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Millions of patient scans and health records spilling online thanks to decades-old protocol bug

Thousands of exposed servers are spilling the medical records and personal health information of millions of patients due to security weaknesses in a decades-old industry standard designed for storing

Google’s AI chatbot Bard gets a big upgrade with Gemini, Google’s next-gen AI model

Google Bard, the company’s generative AI chatbot and ChatGPT rival, is getting am update today that the company claims will significantly enhance its capabilities. The company says Bard will now

Google’s Gemini isn’t the generative AI model we expected

Google’s long-promised, next-gen generative AI model, Gemini, has arrived. Sort of. The version of Gemini launching this week, Gemini Pro, is essentially a lightweight offshoot of a more powerfu

Google announces the Cloud TPU v5p, its most powerful AI accelerator yet

Google today announced the launch of its new Gemini large language model (LLM) and with that, the company also launched its new Cloud TPU v5p, an updated version of its Cloud TPU v5e, which launched i

Pixel 8 Pro becomes the first smartphone powered by Google’s new AI model, Gemini

The Pixel 8 Pro will now become the first Android smartphone to be powered by Google’s next-generation AI model, Gemini, starting today, the company announced. Gemini Nano, a version of the mode

Liquid AI, a new MIT spinoff, wants to build an entirely new type of AI

An MIT spinoff co-founded by robotics luminary Daniela Rus aims to build general-purpose AI systems powered by a relatively new type of AI model called a liquid neural network. The spinoff, aptly name

Google unveils AlphaCode 2, powered by Gemini

Alongside its Gemini generative AI model, Google this morning took the wraps off of AlphaCode 2, an improved version of the code-generating AlphaCode introduced by Google’s DeepMind lab roughly

Why layoffs happen in December, and how to handle them compassionately

With a compassionate approach, companies can ensure that they help their employees find new beginnings rather than just marking an end.

OurSky lands $9.5M seed to build out developer platform for space data

A developer platform for the…sky? That’s the vision of OurSky, a startup founded last year that’s aiming to make space observational data more accessible via a software platform and global teles

Poppy says ‘I do’ to new capital for digital booking, fulfillment of wedding flowers

Florists use Poppy to create customized wedding floral proposals, with images, and provide on-demand pricing for couples.

Spade digs into credit card fraud detection intelligence following new capital raise

When a card is swiped or typed, the issuer sends Spade the data in real-time, and that transaction is linked with a verified merchant identity.

iMessage will reportedly get a reprieve from EU’s interoperability regulation

European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulation, which will hit tech giants in 2024, will ask large-sized messaging apps to be interoperable with other services. However, Apple’s iMe

Sydney-based generative AI art platform Leonardo.Ai raises $31M

Sydney, Australia-based Leonardo.Ai is the one of the latest generative AI startups to raise funding. Today, the AI art production platform for consumers and enterprise users announced a $31 million U

Titan AI leverages generative AI to streamline mobile game development

Generative AI is attracting a significant level of investment, including in the gaming space. Titan AI, a new mobile games studio, raised over $500,000 in pre-seed funding led by Berkeley SkyDeck. Ti

Sona launches its music streaming platform and marketplace to reward fans for buying ‘digital twins’ of songs

Sona is a new web3 streaming protocol that uses DeFi primitives (decentralized finance basic building blocks) to put the financial power back into artists’ hands with its rewards model, auctions and

X now lets users broadcast community posts to all followers

X, formerly Twitter, is rolling out a new option to let users share their community posts with all followers. This is much like posting a message in a thread to the whole Slack channel. An X engineer

‘Mega-deals’ could be inflating overall AI funding figures

A recent report from Pitchbook shows that 'mega-deals' could be inflating AI startup funding totals, giving a misleading picture of the sector's health.

Twitch to shut down in Korea over ‘prohibitively expensive’ network fees

Twitch, the popular video streaming service, plans to shut down its business in South Korea on February 27 after finding that operating in one of the world’s largest esports markets is “pr

Avenir seeks to raise $800M for new fund

Avenir Growth Partners is seeking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, it disclosed in a securities filing, two years after it began the paperworks for raising its IV fund. It ended up raising ab

Discord reimagines its mobile app to showcase its best social features

Discord launched a major refresh of its mobile app on Tuesday, putting messaging front-and-center while making a host of small improvements that users have been asking for. Inspired by user feedback,
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