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Apples WWDC 2024 to Feature Major Software Updates and AI Innovations

Targeting the worldwide developer community, Apples Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2024 is set for June 10–14. At 1030 p.m. IST, the event wil

Targeting the worldwide developer community, Apples Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2024 is set for June 10–14. At 1030 p.m. IST, the event will begin with a keynote speech by CEO Tim Cook and other top executives, broadcast live on Apple platforms. Apple professionals will lead more than 100 technical courses. Significant announcements are anticipated to encompass software upgrades for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, visionOS, and watchOS. With iOS 18, Apple will probably announce its collaboration with OpenAI and roll out AI capabilities like voice memo transcription and automatically created emojis. With AI integration, Siri will become more conversational. In addition, the conventional grid arrangement can be abandoned in favour of customisable app icons. Information on Apples AI approach and upcoming features will be revealed at the event. Read More..

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Indian National Pleads Guilty to $37 Million Coinbase Fraud Scheme in U.S.

Chirag Tomar, an Indian native, entered a guilty plea to charges of wire fraud conspiracy in the United States. He acknowledged creating a phoney webs

Chirag Tomar, an Indian native, entered a guilty plea to charges of wire fraud conspiracy in the United States. He acknowledged creating a phoney website resembling the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange to steal over $37 million. 30yearold Tomar may spend up to 20 years in jail and pay a $250,000 fine. The 20th of December, 2023, saw his arrest. Users were tricked into giving their login information and twofactor authentication codes by the bogus website "CoinbasePro[.]com," which made it possible for their Bitcoin to be stolen. Among the victims was a citizen of North Carolina who lost more than $240,000. Tomar travelled and purchased upscale goods with the stolen money. The arrest of Srikrishna Ramesh in India for a different Bitcoin theft cooccurs in this case. Read More..

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WhatsApp Developing AIGenerated Image Feature for Chats

According to reports, WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging applications in the world with over 2.4 billion monthly active users, is working on

According to reports, WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging applications in the world with over 2.4 billion monthly active users, is working on a new feature that would allow users to create AIgenerated graphics within chats. This suggests a more comprehensive AI integration agenda, and it comes after rumours concerning AIgenerated profile images. The soontobe feature, dubbed AIpowered photos, is not yet accessible to beta testers and is still in the early stages of development. Eventually, a "Imagine" option in the attachment menu will allow users to create these graphics. The Android 2.24.12.4 WhatsApp beta was found to include the functionality. Official support sites indicate that it will soon be released, even if it isnt yet operational and promises exciting improvements to user interactions. Read More..

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QX Lab AI Unveils Ask QX PRO with Enhanced Multimodal Capabilities

An improved version of Ask QX, the companys generative AI platform, has been released by QX Lab AI. Multimodal features are part of the update, includ

An improved version of Ask QX, the companys generative AI platform, has been released by QX Lab AI. Multimodal features are part of the update, including texttoimage, texttocode translation, document analysis, and imagetotext production. With 4 million regular users, Ask QX has had over 15 million users since its launch. Ask QX PRO, available in more than 120 languages, prioritises data privacy and stores user data locally per UK and EU laws. The platform is designed to meet the demands of both personal and professional users with its extensive features and specialised architecture. Arjun Prasad, cofounder and CSO, emphasised the emphasis on Europe and the goal of broad adoption through tactical alliances. MidJune sees the release of the premium model, although the free version is now accessible. Read More..

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Africas VC Landscape From Boom to Reevaluation

Africas venture capital scene has undergone turbulent times recently, with company investments skyrocketing from $1.3 billion to $4 billion between 20

Africas venture capital scene has undergone turbulent times recently, with company investments skyrocketing from $1.3 billion to $4 billion between 2019 and 2021. However, a decline to $2.27 billion in 2023, comparable to pre2016 levels, denotes a change. Eghosa Omoigui of EchoVC attributes this shift to global issues and low lending rates. Timbuktoo Africas founder, Dr. Eleni Z. GabreMadhin, advocates for cooperation between governments and institutional investors, emphasising the necessity of a robust local investment base to maintain VC inflows. The author advocates for companies to implement a multicountry approach early to reduce risks and get sustained venture capital funding. The author emphasises the significance of overcoming obstacles while fostering Africas technology sector. Read More..

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PhonePe Revolutionizes CrossBorder Payments UPI Now Accessible in Sri Lanka

PhonePes users may now make UPI payments all around Sri Lanka thanks to a partnership with LankaPay. Thanks to this partnership, PhonePe customers vis

PhonePes users may now make UPI payments all around Sri Lanka thanks to a partnership with LankaPay. Thanks to this partnership, PhonePe customers visiting Sri Lanka may efficiently utilise UPI to make payments at LankaPay QR businesses. This is made possible via the Unified Payments Interface and the LankaPay National Payment Network. The usage of INR for transactions will streamline currency conversion for users. PhonePes International Payments division CEO, Ritesh Pai, emphasised the ease of use that Indian travellers will experience from this relationship. Channa de Silva, CEO of LankaPay, expressed enthusiasm about improving payment experiences for businesses and travellers. The importance of this UPI launch for bilateral economic partnerships and the future of digital payments in Sri Lanka was also stressed by the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Santosh Jha, and Central Bank of Sri Lanka Governor Nandalal Weerasinghe. Read More..

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Brazil Raises 2024 Growth Forecast to 2.5% Amid Retail and Job Gains

Brazils Finance Ministry increased its estimate of economic growth to 2.5% in 2024 from 2.2% in March, citing robust retail sales, the creation of job

Brazils Finance Ministry increased its estimate of economic growth to 2.5% in 2024 from 2.2% in March, citing robust retail sales, the creation of jobs, and the expansion of credit. However, recent floods in the Rio Grande do Sul have significantly increased inflation forecasts for 2024 and 2025 since they have affected supply chains and pricing for goods like rice, beef, and chicken. Inflation is predicted to hit 3.20% in 2025 and 3.70% in 2024. The ministry also predicts fewer interest rate reductions and a higher terminal interest rate, indicating a cautious attitude despite continued economic concerns and recent climate catastrophes. Read More..

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Shanghai Eases Data Transfer Rules to Attract Foreign Investment

Shanghai has developed a list of information that may be sent abroad without requiring security evaluations to draw in foreign investment during an ec

Shanghai has developed a list of information that may be sent abroad without requiring security evaluations to draw in foreign investment during an economic slowdown. The action eases the worries of international companies, including Tesla, advocating for more convenient data transfers in light of Chinas more stringent national security regulations. Delays and misunderstandings result from the 2022 legislation requiring offshore data transfers connected to domestic businesses to undergo security evaluations. According to the citys trial initiative, companies in Shanghais freetrade Lingang Area can transfer "ordinary data" from the mutual fund, automobile, and biomedical industries without undergoing further evaluations. This effort, which intends to improve international corporate operations, responds to calls for greater clarity on crossborder data transfers. Read More..

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