elon Musk’s brain-implant company Neuralink on Thursday said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had given the green light to its first-in-human clinical trial, a critical milestone after earlier struggles to gain approval. The FDA nod “represents an important first step that will one day allow our technology to help many people,” Neuralink said
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Global smartwatch shipments witnessed a decline of 1.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2023, as per the latest report by market research firm Counterpoint. Still, India managed to register 121 percent year-over-year growth in shipments fuelled by high demand for low-cost wearables made by local brands such as Fire-Boltt, Noise and boAt,
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May 25, 2023Ravie LakshmananNetwork Security / Vulnerability Zyxel has released software updates to address two critical security flaws affecting select firewall and VPN products that could be abused by remote attackers to achieve code execution. Both the flaws – CVE-2023-33009 and CVE-2023-33010 – are buffer overflow vulnerabilities and are rated 9.8 out of 10 on
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WWDC 2023 — Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference — will begin with a keynote event on June 5, the company confirmed on Tuesday. The Cupertino company has revealed the schedule for the first day of the developer conference where it is expected to unveil upcoming versions of its iOS, macOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems. Apple
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Before Resident Evil, there was Alone in the Dark — a Lovecraftian survival horror game from Frédéric Raynal, that relied on fixed, pre-rendered backdrops upon which 3D characters would scurry about. The game design impressed creator Shinji Mikami to adapt it into RE’s early model, prior to which it was planned as a first-person shooter.
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May 25, 2023Ravie LakshmananGaming / Server Security A new botnet called Dark Frost has been observed launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the gaming industry. “The Dark Frost botnet, modeled after Gafgyt, QBot, Mirai, and other malware strains, has expanded to encompass hundreds of compromised devices,” Akamai security researcher Allen West said in a new
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Pebble Cosmos Vault smartwatch was launched in India on Wednesday. The smartwatch sports a 1.43-inch AMOLED display with 600 nits peak brightness and is claimed to offer always-on functionality. It also offers support for Bluetooth calling via a connected smartphone. The Pebble Cosmos Vault smartwatch sports a metallic strap and offers several smart health tracking
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Conviction founder Sarah Guo joins Caroline Hyde to discuss where she is placing her bets in the generative AI startup landscape, why she thinks the US needs to go faster on the regulatory front and why it’s an opportunity for more pro-technology policymaking. ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg Technology on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrM7B7SL_g1edFOnmj-SDKg Watch
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In this article ASML-NL NVDA 2330-TW Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Dutch firm ASML and Taiwan’s TSMC, two of the world’s most important semiconductor firms, got a share price boost on Thursday after Nvidia’s earnings impressed investors. Nvidia reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations on Wednesday. But its sales forecast of about
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Despite the many different models and sub-brand names for televisions under the Xiaomi stable — and the potential for confusion that comes with it — the portfolio is actually quite elegantly laid out if you try to understand it. Redmi televisions generally stick to the budget segments and smaller sizes, while the ‘Xiaomi’ branding is applied to
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May 25, 2023Ravie LakshmananCyber Threat / Espionage A stealthy China-based group managed to establish a persistent foothold into critical infrastructure organizations in the U.S. and Guam without being detected, Microsoft and the “Five Eyes” nations said on Wednesday. The tech giant’s threat intelligence team is tracking the activity, which includes post-compromise credential access and network
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Streamer Disney+ Hotstar on Wednesday announced that its upcoming series ‘School of Lies‘, starring Nimrat Kaur, will premiere on its platform on June 2. Produced by BBC Studios, the eight-episode mystery drama show is directed Avinash Arun Dhaware. It also features Aamir Bashir, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Sonali Kulkarni and Jitendra Joshi along with Varin Roopani,
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If you’re involved in securing the applications your organization develops, there is no question that Static Application Security Testing (SAST) solutions are an important part of a comprehensive application security strategy. SAST secures software, supports business more securely, cuts down on costs, reduces risk, and speeds time to development, delivery, and deployment of mission-critical applications.
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