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Google Takes Precaution Limits AI Responses for Election Queries on Bard and Search

In the leadup to the 2024 U.S. Presidential election, Alphabets Google said it would limit the kinds of electionrelated searches for which its chatbot

In the leadup to the 2024 U.S. Presidential election, Alphabets Google said it would limit the kinds of electionrelated searches for which its chatbot Bard and search generative experience can provide answers. Early in 2024 is when the limitations are anticipated to go into effect. Google intends to work with a greater emphasis on the potential use of artificial intelligence AI to support campaigns and voters in future global elections. This action aligns with continuing initiatives by tech companies to address issues with the propagation of false information and the application of AI in political situations. In November 2023, Meta, the company that owns Facebook, also put limits on the use of AI in political advertising. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

First Comprehensive Trade Deal Since 2016 Kenya and EU Sign Economic Partnership Agreement

The Economic Partnership Agreement between Kenya and the European Union is the first comprehensive trade agreement between the EU and an African count

The Economic Partnership Agreement between Kenya and the European Union is the first comprehensive trade agreement between the EU and an African country since 2016. Under the deal, Kenya could enter the EU dutyfree and quotafree, while European goods would see gradual tariff reductions. The agreement contains pledges to promote sustainable growth in areas like environmental preservation and worker rights. It is the "most ambitious economic partnership" the EU has ever had with a developing nation. The agreement must be ratified by both parliaments to be implemented. The EU invites more East African countries to join, viewing the deal as a winwin situation. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Alteryx to Be Acquired by Clearlake Capital and Insight Partners in $4.4 Billion Deal

The data analytics platform Alteryx has agreed to be bought by Clearlake Capital Group and Insight Partners, two private equity companies, for a total

The data analytics platform Alteryx has agreed to be bought by Clearlake Capital Group and Insight Partners, two private equity companies, for a total estimated deal value of $4.4 billion, including debt. The purchase of Alteryx occurred because the company was targeted for acquisition due to intense rivalry from bigger competitors such as Microsoft and Oracle, which affected its valuation. Cash payments to Alteryx investors will be $48.25 per share, 29.1% more than the companys most recent closing share price. The purchase intends to put Alteryx in a position to develop and expand under new management. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Amazon in Talks for Strategic Investment in Bankrupt Diamond Sports Group

According to reports, Diamond Sports Group, a local sports broadcaster that declared bankruptcy earlier this year, is looking for investors. Amazon ma

According to reports, Diamond Sports Group, a local sports broadcaster that declared bankruptcy earlier this year, is looking for investors. Amazon may be one of them. A multiyear streaming relationship and a strategic investment from Amazon are part of the possible arrangement. In addition to having the local rights to over 40 NBA clubs, a third of the National Hockey League teams, and almost half of the Major League Baseball teams, Diamond Sports Group carries the games of over 40 major sports teams in the United States. If the deal is completed, Diamonds games may be streamed on Amazon Prime Video, with Diamond managing its cable networks through current alliances. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Adobe Scraps $20 Billion Deal for Figma Amid Antitrust Concerns

Adobe has backed out of its $20 billion acquisition of the cloudbased design platform Figma because of antitrust issues in the UK and Europe. The tran

Adobe has backed out of its $20 billion acquisition of the cloudbased design platform Figma because of antitrust issues in the UK and Europe. The transaction, which was made public in September 2021, was investigated by authorities worried about large tech purchases that give powerful corporations more market share. Adobe is going to give Figma a $1 billion termination fee. Last month, the UKs Competition and Markets Authority CMA declared that the contract would hinder software innovation, which most digital designers in the country utilise. Given that Figma has been expanding quickly, Adobes decision to terminate the agreement highlights the difficulties presented by heightened regulatory scrutiny of M&As. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Holiday Shopping Alert Microsoft Identifies Storm0539 as a Major Gift Card Fraud Threat

Microsoft is warning about Storm0539, a growing threat cluster that uses clever email and SMS phishing attempts to orchestrate gift card theft and fra

Microsoft is warning about Storm0539, a growing threat cluster that uses clever email and SMS phishing attempts to orchestrate gift card theft and fraud. The assaults mainly target retail establishments during the Christmas shopping season. Boobytrapped URLs lead users to phishing pages where credentials and session tokens are harvested as part of the assaults. Then, to get beyond multifactor authentication MFA security, Storm0539 registers its device for supplementary authentication prompts. Using the footing gained, one can move laterally, elevate privileges, and get access to cloud resources for fraudulent purposes. The actor is driven by financial gain they conduct indepth reconnaissance and use cloud resources for postcompromise operations. Microsoft advises strengthened credential hygiene policies. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Security Alert Xfinity Discloses Data Breach Due to Citrix Software Vulnerability

Unauthorised access to Comcasts Xfinity internal systems was discovered between October 16 and October 19. Due to a Citrix software vulnerability, cus

Unauthorised access to Comcasts Xfinity internal systems was discovered between October 16 and October 19. Due to a Citrix software vulnerability, customer data, including usernames, hashed passwords, contact information, and the final four digits of social security numbers, was probably obtained during the data breach. Xfinity has informed federal law enforcement, and an inquiry has been launched. The danger associated with the programme has been eliminated, and the breachs data is still being analysed. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          

Mining Revolution Atomionics Unveils Gravio for Precise Mineral Exploration

A startup located in Singapore, Atomionics, has successfully implemented its Gravio "virtual drill" technology for the first time commercially. The te

A startup located in Singapore, Atomionics, has successfully implemented its Gravio "virtual drill" technology for the first time commercially. The technique precisely locates the locations of minerals under the soil by using artificial intelligence and gravity signals. Three significant mining firms have entered into contracts with Atomionics to implement Gravio, which is anticipated to be finished early in 2019. The technique seeks to reduce expenses associated with mineral exploration initiatives by offering a more precise virtual image before accurate drilling. Strategic investors and government agencies in Singapore, such as Mikhail Zeldovich of Trafigura and Pamela Vagata, cofounder of Open AI, support Atomionics. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago          



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