EU wants to cut red tape, costs to spur rollout of 5G – document

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By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission wants to cut red tape and costs to help Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telecom Italia and other telecoms operators roll out fast-speed 5G, according to a Commission document seen by Reuters. The EU executive, which wants all Europeans to have access to gigabit connectivity and 75% of EU companies to use cloud infrastructure or artificial intelligence technology by 2030, is expected to announce its proposal, called the Gigabit Infrastructure Act, on Feb. 10. The measure could save telecoms operators about 40 million euros ($43.5 million) i… Read More “EU wants to cut red tape, costs to spur rollout of 5G – document”

Cartoon From 1923 Weirdly Predicts 2023’s AI Advancements

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By Rob Lenihan A century-old editorial cartoon shows that humanity’s fears of being rendered obsolete by technology have been around a long time. Worried about losing your job to artificial intelligence? Well, that’s nothing new. People nowadays have been chattering a lot about ChatGPT, the advanced A.I.-powered chatbot that has been described as amazing and/or really spooky depending upon whom you talk to. But 100 years ago, chatbots weren’t a problem — probably because they didn’t exist. Back then electricity was seen by at least one person as the force that would short-circuit humanity’s u… Read More “Cartoon From 1923 Weirdly Predicts 2023’s AI Advancements”

Chatbots like ChatGPT are making their way onto search engine sites

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By tanit boonruen / Getty Images The rise of ChatGPT could potentially overshadow Google and other search engines. By having an answer for everything, this AI chatbot is a perfect complement to traditional search engines. As such, some people have already developed solutions allowing this type of tool to be added to your favorite search platform. The rise of ChatGPT could potentially overshadow Google and other search engines. By having an answer for everything, this AI chatbot is a perfect complement to traditional search engines. As such, some people have already developed solutions allowing… Read More “Chatbots like ChatGPT are making their way onto search engine sites”

Nick Bostrom’s perfect congruence with bigotry: How Effective Altruism buttresses the suffering of the | Opinion

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Nick Bostrom is one of the most important present-day philosophers of philanthropy and charitable giving. This month he apologized for a hideously racist email he wrote back in 1995. In doing so, he inadvertently showed that racism and philanthropy can happily coexist. He also showed that philanthropy is often deployed to buttress racism, and vice versa. Sounding sage READ MORE: Scholars and lawmakers are outraged over DeSantis’ rejection of AP African-American curriculum Bostrom isn’t quite a household name. But he’s a central figure in the Effective Altruism movement, dedicated to rationaliz… Read More “Nick Bostrom’s perfect congruence with bigotry: How Effective Altruism buttresses the suffering of the | Opinion”

Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on strong cloud performance

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By Yuvraj Malik and Jane Lanhee Lee (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as strong performance at its cloud services business helped offset a slump in the personal computer market, sending its shares 4% higher in extended trading. The upbeat results from Microsoft, whose business spans cloud services, software, gaming and computer hardware, will likely allay fears of a meltdown in the tech industry which has laid off tens of thousands of employees this year in anticipation of an economic downturn. Microsoft said Azure cloud product revenue rose… Read More “Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on strong cloud performance”

Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on strong cloud performance

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By Yuvraj Malik and Jane Lanhee Lee (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as strong performance at its cloud services business helped offset a slump in the personal computer market, sending its shares 4% higher in extended trading. The upbeat results from Microsoft, whose business spans cloud services, software, gaming and computer hardware, will likely allay fears of a meltdown in the tech industry which has laid off tens of thousands of employees this year in anticipation of an economic downturn. Microsoft said Azure cloud product revenue rose… Read More “Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on strong cloud performance”

Nvidia CEO says AI will need regulation, social norms

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By Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp Chief Executive Officer Jensen Huang on Tuesday said that the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence will create powerful tools that require legal regulation and social norms that have yet to be worked out. Huang is one of the most prominent figures in artificial intelligence because Nvidia’s chips are widely used in the field, including in a supercomputer that Microsoft Corp built for startup OpenAI, in which Microsoft said Monday it was making a multibillion-dollar investment. Huang was speaking at an event in Stockholm, where offi… Read More “Nvidia CEO says AI will need regulation, social norms”

‘Disgusting!’ Kylie Jenner SLAMMED For Wearing Noose-Inspired Necklace After Lion Dress Faux Pas At Paris Fashion Week

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In the fashion World, being controversial isn’t necessarily a bad thing — unless you’re Kylie Jenner. The reality tv star-turned-business mogul was slammed for adorning her neck with a bizarre noose-inspired necklace from Givenchy, RadarOnline.com has learned. Outrage for the Paris Fashion Week accessory came after Jenner and fellow celeb pals were accused of glamorizing animal cruelty at the Schiaparelli Haute Couture show earlier this week. As RadarOnline.com reported, the 25-year-old billionaire wore a dress that featured the faux head of a lion — sparking backlash at the apparent promotion… Read More “‘Disgusting!’ Kylie Jenner SLAMMED For Wearing Noose-Inspired Necklace After Lion Dress Faux Pas At Paris Fashion Week”

Yuyu Zhangzhou And Baptiste Giabiconi Introduce APM Monaco New Rock And Yummy Collections

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Now that the holiday shopping season is over, the fashion jewelry industry is going full steam ahead into 2023 with new collections that jewelry brands put together months before. Even though the economic landscape is rather shaky, overall prospects for the sector are rather rosy as the fashion jewelry market is projected to grow at a healthy rate of 7.8 percent until 2027. APM Monaco, one of the most prolific contemporary high-end silver fashion jewelry brands, never fails to surprise its patrons with new drops. The brand’s creative team led by APM’s creative director Kika Prette does wonders… Read More “Yuyu Zhangzhou And Baptiste Giabiconi Introduce APM Monaco New Rock And Yummy Collections”

Pat Riley Reveals What Truly Motivates LeBron James Ahead Of Record-Breaking Achievement

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By Nico Martinez Rat Riley drops major truth bomb on the priorities of LeBron James. Over nearly two decades of dominance, LeBron James has cemented an NBA career that rivals the best. As an 18x All-Star, 18x All-NBA player, and 4x MVP, the King has seen and done almost everything there is to do in the sport. Now, he’s on the cusp of, arguably, his biggest achievement yet. At 38,127 points scored, LeBron is just 260 away from passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the NBA’s All-Time scoring list and it may be the final piece he needs to solidify his claim as the GOAT. But if you ask Miami Heat Preside… Read More “Pat Riley Reveals What Truly Motivates LeBron James Ahead Of Record-Breaking Achievement”