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OpenAI announced the formation of a new committee to oversee the safety and security measures taken in the company’s projects and operations, on Tuesday. The Safety and Security Committee comprises select board members and is tasked with evaluating and further developing the San Francisco-based AI firm’s processes and safeguards. The new committee was formed as
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Algorand is expanding its presence in India’s blockchain sector, one step at a time. This week, Algorand Foundation’s India-focussed initiative called AlgoBharat, announced an app developer programme to train Indian engineers in blockchain development. Nasscom, the country’s primary non-government tech trade body, has joined forces with Algorand to ramp up blockchain training. In fact, Algorand’s
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WhatsApp is testing a Imagine shortcut that will let users generate AI-powered images, according to a report. The instant messaging app has been reportedly experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI) features such as AI-generated profile photos and stickers for a while now. As part of its AI initiatives, Meta introduced a chat assistant called Meta AI across
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Argentinean officials are in dialogue with their counterparts from El Salvador to gain a deeper understanding on strategies and experiences in adopting Bitcoin. Last week, senior leadership of the Argentinian National Securities Commission (CNV) met with El Salvador’s National Digital Assets Commission (CNAD) to assess the impact of adopting Bitcoin on the economy over the
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Samsung Galaxy Watch X might be the top-of-the-line smartwatch in the South Korean tech giant’s upcoming wearable series, according to a report. The company is expected to introduce the successors to the Galaxy Watch 6 lineup at its next Galaxy Unpacked event in July, alongside the new Samsung foldable smartphones. The Galaxy Ring, which was
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NASA will soon provide advanced training to Indian astronauts to send a joint mission to the International Space Station this year or shortly thereafter, US envoy to India Eric Garcetti has said. Garcetti made these remarks while speaking at the “US-India Commercial Space Conference: Unlocking Opportunities for US & Indian Space Startups,” hosted by the
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X would like to export its crowd-sourced fact-checking feature, Community Notes, to newspapers and other platforms, Chief Executive Officer Linda Yaccarino said at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris on Friday. “It is not impossible to imagine that this particular tool is shared by X to companies like yours, other platforms,” Yaccarino said, addressing fellow
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Mai Labs — a Web3 firm headquartered in the Cayman Islands — showcased its Mayaaverse metaverse platform in India earlier this week. The firm demonstrated the platform that digitally traces India’s journey through history. Mayaaverse allows visitors to explore ancient Indian cities (such as Hastinapur) to present-day temples, modern retail outlets, as well as photorealistic
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Liminal Custody, that offers storage and wallet services for virtual assets, announced that its Indian entity ‘First Answer India Technologies Private Limited’ is now officially registered with India’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). With this, the entity has become the latest Web3 firm to have joined this list alongside Binance, KuCoin, and WazirX – aiming at
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Canva, the popular online design platform, announced several new features and a new business-focused subscription at its first international Canva Create event in Los Angeles on Thursday. The platform unveiled its biggest redesign in more than a decade which includes a new homepage and editing experience for all users. Further, a new Canva Enterprise subscription
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Realme Buds Wireless 3 Neo neckband-style earphones were launched in India on Wednesday, May 22. The wireless earphones come with 13.4mm dynamic bass drivers and offer up to 32 hours of battery life. They support Google Fast Pair and dual-device connection. They are also equipped with noise-cancellation features that are claimed to improve phone calls. The earphones
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In a recent interview, Google CEO Sundar Pichai reportedly addressed concerns raised by independent news websites and publishers regarding the introduction of the new Google AI Overviews feature. The feature was announced at the company’s developer conference, Google I/O 2024, held on May 14. In a conversation with the Verge’s Nilay Patel last week, Pichai
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HP announced Monday it was rebranding its consumer and commercial PC portfolios in a bid to streamline its product offerings. Under the rebranding initiative, HP’s consumer PC lineup will now come with a single prefix, “Omni,” followed by a signifier representing the product category. All laptops will carry the “OmniBook” moniker, while all-in-one desktops will
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