Category: Editorial

ChatGPT hallucinations: BEUC calls for investigation

ChatGPT hallucinations: BEUC calls for investigation

The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) is urging EU consumer protection agencies to look into the potential harm generative AI chatbots like ChatGPT can cause individuals. The group believes that hallucinations, which these generative AI bots are prone to have, can mislead audiences. Hallucin... Read more

date10 months ago
Why is Microsoft throwing Twitter out of its ad tools?

Why is Microsoft throwing Twitter out of its ad tools?

Microsoft's advertising platform is discontinuing support for Twitter. Users will no longer be able to tweet through Microsoft Smart Campaigns from April 25. It appears the tech giant has no desire to pay at least $42,000 per month for access to the Twitter API. Why don't they? Two weeks ago, ma... Read more

date11 months ago
Intel’s recent cancellations: what is happening?

Intel’s recent cancellations: what is happening?

Curious eyes have shifted their focus toward Intel amid the numerous cancellations and withdrawals the company announced in the past month. Among these were the tech giant’s Thunder Bay Hybrid SoC, GPU SKUs intended for data centers, and the Rialto Bridge and Lancaster Sound GPU lines. We reac... Read more

date11 months ago
Bechtle acquires UK-based MSP ACS Systems

Bechtle acquires UK-based MSP ACS Systems

The addition of the managed service provider will support Bechtle's growth strategy in the UK. Bechtle announced the acquisition of UK-based ACS Systems, an MSP that focuses on cybersecurity, managed IT and cloud services. The move builds on an existing relationship between the two companies. In... Read more

date1 year ago
United Internet looks to sell off its giant email businesses

United Internet looks to sell off its giant email businesses

The company hopes to gain €1.5 billion from the sale. United Internet is looking to sell two of Germany's top email providers, GMX and Web.de, for around €1.5 billion ($1.52 billion), according to a report in Reuters. With approximately 67 million accounts, United Internet AG is a 'leading E... Read more

date2 years ago
Shopify cuts 10 percent of workforce as online shopping slows

Shopify cuts 10 percent of workforce as online shopping slows

The post-pandemic slowdown in online shopping forced the tech giant to slash jobs. This week Reuters reported that Canada's Shopify is laying off 10 percent of its workforce as the e-commerce company struggles with slowing growth due to a pullback in online shopping. The move comes after the com... Read more

date2 years ago
Google slows down its hiring

Google slows down its hiring

Google has told employees that it’ll be “slowing down the pace of hiring for the rest of the year,” according to an internal memo Tuesday by CEO Sundar Pichai obtained by The Verge. "Because of the hiring progress achieved so far this year, we'll be slowing the pace of hiring for the rest ... Read more

date2 years ago
Intel seeks to recoup €593 million euros in interest from EU

Intel seeks to recoup €593 million euros in interest from EU

After winning an appeal on an antitrust fine, Intel wants payback. US chipmaker Intel filed a claim for €593 million euros ($624 million) in interest from the European Commission, according to reporting in Reuters. The claim comes five months after the company convinced Europe's second-top co... Read more

date2 years ago
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