A general view of a stock market price of Apple (AAPL). Photo credit should read: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Tech giants post sluggish financial results as sector struggles continue

Technology giants Alphabet, Amazon and Apple all posted disappointing financial results on Thursday as businesses continue to face challenging global economic issues. Google’s parent company Alphabet posted lower profits and only a small revenue increase, while Amazon also reported a fall in profits and Apple posted its first quarterly revenue drop in nearly four years. […]

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EMBARGOED TO 2230 SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26 File photo dated 26/05/22 of a child using a laptop computer, as the Online Safety Bill is to be updated to criminalise the encouragement of self-harm, the Government has confirmed.

Call to stop rogue algorithms ‘pushing’ antisemitism online

The Government has been urged to stop rogue algorithms “pushing” online hate, including Holocaust denial and antisemitic conspiracy theories. The Antisemitism Policy Trust has highlighted how “unfit for purpose” systems can spread harmful content and disinformation through search engines. In an interview with the PA news agency, the Trust’s chief executive Danny Stone welcomed the […]

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UK Tech Nation start-up organisation to close after British Government pulls funding

Tech Nation, the UK organisation that supports tech start-ups, has announced it will cease operations at the end of March after the Government withdrew its core grant funding. Founded in 2010, the organisation has supported the rise of some of the biggest names in UK tech, including Monzo, Revolut, Ocado, Skyscanner, and Deliveroo. Tech Nation […]

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The core of the Milky Way becomes visible in the early hours of Tuesday morning as it moves over Bamburgh Lighthouse at stag Rock in Northumberland. Picture date: Tuesday April 13, 2021.

Scientists release newly accurate map of all the matter in the universe

Scientists have released one of the most precise measurements ever made of how matter is distributed across the universe today. When the universe began, matter was flung outwards, gradually forming the planets, stars and galaxies. By carefully putting together a map of that matter today, scientists can try to understand the forces that shaped the […]

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Microsoft invests billions in ChatGPT-maker OpenAI

Microsoft has said it is making a “multi-year, multibillion-dollar investment” in the artificial intelligence (AI) start-up OpenAI – the maker of ChatGPT and other tools that can write readable text and generate new images. The tech giant described its new agreement as the third stage of a growing partnership with the San Francisco-based OpenAI that […]

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US infiltrates big ransomware gang: ‘We hacked the hackers’

The FBI and international partners have at least temporarily dismantled the network of a prolific ransomware gang they infiltrated last year, saving victims including hospitals and school districts a potential 130 million dollars (€119 million) in ransom payments, US officials announced. “Simply put, using lawful means we hacked the hackers,” deputy attorney general Lisa Monaco […]

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