Technology FILE PHOTO: A Lenovo logo is seen in Kiev, Ukraine April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo/File Photo

China’s Lenovo Extends Revenue Growth Streak, Beats Expectations

China's Lenovo Group reported a 9% rise in fourth-quarter revenue to $13.8 billion on Thursday, as the world's largest maker of personal computers (PCs) exits…

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Technology  South Korea's Minister of Science and ICT, Lee Jong-ho, speaks during a press briefing following the ministers' session of AI Seoul Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (AP)

Summit Host South Korea Says World Must Cooperate on AI Technology

South Korea's science and information technology minister said on Wednesday the world must cooperate to ensure the successful development of AI, as a global…

Technology stc Group Announces Launch of 11th Batch to Support Digital Innovation through inspireU

stc Group Announces Launch of 11th Batch to Support Digital Innovation through inspireU

stc Group, the engine of digital transformation, has announced the launch of the 11th intake of the "inspireU: General Program", a program designed to propel…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Boves, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

Amazon Plans AI-led Overhaul of Alexa Voice Assistant

Amazon.com is planning an artificial intelligence-driven overhaul of its Alexa voice assistant and plans to charge a monthly subscription fee to offset…

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Technology FILE - A sign indicating MasterCard credit cards are accepted is posted at a New York business, Jan. 21, 2015. Mastercard said Wednesday, May 21, 2024, that it expects to be able to discover that your credit or debit card number has been compromised well before it ends up in the hands of a cybercriminal. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Using AI, Mastercard Expects to Find Compromised Cards Quicker, Before They Get Used by Criminals

Mastercard said Wednesday that it expects to be able to discover that your credit or debit card number has been compromised well before it ends up in the hands…

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Technology The announcement was made at the IBM Think event underway in Boston. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia's ALLaM Model Joins IBM Watsonx as a Top Arabic Language Generator

The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) announced on Tuesday that its ALLaM model, which generates Arabic text, was included in IBM’s…

Technology Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of the words "Artificial Intelligence AI" in this illustration taken, February 19, 2024. (Reuters)

World Leaders Plan New Agreement on AI at Virtual Summit Co-hosted by South Korea, UK

World leaders are expected to adopt a new agreement on artificial intelligence when they gather virtually Tuesday to discuss AI´s potential risks but also ways…

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Technology OpenAI says its 'Sky' artificial intelligence voice was made in collaboration with a professional actress and is not meant to sound like film star Scarlett Johansson. Noam Galai / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

OpenAI to 'Pause' Voice Linked to Scarlett Johansson

Movie star Scarlett Johansson said Monday she was "shocked" by an OpenAI synthetic voice that sounds like her, which was released after she declined to work…

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Technology AI (Artificial Intelligence) letters and robot hand miniature in this illustration taken, June 23, 2023. (Reuters)

AI-intensive Sectors are Showing Productivity Surge, PwC says

The types of business which are most likely to use artificial intelligence are seeing growth in workers' productivity that is almost five times faster than…

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Technology A Samsung sign is displayed, during the GSMA's 2023 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain March 1, 2023. (Reuters)

Samsung Electronics Picks Veteran Executive to Tackle 'Chip Crisis' amid AI Boom

Samsung Electronics has replaced the chief of its semiconductor division to help the group overcome a "chip crisis", amid a booming market for AI chips where…

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Technology A general view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Arab Leaders Approve Riyadh as Headquarters for Arab Cybersecurity Ministers Council

Arab leaders approved the basic system for the Council of Arab Cybersecurity Ministers during the 33rd Arab Summit being held in Manama, Bahrain. The Arab…

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Technology  A view shows a Microsoft logo at Microsoft offices in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris, France, February 9, 2024. (Reuters)

Microsoft Kicks off Product Event with AI Devices in Focus

Microsoft kicked off a product event on Monday where it is expected to debut hardware and software related to consumer devices and AI. At the event on its…

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Technology A man walks past a bitcoin poster in Hong Kong on April 15, 2024. DALE DE LA REY / AFP

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Lied ‘Repeatedly’ to Support Claim, Says UK Judge

An Australian computer scientist who claimed he invented bitcoin lied "extensively and repeatedly" and forged documents "on a grand scale" to support his…

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Technology The Google logo is seen on the Google house at CES 2024, an annual consumer electronics trade show, in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, January 10, 2024. (Reuters)

Google Invests 1 billion Euros in Finnish Data Center to Drive AI Growth

Alphabet-owned Google will invest a further 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into the expansion of its data center campus in Finland to drive its artificial…

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Technology FILE PHOTO: People look at the new iPhone 15 Pro as Apple's new iPhone 15 officially goes on sale across China at an Apple store in Shanghai, China September 22, 2023. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

Apple Slashes iPhone Prices in China Amid Fierce Huawei Competition

Apple has launched an aggressive discounting campaign on its official Tmall site in China, offering discounts of up to 2,300 yuan ($318) on select iPhone…

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Technology The explosive growth of generative AI has sparked fears about its safety. Stefani REYNOLDS / AFP/File

South Korea, Britain Host AI Summit with Safety Top of Agenda

South Korea and Britain kick off a major international summit on artificial intelligence in Seoul this week, where governments plan to press tech firms on AI…

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Technology  OpenAI showed off the latest update to its artificial intelligence model, which can mimic human cadences in its verbal responses and can even try to detect people’s moods. - The AP.

A Former OpenAI Leader Says Safety Has 'Taken a Backseat to Shiny Products' at the AI Company

A former OpenAI leader who resigned from the company earlier this week said that safety has “taken a backseat to shiny products” at the influential artificial…

Technology Tesla and SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk pauses during an in-conversation event with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in London, Britain, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. (Reuters)

Elon Musk Launches Starlink Satellite Internet Service in Indonesia

Elon Musk traveled to Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Sunday to launch Starlink satellite internet service in the world’s largest archipelago nation. …

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Technology An Ineos hydrogen-fuelled Grenadier car is driven on a test track during a 'Roadmap to Decarbonisation' event. Adrian DENNIS / AFP

Ineos Drives towards Hydrogen Car Future

At a sprawling vehicle test center in the English countryside, a hydrogen-powered Grenadier 4x4 made by Ineos Automotive grips steep and rugged tracks,…

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Technology Reddit app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. (Reuters)

Reddit Stock Jumps after OpenAI Partnership

Shares of Reddit rose nearly 15% on Friday, following a partnership with artificial intelligence firm OpenAI that is expected to boost advertising income for…

Technology Nigeria Court Rules Binance Executive Can Face Trial on Behalf of Crypto Exchange

Nigeria Court Rules Binance Executive Can Face Trial on Behalf of Crypto Exchange

A Nigerian court on Friday ruled that Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan can stand trial on behalf of the cryptocurrency exchange in an ongoing tax evasion…

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Technology UK's CMA Rejects Probe into Microsoft-Mistral AI Tie-up

UK's CMA Rejects Probe into Microsoft-Mistral AI Tie-up

Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it would not investigate the partnership between Microsoft and Mistral AI, weeks after it invited views on the…

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Technology Rate-sensitive technology and real estate were the worst-hit sectors, down 0.7% each. (File/AFP)

Technology Leads European Shares Lower

European shares kicked off Friday's trade on a weaker note, led by declines in technology and real-estate companies, as investors looked forward to euro zone…

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Technology CoreWeave Raises $7.5 billion Debt from Blackstone, Others

CoreWeave Raises $7.5 billion Debt from Blackstone, Others

Specialized cloud services provider CoreWeave is raising $7.5 billion in debt from financiers led by Blackstone and Magnetar to expand its infrastructure to…

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