How OpenAI and Microsoft reawakened a sleeping software giant

Just a decade ago, the world’s biggest tech beast was a relative minnow. Microsoft had become notorious for disappointing product launches, stagnant innovation, and losing top talent. The first true software…

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In biggest-ever election year, tech platforms are wide open for voter manipulation

Under orders from the EU, tech giants have launched 11 advertising transparency tools. None of them are fit for purpose, according to a new study from Mozilla. The tools provide…

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‘British DARPA’ to build AI gatekeepers for ‘quantitative safety guarantees’

A British R&D unit today unveiled a futuristic vision of “quantitative safety guarantees” for AI. The Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA) compares the guarantees to the high safety standards…

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Ukraine launches defence tech accelerator amid sector-wide boom

Ukraine has launched a defence tech accelerator programme for new startups aiming to deliver innovative solutions for military applications. The Defence Builder Accelerator is a four-month-long training programme, which will…

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