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American tycoon Elon Musk believes that solar power plants could be a key solution to the global water crisis during his speech at the 10th World Water Forum 2024 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Monday, May 20.

Elon Musk: Sahara's solar potential can power Europe, aid water crisis

May 20, 2024, 03:05 AM - 2 mins read

“Of course, the sun doesn’t shine all the time, but on average, a square kilometer of solar panels can produce roughly one gigawatt per day, which is substantial,” he noted. He also mentioned that harnessing some of the solar heat from the Sahara could potentially generate enough electricity for all of Europe. While the vast potential of solar energy is often underestimated, Musk asserted that the calculations are straightforward and promising.

Tycoon Elon Musk arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Sunday ahead of the planned launch of SpaceX's Starlink internet service.

Starlink to boost Internet access in Indonesia; Musk arrives in Bali

May 18, 2024, 09:11 PM - 2 mins read

Indonesia is the third Southeast Asian country where Starlink will operate, following Malaysia and the Philippines. Starlink has also been extensively used in Ukraine by the military, hospitals, businesses, and aid organizations.

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May 18, 2024, 09:11 PM . 2 mins read


The rumored Slim model is anticipated to feature a 6.6-inch display, fitting between the standard iPhone 17 (6.1-inch) and the Pro variant (6.3-inch), but smaller than the Pro Max's 6.9-inch screen.

Apple's 'Slim' iPhone rumoured to be most expensive ever

May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM - 2 mins read

Sources, cited anonymously, intimate that the iPhone 17 Slim is poised to command the highest price point within Apple's lineup, potentially surpassing the previously esteemed iPhone 17 Pro Max.

see more

May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM . 2 mins read


X.com.

Bidding official farewell to Twitter, X.com is now live

May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM - 1 min read

Musk finally acquired the new brand domain, which is now live and accessible on the internet for everyone. 

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May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM . 1 min read


Two voice actors have filed a lawsuit against the artificial intelligence startup Lovo in Manhattan federal court, alleging the company used their voices without permission.

AI voiceover company accused of illegally using actors' voices in NY lawsuit

May 17, 2024, 04:15 AM - 1 min read

The actors accused the San Francisco-based Lovo of fraud, false advertising, and violating their publicity rights. Cohen emphasized the broader implications, stating, "We want to make sure this doesn't happen to other people. We don't know, of the thousands of voices Lovo says they use, how many people know that their voices were used and may still be used."

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May 17, 2024, 04:15 AM . 1 min read


At the annual Google I/O event held recently, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai announced a series of AI-driven advancements, emphasizing an evolutionary rather than revolutionary approach.

Key takeaways from Google I/O event: AI evolution across products

May 17, 2024, 01:02 AM - 3 mins read

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai announced a series of AI-driven advancements, emphasizing an evolutionary rather than revolutionary approach. The focus was on integrating AI into existing products, making them smarter and more intuitive for both developers and consumers.

see more

May 17, 2024, 01:02 AM . 3 mins read


Industry analysts project that India's internet economy will surge to $1 trillion by 2030, driven predominantly by the burgeoning e-commerce sector.

India's internet economy targets $1 trillion by 2030, driven by E-commerce

May 16, 2024, 06:32 AM - 2 mins read

Madhumita Mohanty, a retail consultant and educator, attributed the growth of e-commerce in India to factors such as increasing mobile phone and internet penetration, rising aspirations, urbanization, and the adoption of Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

see more

May 16, 2024, 06:32 AM . 2 mins read


In a move that raises eyebrows, the European Commission has set its sights on Meta Platforms, accusing the social media titan of potentially harming children's mental health and fostering addictive behavior through its flagship platforms, Facebook and Instagram.

EU takes Meta to task: Protecting children or overreach?

May 16, 2024, 05:37 AM - 2 mins read

While ensuring child safety online is undoubtedly crucial, it begs the question: Shouldn't parents and guardians play a more significant role in monitoring their children's online activities?

see more

May 16, 2024, 05:37 AM . 2 mins read


A recent Ipsos Research Private Limited report has announced a paradigm shift in India's labor landscape, with 88% of gig workers relying on gig economy platforms as their primary income source. 

