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AI generated content should be labelled
Published in AI
Tuesday, 06 June 2023 10:25

AI generated content should be labelled


Says EU

Companies deploying generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and Bard with the potential to generate disinformation should label such content as part of their efforts to combat fake news, European Commission deputy head Vera Jourova said.

Meta releases Quest 3 VR headset
Published in IoT
Friday, 02 June 2023 11:45

Meta releases Quest 3 VR headset


$499.99 headset arrives in Autumn 

Meta has officially announced its Quest 3 VR headset in a post on Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram.

Meta threatens to banish Californian news
Published in News
Thursday, 01 June 2023 09:31

Meta threatens to banish Californian news


If it is forced to pay for it 

Social notworking company Meta has threatened to ban news content from its platform in California if the state government passes legislation requiring tech companies to pay publishers.

Meta in talks with Magic Leap
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 24 May 2023 11:36

Meta in talks with Magic Leap


Part of the Metaverse project

Facebook's parent company Meta is reportedly in discussions with augmented reality start-up Magic Leap to establish a multiyear agreement for intellectual property licensing and contract manufacturing in North America.

WhatsApp users can edit messages
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 May 2023 10:03

WhatsApp users can edit messages


If they are quick

WhatsApp users can finally edit their messages.

Meta starting to built its own AI chips
Published in AI


Meta Training and Inference Accelerator can't play Crystalis yet

Meta is building its first custom chip specifically for running AI models. 

Telcos wants Big Tech help to pay for 5G upgrades
Published in Network


Want EU to make it happen

Big tech companies accounting for more than five per cent of a telecoms provider's peak average internet traffic should help fund the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry. 

Meta reports downscale its metaverse dreams
Published in News


Although you would not know it

A study commissioned by Meta has found that the metaverse could contribute around 2.4 per cent to U.S. annual GDP by 2035, equating to as much as $760 billion. However, while it is likely that Meta hoped that would be the headline, it seems to need to remember a much earlier report which said that metalife would be much better sooner.

Big Tech lay-offs are already costing them
Published in AI


19th-century staff management approaches don’t work

Faced with falling margins after the Covid bubble burst, Big Tech let thousands of staff go on the assumption that they could rehire them when things got better at the end of the year, but they might have miscalculated, according an Intuit boss.

Russians think that less than a per cent of its trolls are detected
Published in News


The west are so stupid they believe stories about cathedrals 

Buried in the secret documents about the Ukrainian war which a kid leaked to his gaming group to show how important he was, is an indication that nice Mr Putin cleaned the West's clock when it came to manipulating social media and search engine rankings.