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Microsoft Launches Copilot Bot on Telegram for Interactive AI Assistance

Users may now engage with Microsofts official Copilot chatbot on Telegram to search, post queries, and have conversations. On desktop and mobile devic

Users may now engage with Microsofts official Copilot chatbot on Telegram to search, post queries, and have conversations. On desktop and mobile devices, users may speak with @CopilotOfficialBot, which is currently in beta and is verified with a checkmark. To utilise it, look for the bot, confirm it is accurate, and provide Microsoft with your Telegram phone number. In addition to handling text queries, the bot can search the internet, recommend movies, design fitness plans, help with coding, interpret conversations, and deliver brief information. The Copilot for Telegram is limited to 30 interactions per day and cannot produce photos. Microsoft is continually adding platforms to its Copilot service offering. For $20 a month, it offers a premium version with the newest AI models. Read More..

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Google Invests $2 Billion to Launch First Data Center in Malaysia

Google will invest $2 billion to establish its first data centre and Google Cloud region in Malaysia, marking the latest expansion by global tech firm

Google will invest $2 billion to establish its first data centre and Google Cloud region in Malaysia, marking the latest expansion by global tech firms into Southeast Asia. This investment aims to support Malaysias digital ambitions and enhance local industry with AI and advanced technologies. The data centre in Sime Darby Propertys Elmina Business Park will power Google services like Search, Maps, and Workspace. In contrast, the cloud centre will cater to the needs of local businesses and the public sector. This move follows significant investments by other tech giants, including Microsoft, Amazon, Nvidia, and Apple, highlighting Southeast Asias growing appeal with its young, techsavvy population 670 million. Read More..

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Paris Olympics Uber Launches "Uber Cruises" and "Uber Bubbles" Initiatives

Uber is expanding its efforts in Paris to meet the expected increase in demand for the next Olympics. These include the free "Uber Cruises" on the Sei

Uber is expanding its efforts in Paris to meet the expected increase in demand for the next Olympics. These include the free "Uber Cruises" on the Seine from July 12 to August 3 and the day tours known as "Uber Bubbles," which include champagne sampling. Uber will also invest primarily in rider discounts and driver incentives, though the precise sum is still unknown. Uber plans to hire a record 40,000 drivers to handle the demand on public transport as over 15 million visitors—a 30% increase—are anticipated this summer. The business will employ dynamic pricing and run promotions at strategic sites like airports and train stations. Furthermore, Ubers app is authorised for usage across Paris, with limited locations receiving special access. Read More..

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Nexi, Stripe, and Adyen Bring Apple’s Tap to Pay to Italian Businesses

Businesses in Italy may now take payments using Apples Tap to Pay service, which uses iPhones nearfield communication NFC technology, thanks to the ad

Businesses in Italy may now take payments using Apples Tap to Pay service, which uses iPhones nearfield communication NFC technology, thanks to the addition of Nexi, Stripe, and Adyen. This service, previously exclusive to Android handsets via NexiSoftPOS, is now available on iOS, making it more straightforward for small businesses to accept payments without needing specialised gear. Adyen is introducing the service in collaboration with Milanese luxury brand Prada, broadening its focus beyond ecommerce. Stripe has also included the service, improving its business payment options. "With a device that many already own, Tap to Pay on iPhone enables Italian businesses to accept contactless payments," stated Ruhi Dang, product manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at Stripe. Read More..

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OpenAI Partners with The Atlantic and Vox Media to Enhance AI Training

To improve and train its AI products, OpenAI, under the direction of Sam Altman, has teamed up with Vox Media and The Atlantic. These partnerships pro

To improve and train its AI products, OpenAI, under the direction of Sam Altman, has teamed up with Vox Media and The Atlantic. These partnerships provide OpenAI access to its news archives and material, essential for developing its extensive language models. News publishers may also profit from these kinds of partnerships, as they usually dont get a cut of the money produced when internet firms distribute their material. Verge and Vultures parent company, Vox Media, will collaborate with OpenAI to create consumer and advertising products and grant access to its archives to enhance ChatGPTs functionality. A similar agreement, which included Atlantic Labs, an "experimental microsite" to test OpenAIs technology, was announced by The Atlantic. Nicholas Thompson, CEO of Atlantic, highlighted the possible advantages provided that collaborations are appropriately set up. Read More..

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Verizon Unveils New Subscriber Offerings Discounted YouTube Premium and Peacock Integration

Verizon VZ.N has revealed its newest subscriber benefits, which include a reduced YouTube Premium membership and the inclusion of Comcasts CMCSA.O Pea

Verizon VZ.N has revealed its newest subscriber benefits, which include a reduced YouTube Premium membership and the inclusion of Comcasts CMCSA.O Peacock in its centre for streaming subscriptions. Customers of myPlan will be able to access YouTube Premium for $10 per month, which is a 30% reduction, starting on Thursday. Furthermore, starting June 5, Verizons +play entertainment centre will incorporate NBCUniversals Peacock streaming service, offering consumers a unified streaming experience. Ahead of the Olympic Games in Paris, Comcast just changed the price of Peacock. The premium plus memberships are now $7.99 and $13.99 monthly. Customers are still drawn to Verizon because of its customizable myPlan choices, which include streaming services like Netflix and Warner Bros. Discoverys Max. The Ultimate Phone Upgrade programme also gives alluring handset promotions for Unlimited Ultimate wireless plan subscribers. Read More..

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Robinhood Launches $1 Billion Share Buyback Program, Signaling Maturity

Starting this years third quarter, Robinhood Markets HOOD.O plans to repurchase $1 billion worth of equities through its first share buyback programme

Starting this years third quarter, Robinhood Markets HOOD.O plans to repurchase $1 billion worth of equities through its first share buyback programme. This action shows that the 11yearold business, wellknown for its retail trade software, is beginning to mature. Although buybacks are generally linked to more established companies, Robinhoods move indicates its efforts to draw in investors looking for evidence of growth beyond its first stages of development. Following the bell, the news increased shares by 4.3% to $21.34, potentially reaching alltime highs not seen since December 2021. Even with the recent advances, Robinhoods stock is still below its August 2021 top, forcing the business to expand its product line to include a credit card and retirement account to meet changing consumer needs. Read More..

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Starlink Outage Affects Over 40,000 Users, Service Restored

On Tuesday, Elon Musks Starlink, SpaceXs satellite internet division, suffered a brief outage that affected about 41,393 subscribers. Still, the firm

On Tuesday, Elon Musks Starlink, SpaceXs satellite internet division, suffered a brief outage that affected about 41,393 subscribers. Still, the firm said that services have since been fully restored. Users could not connect for almost an hour during the outage until Starlink fixed the network problem. With over 60% of the approximately 7,500 satellites in orbit above Earth, Starlink remains a significant player in the satellite internet market despite the setback. The outage highlights the difficulties in delivering satellite internet service without interruption, especially given the rising demand for dependable access in remote locations. Read More..

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