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A primer on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity

Digitally generated image of artificial intelligence robot touching data-projected screens … [+] against black background. getty The topic of artificial intelligence’s increasing involvement in our digital world and the associated opportunities and challenges have been key topics of discussion at many security conferences and events in recent times. There is no doubt that humanity is… Read More »

These 5 Club stocks defied the S&P 500’s fall in September

September was cruel for the stock markets – living up to its historical reputation as the weakest month for the S&P 500. This time, the bond market has been one of the main culprits for Wall Street’s downturn, according to Jim Cramer. The S&P 500 fell 4.33% between September 1 and Friday’s close, even though… Read More »

The threat of wildfires is increasing. The same happens with new artificial intelligence solutions to combat them

LONDON (AP) — Wildfires fueled by climate change have Maui’s devastated communities for the Mediterranean this summer, killing many people, depleting firefighters and fueling the search for new solutions. Enter artificial intelligence. Firefighters and startups are using AI-enabled cameras to scan the horizon for signs of smoke. A German company is building a constellation of… Read More »

4 Ways Auto Jobs Are Changing, According to a Top GM Executive

Members of the United Auto Workers participate in a solidarity rally as the UAW attacks the Big Three automakers in … [+] September 15, 2023 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) Getty Images One of the arguments the United Auto Workers present in their demands that sparked the current strike is that the… Read More »

HSBC-backed startup is using AI to help banks fight financial crime

Silent Eight co-founders, from left to right: Michael Wilkowski, Julia Markiewicz and Martin Markiewicz. Silent Eight WARSAW — When it comes to financial crimes, banks can often be “one decision away from a big mess,” Martin Markiewicz, CEO of Silent Eight, told CNBC. This is because the risk of fines and reputational damage is high… Read More »

Here’s everything Microsoft announced at its Surface and Copilot event

Microsoft Surface Laptops and Tablets Courtesy: Microsoft Microsoft on Thursday unveiled new Surface computers and shared details about the launch of this year’s version of Windows 11, including its built-in Copilot AI assistant, during an event in New York. The company introduced the Surface Laptop Studio 2 and Surface Laptop Go 3 and revealed the… Read More »

Investors riddled with FOMO may be re-entering the US stock market

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. CNN – Investors who missed this The year’s unexpected recovery appears to be causing them to dive… Read More »

Bankrupt digital health company Babylon sells UK assets for just $620,000

Bankruptcy filings reveal that investors were left with hundreds of millions of dollars in losses after the British telehealth startup, founded by Ali Parsa, sold its UK branch for around $620,000. © 2022 Bloomberg Finance LP British digital health startup Babylon Health went public in June 2021 at a valuation of $4.2 billion. Just over… Read More »

Google launches a major expansion of its Bard AI chatbot

new York CNN – Google’s Bard artificial intelligence chatbot is evolving. The company on Tuesday announced a series of updates to Bard that will give the chatbot access to Google’s full suite of tools — including YouTube, Google Drive, Google Flights and others — to help users with a wide variety of tasks. Users will… Read More »

Health professionals warn that loosening masks in hospitals would harm patients and health professionals

Nurses, researchers and those responsible for workplace safety worry that new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could reduce protection against the coronavirus and other airborne pathogens in hospitals. A CDC advisory committee this year has updated its 2007 standards for infection control in hospitals. Many health professionals and scientists expressed outrage… Read More »