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Tech Giants, Including Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, Join Forces to Tackle Election-Related Deepfakes

Tech Giants, Including Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, Join Forces to Tackle Election-Related Deepfakes

On Friday, a consortium of 20 prominent technology firms unveiled a collective pledge to confront the issue of AI misinformation in the upcoming elections. Their focus centers on countering deepfakes, a technology that employs misleading audio, video, and images to replicate influential figures involved in democratic elections or disseminate inaccurate ...

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DOJ: Engineer Contacted China Before Illegally Acquiring Missile Tracking Tech in the U.S.

DOJ Engineer Contacted China Before Illegally Acquiring Missile Tracking Tech in the U.S.

In a recent development, federal prosecutors have brought charges against an engineer employed by a Los Angeles-area company. The individual is accused of unlawfully appropriating trade secrets related to technologies designed for the U.S. government’s space initiatives, specifically for detecting nuclear missile launches and tracking ballistic and hypersonic missiles. The ...

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Misleading TikTok Profiles Disseminate False Information Regarding Russia-Ukraine Conflict to a Wide Audience

Misleading TikTok Profiles Disseminate False Information Regarding Russia-Ukraine Conflict to a Wide Audience

In a recent report released on Wednesday, TikTok revealed that counterfeit accounts on its platform have disseminated disinformation regarding Russia’s war in Ukraine, reaching millions of users. The deceptive posts, which specifically targeted Ukrainian and Russian audiences, as well as individuals across Europe, were crafted to “artificially amplify pro-Russian narratives” ...

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EU Achieves Milestone AI Regulations as Governments Seek to Govern Products Such as ChatGPT

EU Achieves Milestone AI Regulations as Governments Seek to Govern Products Such as ChatGPT

On Friday, the European Union reached a historic milestone by establishing comprehensive regulations for artificial intelligence (AI), marking a significant development as the first major regulatory framework for this emerging technology in the Western world. Throughout the week, key EU institutions engaged in extensive discussions to formulate proposals and ultimately ...

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Lawrence Wong to Assume Leadership of Singapore’s Ruling Party Ahead of Upcoming General Election

Lawrence Wong to Assume Leadership of Singapore's Ruling Party Ahead of Upcoming General Election

Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, announced on Sunday that Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong will assume the role of leader within the ruling People’s Action Party before the forthcoming general election, scheduled by November 2025. Given the widespread anticipation of the PAP’s continued electoral dominance, Wong is poised to ...

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Israeli Schools Encourage Parents to Advise Their Children to Remove Instagram and TikTok

Israeli Schools Encourage Parents to Advise Their Children to Remove Instagram and TikTok

Multiple Israeli and Jewish schools have purportedly initiated efforts to encourage parents to take proactive measures by removing social media applications like Instagram, TikTok, and X (formerly known as Twitter) from their children’s smartphones. This move aims to shield young users from potentially distressing and violent imagery associated with the ...

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Evacuation of Eiffel Tower in Paris Following Bomb Threat

Evacuation of Eiffel Tower in Paris Following Bomb Threat

Temporarily ceasing its operations to visitors on Saturday, the Eiffel Tower, an internationally acclaimed tourist landmark situated in Paris, took a cautious measure. The decision to close the iconic structure came in response to a bomb threat, which led to a systematic evacuation, as verified by an official from the ...

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