Sales at Microsoft have surged as the technology giant cashes in on the artificial intelligence (AI) gold rush in a race against Silicon Valley rival Google.
- by Matthew Field
This year’s technology rally defies logic, echoing the famous dotcom boom and bust of the early 2000s.
- by Dan Miles
After the US announced tighter restrictions on exports of advanced semiconductors to China last week, China has responded by introducing export controls on graphite, a critical material used in the batteries of electric vehicles.
- by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Talks between actors and the studios have reached an impasse, in part over the use of their digital likeness. But has the artificial horse already bolted?
- by Karl Quinn
Cybercriminals are coaching victims, recruiting money mules and ramping up attacks. Banks are in the business of making this an expensive exercise.
- by Millie Muroi and Tim Biggs
Convicted Prakazrel “Pras” Michel argues the “experimental” generative AI program was an error made by his “unqualified, unprepared and ineffectual” lawyer.
- by Lindsay Whitehurst
Xi Jinping’s plan for global mastery of artificial intelligence and supercomputing is about to collide with the hard reality of American power as the US escalates its semiconductor war against China.
- by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are great smartphones that go toe-to-toe with the iPhone, but they also pack a lot of experimental-feeling generative AI.
- by Tim Biggs
The former Facebook employee, in Australia for South by Southwest, says online platforms invested heavily in safety after her disclosures, only to wind them back.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Is it a photograph or a “promptograph”? The judges of the world’s first AI art awards decide.
- by Helen Pitt
We can’t predict when the next pandemic will come, but there are things we can learn from the last one.
- by Aisha Dow