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North Korea Actively Developing Artificial Intelligence AI and Machine Learning ML Capabilities, Study Finds

According to recent research, North Korea is aggressively working to build Machine Learning ML and Artificial Intelligence AI capabilities for a range

According to recent research, North Korea is aggressively working to build Machine Learning ML and Artificial Intelligence AI capabilities for a range of uses, including government monitoring, wargaming simulations, protecting nuclear reactors, and reacting to COVID19. Although international sanctions may impede the procurement of AI gear, North Korea is making deliberate investments in developing these technologies to support its digital economy. The paper highlights partnerships between North Korean AI researchers and overseas academics, notably those in China, and references opensource material, including official media and journals. The Artificial Intelligence Research Institute was founded by North Korea in 2013, and the report showcases the nations endeavours to utilise AI across several fields. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Innovative Recycling Freee Recycle Converts Over 400,000 Tires into Paving Bricks and More

A Nigerian firm, Freee Recycle, is tackling the problem of trash by turning used tyres into new items, including flipflops, floor tiles and paving sto

A Nigerian firm, Freee Recycle, is tackling the problem of trash by turning used tyres into new items, including flipflops, floor tiles and paving stones. Since its founding in 2018, the firm has recycled over 400,000 tyres into various products. The tyres are ground into tiny bits, combined with an adhesive, and then formed into various items as part of recycling. Since its founding, Freee Recycle says it has saved the release of almost 8,100 tonnes of CO2. The companys products provide an ecofriendly way to dispose of tyre trash and are accessible in major towns in Nigeria. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Zee Entertainment Shares Plunge 10% as Sony India Cancels $10 Billion Merger

Following Sony Indias decision to scrap a $10 billion merger with the Indian broadcaster, shares of Zee Entertainment fell 10%, the most in a single d

Following Sony Indias decision to scrap a $10 billion merger with the Indian broadcaster, shares of Zee Entertainment fell 10%, the most in a single day since April 2021. This choice raises Concerns about Zees viability in an increasingly cutthroat sector. At least five brokerages dropped their price estimates and suggested selling Zees shares. The dissolution of the merger negotiations, which sought to establish one of Indias most extensive TV networks, raises concerns about Zees future, especially in light of Disneys intention to combine its Indian operations with Reliance, owned by Mukesh Ambani. Analysts speculate that Zee would draw in other bidders, but they warn that shareholder action against the companys management might result from the failed acquisition. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Australian Prime Minister Commits to Stage 3 Tax Changes Cuts to Personal Income Tax Rates

Anthony Albanese, the prime minister of Australia, has pledged to implement stage 3 tax reforms, which would lower personal income tax rates starting

Anthony Albanese, the prime minister of Australia, has pledged to implement stage 3 tax reforms, which would lower personal income tax rates starting on July 1. The goal of the tax cuts, which were first enacted five years ago with backing from Labour and the Coalition, is to eliminate the 37% marginal tax rate for individuals earning more than $120,000 and lower the 32.5% tax rate to 30% for those making between $45,000 and $200,000. The Greens have demanded that the $313 billion tax plan be abandoned because some experts fear it may increase inflation. Albanese, nevertheless, has declared that the tax cuts would go forward as scheduled. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Bitcoin Hits SevenWeek Low, Falls Below $40,000

After launching 11 spot bitcoin ExchangeTraded Funds ETFs on January 11, the price of bitcoin dropped to a sevenweek low and was trading below $40,000

After launching 11 spot bitcoin ExchangeTraded Funds ETFs on January 11, the price of bitcoin dropped to a sevenweek low and was trading below $40,000. At $39,938.00, the cryptocurrency saw a recent decline of 3.98%. The secondbiggest cryptocurrency, Ether, also decreased, falling 6.37% to $2,328.30. Expectations that bitcoin ETFs would be approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC had caused the price of bitcoin to soar but, since it competes with regular equities, it now confronts difficulties. Several analysts had predicted that the price of Bitcoin would be correct following the recent advances. More pressure came from withdrawals from FTXs ETF shares and Grayscale Investments bitcoin trust. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Denim Brand DENHAM Targeted in Akira Ransomware Attack

The Amsterdambased denim company DENHAM has acknowledged that it was the subject of a ransomware assault, with the Akira gang being the perpetrator. A

The Amsterdambased denim company DENHAM has acknowledged that it was the subject of a ransomware assault, with the Akira gang being the perpetrator. A DENHAM representative stated that the assault was detected on December 27, 2023, and had no appreciable effect on the brands online and instore offerings. The corporation hired a specialist cybersecurity organisation to counter the attack and conducted a digital forensic examination. DENHAM reassured customers, business partners, and staff that the personal information of those who visited its online store was secure. As a precaution, DENHAM has contacted the Dutch Data Protection Authority and taken steps to strengthen security. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

SEC X Account Hacked SIM Swapping Technique Exposed

Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC disclosed that a "SIM swapping" technique was used to hack into its X formerly Twi

Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC disclosed that a "SIM swapping" technique was used to hack into its X formerly Twitter account. The SEC also revealed that its employees had disabled multifactor authentication MFA, an extra security measure, six months before the assault and had just added it back on January 9th. After taking over the SECs X account, the hackers published a fictitious statement purporting to approve bitcoin exchangetraded products, which momentarily drove up the cryptocurrencys price. Attackers can control a phone number by reassigning it to a different device through SIM swapping. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago      

Metas Response to Digital Markets Act User Choice for Data Sharing

Meta Platforms, the old Facebook, is updating its European services by the Digital Markets Act DMA of the European Union. Notifications on Instagram a

Meta Platforms, the old Facebook, is updating its European services by the Digital Markets Act DMA of the European Union. Notifications on Instagram and Facebook will let users choose whether to share their information between the two platforms. The adjustments are made to comply with the DMA, which mandates that Big Tech companies handle their services and goods the same way they handle competitors. Users of Facebook Messenger will also be able to choose whether to link or keep their Facebook and Messenger accounts alone. March 7 is the DMAs deadline for compliance. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 27 days ago