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Dutch government may quit Facebook

Dutch government may quit Facebook

The government is considering quitting its Facebook pages due to the risks of Meta's personal data processing policy. State secretary Alexandra van Huffelen shared the news in a letter to the House of Representatives. Van Huffelen indicates that a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) was rec... Read more

date14 days ago
Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Reuters reports that European telecom operators are pressuring the European Union to implement new laws that make big tech pay for network costs. According to the report, telcos want to the European Union to adopt laws similar to those currently in place in Australia. In the past months, Europe... Read more

date28 days ago
Meta slashes water use in data centers

Meta slashes water use in data centers

The company seeks to burnish its sustainability bona fides. Facebook parent Meta is aiming to cut the volume of water used in its datacenters by operating servers at higher temperatures and lower humidity levels. Meta said the plan is part of its commitment to become 'water positive' by 2030. ... Read more

date1 month ago
EU lawmakers accuse US big tech of shadow lobbying

EU lawmakers accuse US big tech of shadow lobbying

Members of the European Parliament claim the tech giants used shady techniques to influence European lawmakers and law. Big tech companies like Google, Meta and Amazon have deceived lawmakers by lobbying through smaller front organizations, according to a report in POLITICO. Leading European law... Read more

date2 months ago
Meta announces Make-A-Video, a tool that generates videos from text

Meta announces Make-A-Video, a tool that generates videos from text

Meta announced Make-A-Video, an AI-powered application that can render a video on-demand using existing graphics or text descriptions. Make-A-Video is an artificial intelligence-powered video generator tool that allows users to render videos from image or text prompts, just like existing image s... Read more

date2 months ago
White House presents principles to reform big tech

White House presents principles to reform big tech

The White House presented six principles for reforming big tech platforms, saying it was heartened by a bipartisan willingness in Congress to rein in US tech giants. The six principles, dubbed 'Enhancing Competition and Tech Platform Accountability', were revealed on Thursday. The announcement f... Read more

date3 months ago
Romanian developers excel in programming languages favored overseas

Romanian developers excel in programming languages favored overseas

Romanian IT professionals have a wealth of experience in Python and other programming languages favored among Silicon Valley startups. Romania has emerged as one of the best European countries to find talent in recent years. Expertise has led local IT professionals to excel in Python and other p... Read more

date3 months ago
Meta develops mind-reading AI model

Meta develops mind-reading AI model

Researchers from Meta developed an AI model that decodes speech from thought. The technology allows people to produce words without speaking. When humans indulge in conversations, they think about how words will form sentences in their head. Thinking of words is enough for your brain to create ... Read more

date3 months ago
Facebook agrees to settle data privacy lawsuit

Facebook agrees to settle data privacy lawsuit

The social media giant agreed to settle a lawsuit for sharing data with third parties like Cambridge Analytica. Meta's Facebook settled a long-running lawsuit in a US court seeking damages for letting third parties access the private data of users, according to an article in POLITICO. The mos... Read more

date3 months ago
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