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17 Jun 2024

FCC names Royal Tiger as first official AI robocall scammer gang

Led by Prince Jashvantlal Anand, alias ‘Frank Murphy,’ and his associate Kaushal Bhavsar, Royal Tiger operates internationally, using AI voice cloning and phone spoofing to impersonate government agencies, banks, and utility companies.

17 Jun 2024

AI tools struggle with election questions, raising voter confusion concerns

Despite investments in AI improvements, accuracy issues remain, and new European legal requirements mandate safeguards against misinformation.

17 Jun 2024

Meta halts AI launch in Europe after EU regulator ruling

Meta will be halting the launch of its AI in Europe after Ireland’s leading data protection authority requested tighter privacy around the training of the AI.

17 Jun 2024

G7 summit underscores ethical AI, digital inclusion, and global solidarity

The leaders stressed the importance of human-centric, ethical AI that respects rights and boosts productivity without disrupting labour markets.

17 Jun 2024

Toshiba plans ¥100 billion investment in power semiconductors

The company will increase production capacity at its factories in Ishikawa, Hyogo, and Thailand in response to growing demand amid global decarbonisation efforts.

17 Jun 2024

European groups urge fairness in EU cybersecurity label for Big Tech

Recent revisions to the proposal eliminated sovereignty requirements that mandated US companies to partner with EU-based firms to store and process data within the bloc.

17 Jun 2024

Pope Francis advocates for ethical AI and human oversight at G7 summit

Pope Francis spoke during a session on artificial intelligence (AI), energy, Africa, and the Mediterranean on the second day of the G7 summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, on 14 June, 2024.

14 Jun 2024

IOC implements AI for athlete safety at Paris Olympics

Despite upcoming snap parliamentary elections in France, the IOC remains confident that preparations and the Games will proceed without disruption.

14 Jun 2024

Clearview AI reaches unusual settlement in privacy lawsuit

The settlement is based on a theoretical stake in the company’s future value, potentially amounting to at least $50 million, including $20 million in attorney fees.

14 Jun 2024

Microsoft’s €6.69 billion investment in Aragon: strengthening Spain’s cloud computing hub

Microsoft’s move follows Amazon’s recent announcement of a €15.7 billion investment in data centres in the same region, which will be powered fully by renewable energy.