AI bridges gaps for blue-collar gig workers

May 16, 2024, 02:40 AM - 2 mins read

With the Indian economy set to grow at 7.5% in 2024, according to the World Bank, the demand for both skilled and unskilled blue-collar workers, particularly in the gig economy, is expected to surge.  This trend is evident in the construction sector, which is experiencing a steady rise in gig worker employment, making it the second-largest employment generator in the country.

see more

May 16, 2024, 02:40 AM . 2 mins read


In a recent announcement, Netflix has announced its decision to discontinue the ‘Downloads’ feature for Windows users, affecting both Windows 11 and Windows 10 platforms.

Netflix to remove downloads feature on windows next month

May 15, 2024, 07:31 AM - 2 mins read

The forthcoming Windows app promises enhanced video streaming quality and access to live events. However, the trade-off appears to be the removal of support for offline viewing, a feature cherished by many Netflix subscribers.

see more

May 15, 2024, 07:31 AM . 2 mins read


A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, has called for a significant increase in government funding for artificial intelligence (AI) research, highlighting the urgency to address both the promises and perils of AI advancement.

Bipartisan U.S. senators push for surge in AI research funding

May 15, 2024, 06:21 AM - 2 mins read

The senators' proposal included funding for a cross-government AI research and development initiative, an "AI-ready data" program, and infrastructure for AI testing and evaluation across government agencies. Senator Rounds stated, "This is a time in which the dollars related to this particular investment will pay dividends to the taxpayers of this country long term."

see more

May 15, 2024, 06:21 AM . 2 mins read


Google launched its annual developer conference on Tuesday in Mountain View, California, with a robust focus on advancing artificial intelligence across its flagship products.

Google I/O event: CEO Sundar Pichai's AI vision takes centre stage with Gemini

May 14, 2024, 11:17 PM - 2 mins read

As part of the conference, Google announced "Project Astra," a new personal AI Assistant powered by Gemini AI. A live demonstration showcased Astra's ability to interact with the world through a smartphone camera, providing accurate responses to user inquiries in real-time.

see more

May 14, 2024, 11:17 PM . 2 mins read


As deepfakes gain traction during the Lok Sabha elections, understanding the mechanisms behind AI detection tools becomes crucial.

Industry experts highlight AI detection tools amid deepfake surge

May 14, 2024, 08:06 AM - 2 mins read

During the General Elections of 2024, social media platforms were flooded with deepfake videos featuring prominent actors like Aamir Khan and Ranveer Singh endorsing various political parties, all thanks to AI voice swap technology.

see more

May 14, 2024, 08:06 AM . 2 mins read


Elon Musk: Sahara's solar potential can power Europe, aid water crisis

May 20, 2024, 03:05 AM - 2 mins read

“Of course, the sun doesn’t shine all the time, but on average, a square kilometer of solar panels can produce roughly one gigawatt per day, which is substantial,” he noted. He also mentioned that harnessing some of the solar heat from the Sahara could potentially generate enough electricity for all of Europe. While the vast potential of solar energy is often underestimated, Musk asserted that the calculations are straightforward and promising.

Read more
American tycoon Elon Musk believes that solar power plants could be a key solution to the global water crisis during his speech at the 10th World Water Forum 2024 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Monday, May 20.
Tycoon Elon Musk arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Sunday ahead of the planned launch of SpaceX's Starlink internet service.

Starlink to boost Internet access in Indonesia; Musk arrives in Bali

May 18, 2024, 09:11 PM - 2 mins read

Indonesia is the third Southeast Asian country where Starlink will operate, following Malaysia and the Philippines. Starlink has also been extensively used in Ukraine by the military, hospitals, businesses, and aid organizations.

Read more
The rumored Slim model is anticipated to feature a 6.6-inch display, fitting between the standard iPhone 17 (6.1-inch) and the Pro variant (6.3-inch), but smaller than the Pro Max's 6.9-inch screen.

Apple's 'Slim' iPhone rumoured to be most expensive ever

May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM - 2 mins read

Sources, cited anonymously, intimate that the iPhone 17 Slim is poised to command the highest price point within Apple's lineup, potentially surpassing the previously esteemed iPhone 17 Pro Max.

Read more
X.com.

Bidding official farewell to Twitter, X.com is now live

May 18, 2024, 06:34 AM - 1 min read

Musk finally acquired the new brand domain, which is now live and accessible on the internet for everyone. 

Read more
Two voice actors have filed a lawsuit against the artificial intelligence startup Lovo in Manhattan federal court, alleging the company used their voices without permission.

