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France Faces Unprecedented Cyber Attacks on Government Departments

Computer assaults of "unprecedented intensity" have reportedly targeted many French government offices, according to reports from the French news agen

Computer assaults of "unprecedented intensity" have reportedly targeted many French government offices, according to reports from the French news agencies AFP and BFM TV. According to a government source, there is presently no sign of Russian participation in the assaults, which have been ongoing since Sunday and have attacked many government agencies. As of right now, there have been no reported interruptions to government services despite the attacks. Read More..

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Japan Bolsters LNG Supply with Investments in Australia, U.S. Projects

As contracts with major LNG suppliers, such as Russia, end, Japan is bolstering its longterm supply by funding projects in Australia and the US. The l

As contracts with major LNG suppliers, such as Russia, end, Japan is bolstering its longterm supply by funding projects in Australia and the US. The largest power generator in Japan, JERA, has purchased a share in Woodside Energys Scarborough project, underscoring attempts to find dependable supplies in the face of global unrest. Japanese utilities aggressively seek collaborations, stressing supply dependability from allies, despite political problems like increased emissions regulations in Australia and restrictions on US LNG export licences. This move underscores a strategic shift in Japans LNG purchase policy. It is consistent with growing collaboration among G7 nations in the wake of Russias invasion of Ukraine over energy security. Read More..

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IMF to Assess Impact of Drought on Zambias Economy

The current droughts effects on Zambias economy and budget will be evaluated by the International Monetary Fund IMF during a visit to the country in m

The current droughts effects on Zambias economy and budget will be evaluated by the International Monetary Fund IMF during a visit to the country in midApril. There is a drought in 84 of Zambias 116 districts, and the rainy season ends early in late January. The drought, which significantly impacts hydropowerdependent electrical supplies and agricultural production, was designated a national catastrophe by President Hakainde Hichilema. Due to low rainfall, maize, a significant crop, failed to grow, leaving many smallscale farmers needing something to harvest. Since smallscale farmers provide crops for over 70% of Zambias population, food scarcity concerns are shared. Although the Zambian Grain Traders Association recommends current food security, Oxfam alerts people to severe food shortages that will impact six million people till the next planting season. Read More..

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South Africas Economy Narrowly Avoids Recession in Q4 2023

According to Statistics South Africa, the country just escaped a technical recession in Q4 2023, with the GDP expanding by just 0.1% following a 0.2%

According to Statistics South Africa, the country just escaped a technical recession in Q4 2023, with the GDP expanding by just 0.1% following a 0.2% drop in Q3. After growing by 1.9% in 2022, the annual GDP shrank to 0.6% in 2023. Estimates for GDP growth in 2024 range from 0.7% to 1.5%, which is insufficient to alleviate the high unemployment, poverty, and inequality rates. These matters are vital because, on May 29, the nation will have hotly contested elections. For the first time since apartheid ended, analysts believe the ruling African National Congress ANC may lose its parliamentary majority due to worries about how to handle social and economic issues. Read More..

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InterAmerican Development Bank IDB Doubles Investment Capacity with $3.5 Billion Boost

To double its size in the upcoming years, the InterAmerican Development Bank IDB has approved a $3.5 billion capital boost for IDB Invest, its private

To double its size in the upcoming years, the InterAmerican Development Bank IDB has approved a $3.5 billion capital boost for IDB Invest, its private sector arm. With this increase, it will be better able to support initiatives that address global concerns like mitigating climate change and reducing poverty. With the infusion, IDB Invest hopes to increase the resources it allocates yearly from the current $8 billion to about $19 billion. Furthermore, the board of governors approved using up to $400 million for IDB Lab, which supports venture capital and innovation projects. When taken as a whole, these initiatives seek to increase the IDB Groups financial capacity to $112 billion over the next ten years, essential for tackling the socioeconomic issues facing the area in the face of climate change. Read More..

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European AI Startup Boom Spurs Talent War with DeepMind and Others

The rivalry for technical expertise is becoming more fierce because of the entrance of AI startups in Europe. As a result, organisations such as Googl

The rivalry for technical expertise is becoming more fierce because of the entrance of AI startups in Europe. As a result, organisations such as Google DeepMind are forced to provide attractive packages or face losing top talent to competitors. Due to OpenAIs success, more money is being invested in AI startups, which has drawn overseas companies like Cohere and Anthropic to open European offices. DeepMind faces difficulties when staff members leave to start their businesses notable departures have resulted in large values. Senior researchers at DeepMind are granted restricted shares as part of an effort to retain talent. The arrival of international behemoths has led to a sharp increase in executive wages in Britains AI industry. Startups like Cohere entice people away from DeepMind by taking advantage of the changing market to create cuttingedge companies. Read More..

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NetApp Collaborates with NVIDIA to Propel AI Projects with Advanced Data Infrastructure

To improve Gen AI projects, NetApp announces improvements to its data infrastructure. It also partners with NVIDIA to integrate data infrastructure wi

To improve Gen AI projects, NetApp announces improvements to its data infrastructure. It also partners with NVIDIA to integrate data infrastructure with highperformance computing and networking. The solution aims to stimulate creativity, enhance decisionmaking, and simplify AI operations. Securing and facilitating highperformance data access in complicated situations is made possible by NetApps experience in AI support. The upgrade adds FlexPod for AI reference designs supporting NVIDIA AI Enterprise software and NetApp AIPodTM, a certified NVIDIA DGX BasePOD solution. NetApps validation for NVIDIA OVX systems further improves business AI installations. NetApp keeps enabling businesses to realise the full promise of AI with new cyberresilience features like Autonomous Ransomware Protection with AI. Read More..

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Coforge Unveils Coforge Orion AIPowered Autonomous SelfService Solution

Coforge presents Coforge Orion, an AIpowered selfservice system that operates independently. It automates incoming and outgoing calls, responding inte

Coforge presents Coforge Orion, an AIpowered selfservice system that operates independently. It automates incoming and outgoing calls, responding intelligently and acting on its initiative through generative AI. In contrast to conventional approaches, Coforge Orion facilitates organic, tailored dialogues that build stronger relationships with clients in industries like healthcare and tourism. This enterprisegrade technology facilitates humanlike bidirectional interactions in sales, marketing, and customer service. To ensure smooth communication, it uses generative AI for inbound questions and dynamically produces voice chats for outgoing calls. Businesses may improve customer happiness, streamline processes, and boost revenue development with CRM integration and multilingual assistance. Coforge Orion has already succeeded in several industries, enhancing client relations and giving companies more leverage in the everchanging business environment. Read More..

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