AI voiceover company accused of illegally using actors' voices in NY lawsuit

May 17, 2024, 04:15 AM - 1 min read

The actors accused the San Francisco-based Lovo of fraud, false advertising, and violating their publicity rights. Cohen emphasized the broader implications, stating, "We want to make sure this doesn't happen to other people. We don't know, of the thousands of voices Lovo says they use, how many people know that their voices were used and may still be used."

Read more
At the annual Google I/O event held recently, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai announced a series of AI-driven advancements, emphasizing an evolutionary rather than revolutionary approach.

Key takeaways from Google I/O event: AI evolution across products

May 17, 2024, 01:02 AM - 3 mins read

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai announced a series of AI-driven advancements, emphasizing an evolutionary rather than revolutionary approach. The focus was on integrating AI into existing products, making them smarter and more intuitive for both developers and consumers.

Read more
Industry analysts project that India's internet economy will surge to $1 trillion by 2030, driven predominantly by the burgeoning e-commerce sector.

India's internet economy targets $1 trillion by 2030, driven by E-commerce

May 16, 2024, 06:32 AM - 2 mins read

Madhumita Mohanty, a retail consultant and educator, attributed the growth of e-commerce in India to factors such as increasing mobile phone and internet penetration, rising aspirations, urbanization, and the adoption of Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

Read more
In a move that raises eyebrows, the European Commission has set its sights on Meta Platforms, accusing the social media titan of potentially harming children's mental health and fostering addictive behavior through its flagship platforms, Facebook and Instagram.

EU takes Meta to task: Protecting children or overreach?

May 16, 2024, 05:37 AM - 2 mins read

While ensuring child safety online is undoubtedly crucial, it begs the question: Shouldn't parents and guardians play a more significant role in monitoring their children's online activities?

Read more
A recent Ipsos Research Private Limited report has announced a paradigm shift in India's labor landscape, with 88% of gig workers relying on gig economy platforms as their primary income source. 

AI bridges gaps for blue-collar gig workers

May 16, 2024, 02:40 AM - 2 mins read

With the Indian economy set to grow at 7.5% in 2024, according to the World Bank, the demand for both skilled and unskilled blue-collar workers, particularly in the gig economy, is expected to surge.  This trend is evident in the construction sector, which is experiencing a steady rise in gig worker employment, making it the second-largest employment generator in the country.

Read more
In a recent announcement, Netflix has announced its decision to discontinue the ‘Downloads’ feature for Windows users, affecting both Windows 11 and Windows 10 platforms.

Netflix to remove downloads feature on windows next month

May 15, 2024, 07:31 AM - 2 mins read

The forthcoming Windows app promises enhanced video streaming quality and access to live events. However, the trade-off appears to be the removal of support for offline viewing, a feature cherished by many Netflix subscribers.

Read more
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, has called for a significant increase in government funding for artificial intelligence (AI) research, highlighting the urgency to address both the promises and perils of AI advancement.

Bipartisan U.S. senators push for surge in AI research funding

May 15, 2024, 06:21 AM - 2 mins read

The senators' proposal included funding for a cross-government AI research and development initiative, an "AI-ready data" program, and infrastructure for AI testing and evaluation across government agencies. Senator Rounds stated, "This is a time in which the dollars related to this particular investment will pay dividends to the taxpayers of this country long term."

Read more
Google launched its annual developer conference on Tuesday in Mountain View, California, with a robust focus on advancing artificial intelligence across its flagship products.

Google I/O event: CEO Sundar Pichai's AI vision takes centre stage with Gemini

May 14, 2024, 11:17 PM - 2 mins read

As part of the conference, Google announced "Project Astra," a new personal AI Assistant powered by Gemini AI. A live demonstration showcased Astra's ability to interact with the world through a smartphone camera, providing accurate responses to user inquiries in real-time.

Read more
As deepfakes gain traction during the Lok Sabha elections, understanding the mechanisms behind AI detection tools becomes crucial.

Industry experts highlight AI detection tools amid deepfake surge

May 14, 2024, 08:06 AM - 2 mins read

During the General Elections of 2024, social media platforms were flooded with deepfake videos featuring prominent actors like Aamir Khan and Ranveer Singh endorsing various political parties, all thanks to AI voice swap technology.

Read more

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